Upon arrival in the Sullivan County Community Hospital OB Department, moms-to-be will find three comfortable, well-equipped labor, delivery, and postpartum rooms.  Each room is spacious enough to accommodate your needs throughout labor, delivery, and postpartum. Infants room in with mothers to promote bonding. Significant others are encouraged to stay overnight.

The Sullivan obstetrical department is equipped with up-to-date labor and delivery suites for vaginal deliveries. Cesarean section deliveries are also performed as needed. Anesthesia coverage is available at any time to promote comfort during labor, if you should request it.

Childbirth education class is available to all expecting families. The class is designed to educate parents on the labor and delivery process, relaxation techniques, breastfeeding, and caring for their newborn once returning home. Classes are held the second Saturday of every other month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend this class. Breakfast and lunch are provided. All expecting parents are encouraged to attend.

Safe Infant Sleep Environment

 

This photo illustrates a safe sleep environment for a baby, in which the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death are low. Baby is sleeping on its back on a firm and flat sleep surface; baby is dressed in sleep clothing; and there are no crib bumpers, pillows, blankets, loose bedding, or toys are in the sleep area.

Image courtesy of the Safe to Sleep® campaign, for educational purposes only; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sids; Safe to Sleep® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

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