Lehigh Valley Health Network is here to provide personalized, convenient, comprehensive health care for you and your baby.
Welcome to the Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, the region’s leader in maternity care services
Every birth is special. At the Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, we feel fortunate to be trusted to care for you and your baby. As the leader in complete management of pregnancy and delivery care services, your safety and comfort are top priorities. We are committed to providing mother, newborn and family with excellence in maternity and newborn care in a welcoming environment. Our highly skilled team of physicians, midwives and nurses work together to make your birth experience the safe, personalized and joyous event you have imagined.
If you have a high-risk condition or a medical complication of pregnancy, our maternal fetal medicine specialists are always available to you. We also offer the region’s highest level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in case your baby needs more intensive, specialized care. And Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, the region’s only children’s hospital for comprehensive pediatric services, is located right here, too.
LVH–Cedar Crest also offers convenient services and amenities such as valet parking, comfortable seating and sleep accommodations for your birth partner and educational videos for your transition home. You can also view your medical records through our secure patient portal, MyLVHN.
Your core maternity care team: Obstetricians, laborists, midwives, nurses and resident physicians
Options and preferences
The Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH–Cedar Crest offers unique options for all pregnancies – low-risk and high-risk – because we offer you choices unavailable anywhere else in the region.
Support for high-risk pregnancy
If you have a high-risk condition or a medical complication of pregnancy, our maternal fetal medicine specialists are on-call 24-hours a day to provide high-risk pregnancy care. Maternal fetal medicine physicians are nationally recognized specialists managing medical complications of pregnancy and higher risk patients. They support the core team.
Maternal fetal medicine physicians care for all obstetric patients needing advanced care through specialty clinics that are only available at LVHN:
Neonatal intensive care unit
The Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, located on the campus of LVH–Cedar Crest, provides the highest level of NICU care in the region. We care for babies born at all ages and weights, as well as infants who have critical illnesses. Neonatal surgery is available on-site.
For family members who may be unable to be with their baby in the NICU, LVHN offers BabyCam, a live-stream, secure and private video feed of their child so you can see your infant 24/7.
While you are at the Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH–Cedar Crest
Amenities and support
LVH–Cedar Crest offers full Wi-Fi access to give you more flexibility to shape your ideal birth experience. Private rooms provide comfortable seating and sleeping for your support partner. You also may follow your medical care through our secure MyLVHN portal available on your in-room iPad. And there’s so much more:
Learn about labor, delivery and more
We help you prepare for a newborn – even if it is not your first child – starting during your prenatal care:
Support and in-hospital classes are offered to help with your transition home:
Should you have any questions or wish to make an appointment with an LVPG OB-GYN, please call us at 888-402-LVHN (5846).