Maternity at Putnam Hospital: Why Choose Us?
Where you choose to give birth can shape your birth experience. At Putnam Hospital, the specialists in the maternity center offer individualized, family-centered care. You have access to a range of specialized birthing classes, holistic birth options and resources for your whole family. Highlights of the maternity services at Putnam Hospital include:
Certified nurse midwives support and care for women throughout labor and delivery. Many women who want a more natural birth experience choose to partner with the certified nurse midwives in our birth center.
Many of the nurses at our birthing center have been at Putnam Hospital for 20 years or more. They have rich experience in caring for maternity patients and newborn babies. A one-to-one nurse-to-patient ratio means you experience individualized care and build a relationship with your care team.
We have a private operating suite for cesarean births and provide space for your support person to stay overnight. Some of our specialized prenatal classes include education for siblings and grandparents.
Specialized breastfeeding support:
Through our partnership with the New York State Department of Health, we offer specialized breastfeeding classes and instructors.