Birthing Center | Memorial Hospital | Fremont Ohio
Choosing the right hospital for the birth of your baby is an important decision. For generations of women, Memorial Hospital has been the right choice. That’s because at Memorial, every mom and baby, and every delivery, is special. We take every necessary step to ensure that your stay with us will help you celebrate the life of your newborn child.
Compassionate, Experienced Caregivers
One of the most important features of the Memorial Mother and Baby Unit is our outstanding team of nurses. Our staff is highly trained and experienced and many of our OB nurses have been in the department for years and have advanced training. Most importantly, our nurses care about you and your baby. In addition to making you and your baby as comfortable as possible, our nurses will answer your questions and provide instruction on many issues like newborn care, breastfeeding and adjusting to all the changes a new baby brings.
The obstetrical staff at Memorial works together with you and your doctor to personalize your birth plans so that you are as prepared as possible for the many options and decisions that you will face on delivery day.
All the amenities a new mother could ask for
At Memorial, every room is a private room. Our birthing suites offer labor, delivery, and recovery al in one private setting. Your baby can stay with you in your room. There is even plenty of room for your family support person to stay with you overnight to allow for bonding and special time with the new baby.
Anesthesia and pain control options are always available. Be sure to discuss your comfort level with your physician and nurse, or midwife so that we can best help you during the labor and delivery experience.
Wireless Internet is available free of charge so that you may share pictures and stories of your new baby with your family as soon as is possible.
The Memorial Obstetrics Department offers several features in order to enhance the birth experience, including:
- Pre-admission tours
- Pre-admission information sessions
- Family and children services for paternity questions
- A secure unit
- Board certified lactation consultants for breastfeeding support
- Individual education
- Childbirth, Sibling and Breastfeeding support classes
For more information, contact the Obstetric Department at 419.332.7321 ext. 3253.Care that continues long after delivery
As you prepare to go home with your new baby, our staff will provide you with the information you need to care for your baby and yourself. Our nurses are happy to answer your questions and help you anyway that we can.
In addition, once you return home, our nursing staff is available to you to answer any questions. You can call 419.332.7321, ext 3253, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for any questions or concerns you may have.
Please be sure to arrange a pediatrician prior to coming to the department for labor. If an expecting mother needs assistance doing this, the Memorial Obstetrics Department can provide support.
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The Memorial Hospital Birthing Center (OB Department) is located on the third floor of Memorial Hospital in Fremont Ohio. To arrive at the Birthing Center (OB Department), take the main elevators from the hospital lobby to the third floor and follow the directional signs to your right.
For Your Family’s Safety Our Mother and Baby Unit features a modern security system for the protection of your new family. We use special identification procedures that ensure your baby is kept secure at all times.
Scott J. Farrell, M.D.
Obstetrics & Pediatrics
For questions regarding childbirth education or visiting hours, call 419.332.7321 ext. 3253.