Postpartum

Postpartum at GBMC
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Visiting Hours:
12pm - 8pm
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GBMC's Postpartum Units are designed for family-centered care and comfort. Offering 48 designer decorated, private rooms including four handicapped accessible rooms, GBMC's postpartum care is focused on the comfort of the mothers and their families.
Services Offered:

GBMC provides a full-range of postpartum care for new mothers and their babies.
  • Nursing care for vaginal or cesarean delivery patients
  • Option for mothers to "room-in" with their baby, or utilize the newborn nursery
  • Lactation services to assist mothers that choose to breastfeed.
  • Private obstetricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and midwives are available 24 hours a day
  • A Family Nourishment Center is offered on each unit for patient and family convenience
Amenities in each room include:
  • Soft lighting
  • Comfortable bench for visitors, which converts to a sleeping area for your significant other
  • Chairs specifically designed for a new mothers' comfort
  • New Versacare beds with Tempur-pedic mattresses
  • Side-rail patient bed control pendant with controls for the TV, lights and bed.
  • A patient information board is provided to include the names of your Care-team and pertinent phone numbers for your ease of use.
Each patient bathroom is designed with:
  • Hair dryer
  • Magnifying mirror
  • Heat lamp
  • Storage area for your comfort supplies within easy reach.
Service Excellence provided by our Maternal Newborn Health Team has resulted in positive Press Ganey Scores for Obstetrical Care.
The shower area includes:
  • A built in seat
  • Hand-held shower head
  • There is a Family Nourishment Center located on each unit for patient and family convenience.
The Postpartum Staff provide Nursing care for Vaginal and Cesarean Section delivered patients. The patient may choose Rooming in with her infant or may utilize the Newborn Nursery for interim infant care during her Postpartum stay.

Patients with complications such as: Diabetes, Postpartum Hemorrhage, Hypertension and or pre-existing Medical or Surgical conditions may also be cared for on the Postpartum Units.

The Postpartum Team includes a dedicated staff of:
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nursing Support Technicians
  • Clinical Nursing Students
  • Volunteers
  • Social workers
  • Private Obstetricians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Midwives are available 24 hours a day to provide care for our Postpartum Patients and consultation with our Nursing Staff.
Postpartum sitting area
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