The Birth Place / Maternity

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With ultra-modern facilities and a well experienced staff, the Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Schuylkill Family Birth and Newborn Center (formerly The Birthplace) has become the choice for women's care in Schuylkill County. This 12 bed unit provides care to low-risk obstetrical patients and level I nursery.


Secure Unit - Newborn security system
Private post partum room with private bath and shower
Surgical suite on unit for all C-Sections
Epidural Anesthesia 24/7/365
Sleeper chair for partner
GE perinatal centralized fetal monitoring system
Sleeper Chair for partner
Free Cable TV in all rooms
Free local telephone service
Private LDR’s (labor, delivery, recovery room) with private bath/shower
NeoGen Screening on all babies
VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean)
Whirlpool bath
Rooming in is offered
Hearing screenings for all newborns
Certified lactation consultants available
Weekly breastfeeding support group
Diaper bag and gifts for all patients
Certified carseat technicians
Lullaby played in facility when new baby born
Childbirth Education Classes


Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and Pediatric Hospitalists care for your baby along with a highly trained and experienced Nursing Staff.

To learn more about the LVH–Schuylkill Family Birth and Newborn Center, please call (570) 621-5239. 

For lactation questions, please call (570) 621-5234

Visit our Web Nursery to view our newborns.