Pregnancy & Birth
Get individualized pregnancy care and a childbirth experience that respects your wishes at Caldwell UNC Health Care. Rely on knowledgeable, dedicated care teams to support you and your family from conception through birth.
Expert Obstetrics Care
Turn to the Caldwell UNC for a wide range of prenatal and obstetric care at Laurel Park Women’s Health – Granite Falls and Laurel Park Women’s Health – Lenoir. Get a free pregnancy test, or if you know you’re pregnant, choose an obstetrician (OB) or certified nurse midwife (CNM) to take care of you. Expect skilled guidance from your provider to maintain a healthy pregnancy and delivery.
Pregnancy Care Pathway Notebook
Rely on the Pregnancy Care Pathway notebook to serve as a guide and resource for what to expect during your pregnancy and childbirth experience. Get this notebook at your first appointment with your OB or CNM at Laurel Park Women’s Health.
Welcoming Birthing Center
Find a friendly, safe environment at The Family BirthPlace at Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina. You’ll receive patient-centered care that’s close to home.
Your Care Team
Expert OBs, CNMs, and nurses at Caldwell UNC are your advocates. They will provide the best possible childbirth and recovery care for you. Our labor and delivery nurses at the Family BirthPlace have decades of experience. You and your family can call upon them for personalized care throughout your stay.
Learn About Childbirth
Attend a childbirth class at Caldwell UNC to answer your questions and ease any anxiety you have about pregnancy and birth. Learn and practice skills you and your partner will need to boost your confidence and improve your childbirth experience.
Support for Labor & Delivery
Prepare for the childbirth experience you want when you deliver at Caldwell UNC Family BirthPlace. Comfortable labor and delivery suites will enable you to focus on delivering a healthy baby. Count on our labor and deliver staff to make your experience exceptional.
After birth, enjoy family-centered care that encourages:
- Skin-to-skin bonding
- Mother-baby “rooming in”
Partner with a certified lactation consultant and experienced nurses at Caldwell UNC for breastfeeding support. As a new mother, you can call on us for help getting started at the hospital and after you go home.
Rest assured your newborn has access to neonatal care after birth from our nursery care team. The 13-bed, Level I well-baby nursery at Caldwell UNC provides compassionate attention for healthy babies. If your baby needs a higher level of care, we’ll assist with a safe transfer to a partner hospital.