University of Cincinnati Medical Center

234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219 | 513-584-1000

Inpatient Care At Our Center For Women and Infants

The Knowledge, Technology, And Experience To Provide The Specific Care You Need.

The Women’s Health Services team at University Hospital is a leader in meeting the healthcare needs of women of all ages and newborns in our community. We have the knowledge, technology and experience to provide the specific care you need at the time in which you need it most.

Whether your needs are routine or highly complex, at UC Health you’ll find physicians and clinicians who are specialized in treating all areas of gynecology and obstetrics, including the highest-risk newborn care.

Visitors Are Welcome

We welcome anyone special to you to spend time with you and your baby during your stay. Family visits are welcomed and encouraged. After the baby’s arrival, family members have an opportunity to bond with and learn how to care for the baby before going home. We now have real-time video conference available for families separated by distance at your request.

Childbirth Education and Preparation Classes

To help expectant mothers prepare and have a positive birthing experience, we offer a variety of childbirth educational classes and birthing options sessions.

Classes include:

  • A Little Bit of Everything- Review Class
  • Baby Care Basics
  • Baby Care Basics for Adoptive Parents
  • Breastfeeding
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Early Pregnancy 101
  • Grandparents Class
  • Infant CPR and Safety
  • Maternity Unit Tours
  • Natural Childbirth Techniques
  • Prepared Childbirth One-Day Workshop
  • Prepared Childbirth Two Evening Sessions
  • Sibling Class

Read more about classes.

Labor and Delivery Care

Our Labor And Delivery Unit features spacious private birthing suites allows room for several family members or friends to share in the joy of your baby’s birth. We follow a family-centered care philosophy and allow guests to remain with you throughout your stay.

Our board certified OB anesthesiologists provide a variety of pain management options for labor, vaginal or cesarean delivery, and postpartum needs.

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Postpartum Care

Our Mother/Baby, Postpartum Unit strives to deliver the highest quality of care in a compassionate, family-centered environment. Our goal is to prepare you and your baby for a healthy, happy life together. Our staff is experienced in teaching you everything you need to know in preparation for your return home. We offer coaching on infant bathing, feeding and nutrition, crib and car seat safety, and more.

Our board certified Lactation Consultants offer one-on-one consultation and support for breast feeding. This service is available to you before and after the birth of your baby. Information is also available in Breastfeeding Basics childbirth education class.

Read more about postpartum care.

High-Risk OB

Our Antepartum Service offers top level care for high-risk pregnancies. We are fully equipped to monitor and respond to any type of pregnancy complication, including those requiring around-the-clock observation or extended in-hospital stays.

Read more about high-risk OB.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is staffed with world-renowned neonatologists and a fully integrated team of specialists. We utilize state-of-the-art technology to provide the most advanced care for the most critical babies.

Read more about neonatal intensive care.