Maternity Care at Piedmont Rockdale

*Piedmont Rockdale is a Level III designated NICU facility

Welcome to the Birth Place of the Family Care Center at Piedmont Rockdale Hospital. We strive to provide optimal family-centered care in a home-like atmosphere while supporting your decisions for childbirth and overall hospitalization. Our units are staffed with a number of team-members holding certifications specific to this specialty area so that patients are given the best care possible.

The amenities that our unit offers include:

  • Private rooms throughout our labor & delivery and mother/baby units
  • Adaptation of the directives supporting the Georgia 5-Star Baby Friendly guidelines
  • Uninterrupted Skin-to-Skin with mother and or support person during the “Golden hour” immediately after delivery
  • Support of individualized labor decisions ranging from natural childbirth experience to choice of epidural administration for pain management
  • Mother/baby couplet care encouraging rooming-in so families are confident in their parenting skills by time of discharge home
  • Free Wi-Fi in all patient rooms
  • Certified Lactation Consultant on staff for private inpatient visits, phone consultation and free outpatient appointments as needed for additional support
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for high-risk, preterm, and infants requiring specialized care
  • Skilled and highly proficient team of neonatologists and nurse practitioners managing the care of infants admitted to the NICU
  • On-site First Steps Coordinator who is knowledgeable about community resources including parenting programs, Safe Sleep and car seat safety
     

Maternity Classes

Piedmont Rockdale offers a variety of informative classes and services to prepare the childbearing families within our community. Families are encouraged to register for tours of The Birth Place so that they can see the physical layout of the unit and ask questions of the staff. Piedmont Rockdale regularly offers childbirth, infant CPR, sibling and lactation classes in addition to a breastfeeding support group.

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Maternity Tours

Our tour provides expectant families an opportunity 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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Resource Contacts

  • Hospital : 770-918-3000
  • Birth Certificate Information: 770-918-3384
  • Business Office: 770-918-3826
  • Classes and Tours: 1-800-424-3627
  • First Steps Coordinator: 770-918-3664
  • Health Department (Rockdale County): 770-785-4345
  • Labor and Delivery: 770-918-3674
  • Lactation Services: 770-918-3671
  • Mother/baby: 770-918-3421
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: 770-918-3652
  • Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1212
  • Probate Court (Rockdale County): 770-278-7700
  • Social Worker: 770-918-3417
  • WIC (Rockdale County): 770-785-4345 
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