Birthing – Treatments & Services
Our team of supportive physicians, caring and experienced nurse midwives and specialized obstetric and pediatric nurses is renowned for their specialized skills, advanced training, and dedication to the health and wellness of you and your baby. Prenatal, labor & delivery, postpartum, newborn and pediatric care are all provided by our team. We use state of the art technology such as fetal monitoring surveillance, electronic documentation and medication administration; and provide a safe environment using the HUGS security system.
A BABY FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
We are designated a Baby-Friendly© site for breastfeeding moms and we offer skilled lactation specialists dedicated to helping with all aspects of breastfeeding needs. York Hospital’s Family Care team offers more than just hospital care. Special touches are what make our care unique. We provide many prenatal and educational classes for the entire family that include a popular belly casting class and a sibling class for lil’ tykes.
We also offer a comprehensive array of wellness services including hypnotherapy, Reiki, massage and craniosacral therapy to ease stress and anxiety throughout pregnancy. And of course, after delivery, a special gourmet celebratory dinner is served for the happy parents to enjoy. Follow-up home visits after baby is born is also a part of the services we provide. Here, our nurses perform exams on mom and baby to check vital signs, incision checks, assessment and evaluation of feeding, newborn weight and will answer any questions that may have come up since discharge.
York Hospital voted one of the best Maternity Hospital’s
Newsweek in partnership with The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit that monitors the quality and safety of health care, released this years awards for “Best Health Care” series. The award for the Best Maternity Care Hospitals are given to hospitals that meet Leapfrog’s tough standards for excellence in maternity care: hospitals that have low rates of C-section, episiotomy, and early elective deliveries, and follow important protocols to protect moms and babies.
Out of 231 hospital’s across 36 states, York Hospital was one of only 14 hospital’s throughout New England who received this award.
York Hospital is a Bronze level certified safe sleep hospital. The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification program recognizes York Hospital for its commitment to infant safe sleep by modeling and teaching infant safe sleep best practices in the goal to reduce SIDS/SUID.