Labor and Delivery FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Labor and Delivery

Where should I go when I am in labor?

Patients in labor should come to the Obstetrics entrance and go to the registration desk in the OB Atrium. Vehicles dropping off patients in labor may temporarily park in specially marked parking spaces near the Obstetrics entrance. Click here for the GBMC Campus Map and Directions to the Obstetrics entrance.

Where should I park?

GBMC offers complimentary valet service at the Obstetrics entrance for GBMC patients and visitors. This service is provided Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 Pm, except for holidays or during adverse weather conditions. The closest garage is Lily Park. See Campus Map.

Can I get a parking discount?

Yes, there are several options available for your convenience.

  • Weekly: Unlimited trips over 7 consecutive days - $15
  • Coupon Book: 10 trips with no time limit - $30

Passes are sold in Radiation Oncology, The Corner Shop, The Boutique, The Parent Connection, General Operating Room Admitting, and Patient Support Services.

How many visitors can I have during labor and delivery?

Five visitors are allowed during labor and three during delivery. Two visitors will be allowed in the OR or PACU area.

What kinds of things should I pack in my overnight bag?

Some common items include:

  • Chapstick
  • Toothbrush
  • Socks
  • Music
  • Diversions, such as cards, games, or books
  • Camera
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