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Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton

The Family Birth and Newborn Center is a beautiful, modern, secure maternity unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton that offers a variety of accommodations to ensure the comfort, safety and security of our patients.

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Patient room at the Family Birth and Newborn Center, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton

The Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH–Hazleton consists of three private labor and delivery rooms, as well as nine postpartum suites, which feature private bathrooms and wall-sized wooden armoires with plenty of storage to make your stay as home-like as possible.

In addition, there are two prenatal testing rooms, a large nursery and a hydrotherapy room with a whirlpool bath to help expectant mothers manage labor pains. The Family Birth and Newborn Center also features its own cesarean birth suite, including an operating and recovery room, so cesarean section deliveries can be performed within the security of the unit.

In preparation for birth, the Family Birth and Newborn Center staff offers an array of prenatal education classes, including six-week labor and delivery classes, breastfeeding classes, free car seat checks, infant/child CPR classes, and parenting and sibling classes.

Patient safety is paramount in any care setting, but it's a heightened concern throughout pregnancy and childbirth. The Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH–Hazleton is a secured unit only accessible through a monitored intercom system, so you can rest assured you and your baby will have a safe and comfortable birthing experience. Approved visitor passes are needed after hours (8 p.m.-8 a.m.).

Additionally, the Family Birth and Newborn Center utilizes the MyLVHN Hazleton patient portal.

At the Family Birth and Newborn Center, we're prepared to ease your anxiety and assist in your joyous birthing experience. To learn more about the Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH–Hazleton and to register for prenatal classes, call 570-501-4200.