Maternity Hospitals and Birth Centers in Philadelphia

 

The following is a profile of maternity hospitals in Philadelphia County. As of April 2017, there are no licensed birth centers in this county according to the American Association of Birth Centers. However, Pennsylvania Hospital (see below) does offer a low-intervention birthing suite.

 

PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL (PENN MEDICINE)

 

Address: 800 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 | View on Map

Overview:

“With over 5,000 births a year, we have a wide array of specialized treatments and services to ensure healthy babies, healthy mothers and happy families. Each birth is a wondrous event and every woman receives individualized care for her unique needs. Our team of highly skilled professionals includes obstetricians, certified nurse-midwives, perinatologists (for high-risk pregnancies), pediatricians specializing in newborn care, neonatologists, genetic counselors, nurses and social workers.”

Practices that Deliver at Pennsylvania Hospital:

“Expectant couples seeking a homelike atmosphere for their birth experience have an excellent delivery alternative at Pennsylvania Hospital’s Birthing Suite. Located on the third floor of the hospital’s Preston Building, the Birthing Suite contains two birth rooms featuring many amenities to support a natural or low-intervention childbirth, including:”

  • 24/7 midwifery or obstetric care
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Whirlpool bath and refreshment area (available in one room only)
  • Comfortable chairs
  • Soft décor
  • Television
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HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (PENN MEDICINE)


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Overview:

“At the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn obstetricians deliver more than 4,000 babies each year and offer prenatal care on the Penn campus at 3701 Market Street and at Penn Medicine Radnor. Prenatal care is also provided at the Dickens Center for Women’s Health at HUP. 14 labor and delivery suites are outfitted with state-of-the-art technology to ensure the highest quality of care for mothers and infants. ”

Practices that Deliver at Pennsylvania Hospital:

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THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

 

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Overview:

“Our obstetricians and nurses provide routine obstetrical and maternity care for thousands of expectant women in the area each year. We have an entire suite of services available to you from the time you start planning your pregnancy through delivery and beyond. You will have access to:

  • Highly experienced and compassionate obstetricians
  • Extraordinary nursing care
  • Perinatologists (doctors who specialize in high-risk pregnancy)
  • Anesthesiologists who have been specially trained for pregnant women
  • Intensive care for newborns through our collaboration with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Maternity facilities including a maternal/infant unit and a 40-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit staffed by Nemours neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners
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EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER PHILADELPHIA

 

Address: 5501 Old York Road, Philadelphia PA 19141 | View on Map

Overview:

“More than 2,800 babies are born each year at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, a respected and trusted labor and delivery hospital in the Philadelphia community. Our team combines this experience with the latest technology to give our moms-to-be a safe and healthy birthing experience.

Benefits of Labor and Delivery at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia:

  • Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care New
  • Private delivery rooms and postpartum suites
  • One of the lowest C-Section rates in Philadelphia “
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HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

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Overview:

“At Hahnemann, you’ll find Support for your childbirth choices, including natural childbirth options. Our Obstetrics unit features:

  • Three private triage rooms (evaluation and assessment)
  • Seven labor and delivery rooms (a Jacuzzi is located in one room)
  • 17 postpartum rooms, many of which are private
  • A 16-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • A well-baby nursery

To learn more about obstetrics and gynecology at Hahnemann University Hospital or to schedule your tour, call us at (866) 484-2478. To find a Physician call 866-884-4484

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TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

 

Address: 3401 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140 | View on Map

Overview:

“As a major provider of obstetrical service, Temple University Hospital delivers over 3,000 babies a year, providing routine as well as highly sophisticated obstetrical care. In addition to 12 labor/delivery/recovery rooms, the obstetrical floor includes three operating rooms, a 27-bed post-partum and 8-bed antepartum unit, 26-bassinet infant intensive care unit, and a 27-bassinet well-baby nursery. The babies can room in with their mother.

To make an appointment with a Temple Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences physician, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536).”

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