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To ensure a safe pregnancy, labor and delivery, Wellmont Health System has made sure everything you need is here for you and your growing family.
We’re experts when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth.
Our four birthing centers offer:
And you have access to the Level III neonatal intensive care unit located at Holston Valley Medical Center if your baby needs a little extra care.
Register for a tour today by attending a childbirth class or calling Nurse Connection at 1-877-230-NURSE (6877) for a private tour. In the meantime, make sure you are receiving proper prenatal care.
Once you know you're pregnant, it's vital to receive proper prenatal care. Also, as you prepare for parenthood, consider attending Wellmont’s
parenting classes or support groups.
Learn more about
getting ready for your new baby, as well as
prenatal testing options.
As many as one in 10 pregnant women in the United States develop the pregnancy complication called gestational diabetes. During your prenatal care, your physician will test to see if you have developed it. In the case you have, you will be given specific instructions to keep you and your baby safe.
Learn more about gestational diabetes, what causes it and how it can be prevented or treated.
In addition to diabetes, pregnancy-related infections and other issues that can pose a threat to you and baby include:
We can help with any complicating conditions you have.
Most expectant mothers go through pregnancy with little or no complications. However, women with high blood pressure, diabetes, lupus or other conditions, as well as those who are carrying two or more babies, can benefit from care with a perinatologist.
Fortunately, Wellmont has partnered with High Risk Obstetrical Consultants, a dedicated perinatology practice, to provide care.
What do you do when time for your baby to arrive comes? Here's a glimpse into what happens when you get to the hospital, including how to sign in.
We've also provided answers to the questions about labor and delivery we hear most often.
Call anytime for an OB/GYN referral. Nurses are available now to help you find a doctor and answer your questions.
Or call a nurse: 877‑230‑6877.
Wellmont offers childbirth, baby care, breastfeeding and new sibling classes in the Tri-Cities.
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