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Family Birthplace Maternity Services

Memorial Hospital Miramar's maternity care team understands that the birth of your baby is one of life's most treasured moments. That is why we created the Family Birthplace, a special place for you, your baby and every member of your family. Through every step of your pregnancy, we are dedicated to providing the support, education and high-quality maternity services to help you have a happy and healthy pregnancy, delivery and hospital experience. To expedite the registration process, please fill out the secure online Family Birthplace Patient Information Request Form.

Family-Centered Care

At the heart of the Family Birthplace at Memorial Hospital Miramar is our family-centered care philosophy, which focuses on information-sharing and collaboration between families and medical professionals. With this level of involvement, your entire family can more fully participate in this exciting life event.

Childbirth Education Classes

The Family Birthplace at Memorial Hospital Miramar offers an education program called Expectations and Beyond to help prepare you for the birth of your baby. Expectations and Beyond features a variety of classes, including pregnancy planning, childbirth preparation, baby care, infant CPR and more. We also provide special classes just for dads, siblings and grandparents.

Your Birthing Experience

When the time arrives to deliver your baby, you will find a warm, homelike environment with comfortable accommodations where you can share the birth experience with your entire family. Our private maternity suites are furnished with medical equipment, allowing labor, delivery and recovery to take place in one location. Talk to your physician about the different birthing options available at Memorial Hospital Miramar.

Care Provided by an Experienced Staff

It is comforting to know that the Family Birthplace at Memorial Hospital Miramar can provide prompt, advanced medical care when difficult situations arise. Our maternity staff of board-certified neonatologists, anesthesiologists, neonatal nurse practitioners and specially trained neonatal nurses utilizes some of the latest techniques and procedures to monitor babies 24 hours a day, and every nurse is certified in neonatal resuscitation. Our labor and delivery nurses are certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and fetal monitoring. Furthermore, as part of Memorial Healthcare System, we have full access to advanced care for critically ill newborns.

Lactation Services

Our board-certified lactation consultants have extensive experience in counseling breastfeeding mothers. New mothers can learn how to breastfeed successfully and how breastfeeding benefits their babies. Breastfeeding classes, educational materials, in-hospital support and breast pump rentals and sales are available through Lactation Services.

Maternity Care for You and Your Family

At the Family Birthplace, we have worked hard to create an attractive setting with the comforts of home for you and your family. From on-site shopping to highly advanced security measures, we offer a wide variety of amenities for your convenience and peace of mind. Extra touches, such as our sibling-friendly environment and online photo gallery, make it easy to share the joy of your baby's birth with all your family and friends.

The Family Birthplace at Memorial Hospital Miramar provides the compassion and attention you and your baby deserve during this very special time. For more information about our maternity services or to schedule a tour, call (954) 538-5180.

 

Is Your Doctor a Memorial Doctor?
To find a physician who is committed to maternity care, call Memorial Physician Referral Service toll-free at (800) 944-DOCS. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.