Maternity Care at Piedmont Athens

*Piedmont Athens is a Level III designated NICU facility

Piedmont Athens Regional offers Maternity Center Tours and classes for Childbirth Preparation, Birth Basics, Breastfeeding Basics, Baby Care Basics and Baby & Child CPR.

At Piedmont Athens Regional, we offer exceptional family-centered care with access to:

  • OBED/Triage (24/7) with OB Hospitalists or private doctors
  • All private rooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 24-hour in-house Anesthesia staff
  • Portable/wireless fetal monitors to support ambulation
  • Labor support tools to enhance comfort in labor (birthing balls, peanut balls, aromatherapy and hydrotherapy)
  • Exclusive skin-to-skin care for the first hour of life
  • Mother/Baby couplet care with 24-hour rooming-in and routine screening tests performed at mom’s bedside
  • Lactation Consultants on staff seven days a week for inpatient and outpatient care and a breastfeeding support group
  • On-campus Midwifery Practice offers a full range of services for OB/GYN clients. 
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Pediatric Unit for inpatient and outpatient services

Maternity Classes

Piedmont Healthcare offers a variety of maternity and educational classes throughout metro Atlanta and surrounding counties.

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Maternity Tours

Our tour allows expectant families to visit our maternity center, including Labor and Delivery and Family Care Center (mother/baby unit). Information will be provided about the admission process, and questions will be answered. 

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Infant Loss Resources

The loss of a child is the most difficult thing parents ever face. No matter where you were in your life with your child - pregnancy, delivery or the first weeks and months after delivery - the death of your baby has changed your life forever. 

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OB Care Consultations

Beginning May 14, 2024, the Piedmont Athens Regional Women’s and Children’s Department will be offering OB Care Consultations for patients with a history of birth trauma, perinatal loss or abuse.

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Perinatal Palliative Care Program

Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital created its Perinatal Palliative Care Program to support families that anticipate the loss of a baby. Palliative care aims to focus on a family-centered time spent promoting quality of life instead of prolonging life with procedures and treatments.

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