Post Partum Visiting Hours
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
6 to 8 p.m.
Labor and Delivery
• Visitors are allowed during labor at mother’s discretion; a maximum of four visitors allowed during labor.
• Only two persons are allowed in delivery.
• During a Cesarean Section, only the patient’s significant other may be present with the approval of anesthesia.
• The only children allowed into birthing rooms during labor are the patient’s children or siblings.
• Children must be accompanied by an adult other than the patient or father of the baby.
• During epidural placement, family will be asked to wait in the waiting area.
• In emergency situations, all family will be asked to wait in the waiting area.
• There are some situations that visiting may be extremely limited, please respect this, it is for the mother’s safety
• Visitors are to wait in the waiting room when not with the patient (not in the hallway of labor and delivery).
• No eating or drinking is allowed in the Labor Department.
• Sleeping on the floor of the waiting area is prohibited.
• Visiting hours are 2:30-4:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
• The baby’s father and grandparents may visit at any time.
• Family and visitors may be asked to leave during baby’s first visit with mom in her room. This will give mother and child time for the important initial bonding.
• Mornings are busy times for the new mother and baby, visiting is discouraged during this time.
• Visitors are limited to 3-4 at a time.
• Siblings are allowed to visit with mom and the new baby as long as they are free from infection and are they are accompanied by an adult.
• No children under the age of 13 will be allowed to stay in mom’s room at night.
Well Baby Nursery
• Nursery personnel should always transport baby from nursery to mom’s room and back.
• Anyone touching the baby must wash their hands thoroughly.
• Nursery windows are open during transition time (those first hours prior to the time baby goes to mom’s room)
for new births and as requested.