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If you are pregnant, or considering having a baby, you will have to make many decisions. One of the most important is where to have your baby. Our OB physicians are independent members of the medical staff at Phoenixville Hospital and they entrust their patients to our hospital because of the dedicated and compassionate staff who care for new moms and their babies in our warm, welcoming environment.
At Phoenixville Hospital, board-certified physicians provide a wide range of routine and specialized obstetric and gynecologic services, including fertility care and maternal fetal medicine for high-risk pregnancies.
At Phoenixville Hospital, we offer the following services:
Birth Preparation Class
Designed for expectant mothers and their support person, this class explains the labor and delivery process and informs participants about medication and medical interventions they may encounter during the birthing experience. Relaxation, coping and breathing techniques are taught and practiced. Newborn care and postpartum issues are also discussed. This class is offered one night per week for three weeks or as a convenient, one-day Saturday class.
A certified lactation consultant instructs families on the lifetime benefits of breastfeeding for baby, mother and family. This class teaches how breast milk is made and proper latching techniques. It also helps to dispel many myths about breastfeeding and discusses when and how to get help, how to continue breastfeeding, and how to manage working and breastfeeding.
Infant/Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
This class reinforces how to prevent emergencies and when to use rescue breathing and CPR. Participants practice on infant and child-sized mannequins and are supervised by a qualified instructor.
Sibling Preparation Class
If you have children between the ages of three and eleven years old who are going to become big brothers or sisters, this class will help them get acquainted with what to expect with a new baby.