Trusted care, close to home.

No matter what life sends your way, you need to be certain that your care team will be prepared. You’ll get that security when you choose Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). With locations at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, we offer state-of-the-art care between, before and after baby arrives.

Family Birth and Newborn Center–Muhlenberg

Now open! Imagine a birthing facility designed with input from other parents like you. We did just that and created a new birthing experience in Bethlehem. When you choose to deliver at our Family Birth and Newborn Center at Muhlenberg, you’ll get a higher level of personal attention and exceptional clinical care for a uniquely memorable birth experience. It’s the perfect blend of medical excellence and special amenities – the big things and the little touches that help you feel right at home.

For example, the internet-ready campus offers full Wi-Fi access to give you more flexibility to shape your ideal birth experience. Private rooms offer comfortable seating and sleeping for your support partner. You may follow your medical care through our secure MyLVHN portal available on your in-room iPad. And there’s so much more:

  • Comfort measures during labor and delivery including hydrotherapy, birthing balls and more
  • Breastfeeding support and education after delivery and comprehensive feeding support whether you choose to breast- or formula-feed your baby
  • Certified registered nurse-midwives can provide comprehensive care through delivery and beyond
  • Postpartum and baby-care classes and videos before discharge
  • Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for premature babies born between 32-35 weeks gestational age
  • BabyCam, a live-stream video feed of your baby, for families unable to be with their infant in the NICU
  • Maternal fetal medicine (MFM) specialists for high-risk pregnancy – on call 24 hours a day
  • Secure access to your medical records through MyLVHN
  • Seamless transportation and admission to LVH–Cedar Crest should your family require higher level care for babies born before 32 weeks gestation, or other complex care needs
  • Advanced security for you and your baby

Located at 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Download a facility map | Get directions to LVH–Muhlenberg | 888-402-5846 (LVHN)

 

Family Birth and Newborn Center–Cedar Crest

Our Allentown campus is the original state-of-the-art birthplace. While your LVHN prenatal care is designed to minimize risk as much as possible, things can sometimes take an unexpected turn. If you have a high-risk or complex pregnancy, you'll have 24-hour access to maternal fetal medicine (MFM) specialists, as well as the region's highest-level neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in case your baby needs more intensive, specialized care.

This campus also offers convenient services and amenities including free valet parking, comfortable seating and sleep accommodations for your birth partner, and educational videos and classes to assist you in your transition home. You can also view your medical records through our secure patient portal, MyLVHN.

  • Breastfeeding support and education after delivery and comprehensive feeding support whether you choose to breast- or formula-feed your baby
  • Certified registered nurse-midwives can provide comprehensive care through delivery and beyond
  • Postpartum and baby care classes and videos before discharge
  • Advanced testing, care and expertise for high-risk or complicated pregnancies
  • Secure access to your medical records through MyLVHN
  • Maternal fetal medicine (MFM) specialists for high-risk pregnancy – on call 24 hours a day
  • Perinatal unit for high-risk pregnancies that require specialized care or 24-hour bed rest
  • Level IV NICU when your baby needs specialized or intensive care from specially trained physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and physical/occupational therapists
  • BabyCam, a live-stream video feed of your baby, for families who are unable to be with their infant in the NICU
  • Advanced security for you and your baby
  • Supervised play center for siblings and visitors ages 2½ to 12 years old. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Registration is required at first visit. Children must wear socks and be free from illness.

We’re Baby Friendly
Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest was named a Baby-Friendly Hospital by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The distinction recognizes our commitment to helping mothers who choose to breastfeed attain the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to initiate and sustain breastfeeding for the optimal health and nutrition of their infant.

Located at 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103.

Download a facility map | Get directions to LVH–Cedar Crest | 888-402-5846 (LVHN)

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