We know how special having a baby can be, and for a once in a lifetime experience, you deserve the right environment for your delivery. At Baptist Health System, our four hospitals offer customizable amenities – from prenatal education, to hospital tours, to customized birthing plans – with the compassionate care you need. Our facilities provide a combination of suites and spacious rooms, convenient parking, family waiting areas, nurseries and in-room baby sleepers, plus electronic security systems to insure the safety of your child. For a tour of one of our facilities, please make an appointment at one of the numbers listed below.
Citizens Baptist Medical Center
Contact information: 604 Stone Ave., Talladega, AL 35160, Ph: 256-761-4200256-761-4200
Princeton Baptist Medical Center
Princeton Baptist Medical Center’s Women’s Center recently underwent an extensive renovation and now features six labor and delivery suites delivering a hotel-like experience. Newly renovated rooms feature flat-screen televisions, a mini-refrigerator and sofa that converts to a sleeping bed for dad or loved one. We think that every mom should have a personalized birthing experience, that’s why we offer access to Jacuzzi tubs for early labor, birthing balls, 1:1 nursing care during labor, and skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby after delivery. Our twelve private post-delivery rooms provide a perfect setting for baby’s first days and include rooming in, a birthday cupcake celebration, and access to our lactation team. Moms can rest assured that our 24-hour neonatal services and Level III NICU will provide baby with the best care possible.
Contact information: 701 Princeton Ave. SW, Birmingham, AL 35211, Ph: 205-783-7174205-783-7174
Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Shelby Baptist Medical Center’s patients enjoy a dedicated maternity entrance with emergency labor parking, a spacious family and children’s waiting area, and state of the art services fueled by compassionate faith-based care. 14 dedicated birthing suites and a Level III NICU bring peace of mind when anticipating the big day. And our team of doctors and staff are specially trained to support your unique birthing plan.
Contact information: 1000 1st Street N., Alabaster, AL 35007, Ph: 205-620-8360205-620-8360
Walker Baptist Medical Center
Walker Baptist Medical Center’s renovated facility provides cutting-edge care, in a modern atmosphere. With five Labor/Delivery/Recovery (LDR) rooms, two operating rooms, and spacious postpartum rooms, the birthing experience you’re looking for is here.
Contact information: 3400 Highway 78 E., Jasper, AL 35501, Ph: 205-387-4415205-387-4415
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Our Women’s Centers offer programs to help prepare you for the arrival of your baby. From prenatal education classes to breastfeeding support services at the hospital, we will guide you along the way and prepare you for your new routines at home. We are here with you throughout your experience. To view dates, times and locations of our classes, please visit http://baptisthealthalabama.org/Locations/Events-Classes
*Not all services are available at all locations; please call in advance to confirm availability
Breastfeeding Class – This class is to help Mom view breastfeeding as a natural, healthy choice for your baby and answer specific questions. Our staff will discuss with you the benefits and techniques of breastfeeding. We will assist you in your plans for returning to work and introduce you to future support groups.
Early Pregnancy Class – Moms and their support team members are encouraged to enroll and attend in the first trimester or the first three months of their pregnancy or as soon as their pregnancy is confirmed. In this class, you will learn about nutrition to sustain a healthy pregnancy, changes in the mother, normal discomforts of pregnancy and how to deal with them, and warning signs of when to notify your physician.
New Parent CPR (Infant CPR) – This course trains individuals to recognize and to properly care for life-threatening and cardiac emergencies for newborns to 12 months of age.
Prepared Childbirth Class – In this class, Moms and their support team members will learn about pregnancy, labor, delivery, and infant care. We also discuss exercises, decreasing anxiety through relaxation techniques, and medications to assist Mom with the labor and delivery process. A tour of our facilities is also included in the class.
Steps Ahead Medicaid Maternity Program – The program is required for all pregnant women receiving Medicaid. In this class, nurses follow expectant mothers throughout their pregnancy and answer any questions they may have regarding pregnancy and labor and delivery process. Education regarding normal and abnormal pregnancy issues, child development and parenting skills is provided. The nurses offer counsel and encourage smoking and/or drug cessation sessions if there is a need. Grief counseling for mother is also available in the event of the loss of an infant, child or immediate family member.