Our highly-skilled obstetrics staff treats every family's exciting, new experience with joy and enthusiasm...and most importantly, tender loving care. Our state-of-the-art facility can accommodate a variety of birthing experiences. We have a minimum of 2 RN's scheduled at all times to provide the highest quality of care. In addition, we have 2 labor rooms, 6 postpartum rooms, and 1 operating room with attached recovery room. Our nursery is located within the same unit as our labor and postpartum rooms, so your newborn will always be in close proximity, in a safe, secure area which includes cameras at both entrances, and an infant abduction security system in place. The unit is securely locked and cameras at both entrances We are committed to enhancing the overall birthing experience of our patients and offer a wide variety of programs designed for expectant parents and their families.
Graham Hospital is a Level II Nursery which means that our experienced staff members are fully prepared and highly capable of safely delivering 32 weeks gestation and greater, including multiple gestations, but not limited to emergencies and so much more.
Tours of the department are available Monday through Friday as you plan your upcoming birth. Please call ahead of time to ensure that the nursing staff are available and that there are open rooms to visit for your tour. To arrange a tour please call 309-647-5240 ext. 2376, but no appointment is needed. A tour would allow parents to know where the department is located, and the layout of the department as well as provide a time for questions.
New moms often need breastfeeding support and encouragement, and many times they need help learning how to get their baby to latch on. While you and your baby are at Graham Hospital, many of the nurses will offer advice and breastfeeding help. However, once you are comfortably at home, our certified lactation counselors are only a phone call away, should you have any questions or need additional help.
To speak with a Certified Lactation Counselor, please call: (309) 647-5240 ext. 2376.
The newborn nursery is available as needed for all infants ranging from minimal care in the nursery to more specialized care such as IV fluids, oxygen, and more when warranted.
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