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Pregnancy & Birth

Turn to the Rosalind McDonald Family Birthing Center at UNC Lenoir Health Care, and our birth specialists, for personalized, professional care to meet your pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and postpartum needs.

Pregnancy Care

patient child FBCChoose a UNC Lenoir obstetrician or midwife to provide you compassionate care during your pregnancy. Learn more about how to choose a pregnancy care provider.

Lamaze Classes

Take our free Lamaze classes to help you prepare for your child’s birth.

Women’s Health Services

Work closely with our gynecologic experts to obtain other reproductive health procedures you may need while carrying a child.

Labor & Childbirth Services

You’ll appreciate the comfortable environment of our Rosalind McDonald Family Birthing Center, which enables you to labor, deliver, and recover in the same room. You can feel confident you’re receiving the latest birthing techniques for:

Care for Mom & Baby After Birth

Experience the joy of a staff that encourages mother-to-baby physical contact immediately after delivery. You’ll also have peace of mind because of our staff’s extra help with personal needs such as:

Specialty Care Nursery

If your baby encounters unique challenges after birth, our Level II nursery is specially equipped and trained to respond effectively. Whether your baby needs help breathing, maintaining body temperature, or taking oral feedings, you can rely on our experienced nurses for the added care to help your baby recover and strengthen quickly. Your newborn also will receive care from our pediatricians or family medicine doctors.

Breastfeeding Support

Learn from a nursing staff devoted to helping your baby take to breastfeeding as early as possible after birth. You can rely on our certified lactation consultants for guidance in the hours, days, weeks, and months after birth. Consider attending our Daytime Breastfeeding Support Group at Minges Wellness Center.

Tour the Family Birthing Center at UNC Lenoir

Set up a tour of the Family Birthing Center by calling 252-522-7290.

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