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Welcome to The BirthPlace at Hugh Chatham Health. Our secured unit consists of all private rooms with infant security maintained 24 hours a day

Pregnant woman on utltrasonographic examination at hospital

Our goal is to provide parents-to-be with a comfortable and safe environment that honors your needs and preferences. 

Our family-centered approach to childbirth will be evident throughout your stay. The BirthPlace has spacious birthing suites where you will labor, deliver, recover and stay for postpartum all while benefiting from the comforts of home. We offer the latest technology to provide optimal care to you and your baby.  A central nursing station means staff are readily available to meet your needs in a timely manner.  

We offer a supportive environment that includes skin-to-skin at delivery, delayed cord clamping, rooming-in with your baby, and a supportive commitment to breastfeeding.  Our staff is dedicated to making the birth of your baby a joyous occasion.

We welcome you to see for yourself why The BirthPlace at Hugh Chatham Health is your choice for this special time in your life.

Services provided by The BirthPlace:

  • Board Certified OB/GYN  Providers
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Breastfeeding Commitment
  • North Carolina Breastfeeding Educators on staff
  • Epidural Pain Management
  • Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum Rooms
  • Level 1 Nursery
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners provide care 24/7
  • All nurses certified in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • All nurses certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Centralized fetal monitoring throughout the unit
  • Secured- Camera Monitored Unit
  • TotGuard Infant Security Umbilical Clamp for all babies
  • Antepartum Testing

Contact Us

For more information,
please call 336-527-7374.

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