Providing a full spectrum of services, based on family-centered careThe Department of Obstetrics at GBMC ranks as one of the busiest labor and delivery units in Maryland. This recently renovated unit has 17 spacious birthing rooms. Upgrades include family work stations with internet connection near patient bedsides, reconfigured room layout for improved convenience, new flooring, cabinetry, wall finishes and lighting.
For women needing close monitoring during pregnancy, the 12-bed Mangione High Risk OB unit, adjacent to the delivery suite, provides specialized maternal-fetal care. It's one of the only in the region that consolidates all prenatal services, inpatient care, and antepartum testing in one location to promote a seamless continuum of care.
We offer multiple OB-GYN practices in the community as well as on our campus. For infants of all birth weights, a Level III-B Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staffed by board-certified pediatricians and neonatal nurse practitioners to care for the tiniest patients.
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After You Deliver
During this special time in your life, your body will undergo many changes as it recovers from pregnancy, labor and delivery. It took many months for these changes to occur and you can expect that it will take several weeks to months for your body to return to what is more normal for you.
Many changes also take place as you get to know your baby and learn how to care for this new member of your family. As a parent, you will become your baby’s “expert.” Trust yourself and enjoy the journey!
Download our Postpartum Care booklet to help aid your journey