Landmarkâ€™s Maternity Care and Newborn Nursery Precious Beginnings
blends the latest in maternity-care technology with warmth and
personal attention focusing on the mother's wishes and needs,
thereby providing a unique birth experience for each patient.
Single Room Maternity
At Landmark, we specialize in a single room maternity
experience also known as LDRP or Labor/Delivery/Recovery/Postpartum
care. The single-room maternity concept gives mothers the
opportunity to experience all phases of birth in the same
comfortable, homelike setting. Mothers and babies receive the best
in maternity care in a warm and pleasant environment. The Women's
Health staff are trained in all aspects of labor, delivery,
postpartum, and nursery care, and are all certified in neonatal
resuscitation. They follow national standards of care, as
recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and
Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
A special component of the birthing experience includes
family-oriented programs. Our nursing staff helps you and your
family learn about caring for the new little addition in your life.
Maternity care on this unit educates and involves both parents and
Our Warm Atmosphere
find our dÃ©cor was designed with the new mom in mind. It provides a
homelike atmosphere that is truly a departure from traditional
maternity settings. All patients have their own private room with a
private bathroom and shower. Each room is also equipped to provide
comprehensive maternity care and support for you and your baby.
Our nursery is a special place where your newborn will be cared for
while you recover. We encourage rooming-in (your baby will stay with
you for most of your hospital stay). However, if you should desire
some rest and relaxation before going home, our nursery is a special
place where your newborn will safe and comfortable. Our Code Alert
Security System ensures your baby's protection at all times.
Even Once Youâ€™re Home
The Women's Health staff, which includes an International
Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and several certified
lactation counselors, provides ongoing care and support even after
you and your baby have gone home.
Our staff is available to you 24 hours a day by calling the unit
(401) 769-4100, Ext. 2218.
To learn more about our single-room maternity LDRP concept, midwifery
services, education classes, or to schedule a personalized tour, contact
Precious Beginnings at (401) 769-4100, Ext. 2218.
For physician referral, call our Physician Referral Service at
Special Services by Women's Health
The Women's Health staff offers a variety of classes to
help you prepare for the arrival of your baby. Programs are
available to all women regardless of hospital of delivery. There is
a small additional fee for those giving birth elsewhere.
Prepared Childbirth Class
A class is held one Saturday each month at the hospital,
and is taught by certified childbirth educators.
- An overview of labor
- Breathing and relaxation techniques
- The role of the support person
- Labor room procedures
- Cesarean births
- Basic infant care
- Postpartum care
- Tour of the maternity unit
Class size is limited. For information,
(401) 769-4100, Ext. 2218.
Healthy Newborns - Newborn Care Class
This two-hour class is offered for expectant parents.
- Caring for newborns
- General physical characteristics of newborns
- Bathing and feeding techniques
Classes meet once per month. Attendees of the class will view a
slide presentation and will have the opportunity to ask questions
throughout the program.
Breast Feeding Class
This course, taught by our
lactation consultant, is offered for expectant mother interested in
breastfeeding her baby. Spouses and coaches are also welcome. These classes
explain proper techniques and nutritional information and address common
feeding problems. Classes meet once per month. Call our unit at (401)
769-4100, Ext. 2218 for more information.