The Birth Place / Maternity

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schuylkill

Facilities

Ultra-modern facilities and a well experienced staff, 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.

Services

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

Team

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

To learn more about The Birthplace, please call (570) 621-5239. 

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

Visit our Web Nursery to view our newborns.

2016 (printable) Birthing Class Schedule

2016 Prepared Childbirth Class Dates 

Most classes are held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room in the School of Nursing building.  Please note that Infant CPR is held at 6:00 p.m. and Sibling Class is held on Sundays at 4:00 p.m.

All Classes, except CPR Class (#7), are free to moms delivering at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill S. Jackson Street.

  1. Labor and You : (Tuesday 6:30 pm)
    Note: Please register for this class during your first trimester.
    2016
    1/12  3/8 5/3 7/12 9/13 11/8 in Conf. Room B


  2. Delivery and Beyond: (Tuesday 6:30 pm)
    Note: Please register for this class during your third trimester.
    2016
    1/19  3/15 5/10
    7/19 9/20 11/15


  3. Natural Childbirth (Tuesday 6:30pm)
    Note: Rember to bring pillows.
    2016
    1/26  3/22 5/17
    8/26 9/27 11/22


  4. ABC's of Baby Care: (Tuesday 6:30 pm)
    Note: Please register for this class during your third trimester.
    2016
    2/2  3/29 5/24
    8/2 10/4 11/29


  5. Breastfeeding: (Tuesday 6:30 pm)
    2016
    2/9  4/5 6/7
    8/9 10/11 12/6


  6. Sibling Classes: (Sunday - 4:00 P.M.)

    2016
    1/17 3/13 4/24
    7/17 9/11 11/6


  7. Infant CPR : (Tuesday)
    Note: Please register for this class during your third trimester.
    ($15 per person Fee Required - Registration card will be sent to you)
    2016
    2/16 4/12 6/21 8/16 11/18  12/13
  8. Breastfeeding Support Group - Held Every Monday at NOON (except for holidays) in the Maternity Waiting Room.