At Florida Hospital North Pinellas, we know that childbirth—whether it’s your first time, or you’ve been down this road before—can be at once an exhilarating and anxious experience. Our Women’s Center not only has experienced health care professionals with the technology to help you at every stage in the process, but also is designed with your comfort and serenity in mind.
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When you arrive in our spacious labor-and-delivery suites, you’ll enjoy a scenic view of either Lake Tarpon or the Gulf of Mexico outside your window. Each room has been furnished to foster a home-like atmosphere that allows you and your family to be perfectly comfortable while you’re here. Throughout the childbirth process, our staff is focused on your unique needs and preferences, from your wishes regarding pain control and anesthesia to choosing whether to breast- or bottle-feed. If you like, our dedicated nursing staff is always available to take care of your newborn in our nursery while you sleep overnight.
One of the extra special services we offer our moms is our Birth Advocate. The Birth Advocate is a registered nurse with expertise in Labor and Delivery, postpartum and newborn care. She provides you with a personal consultation to customize your birth experience, schedule your childbirth classes and tour of our Labor and Delivery floor. When questions arise during your pregnancy and even after the birth of your baby, our Birth Advocate is here to assist you. Additionally, our labor and delivery nurses are trained to be advocates for you during your delivery and are available around the clock to ensure your needs are met throughout your hospital stay.
Join instructor, Cathy Brech, R.N., CCE, BSN, for a special class to help prepare you for the birth of your baby. The Class meets on the 8th floor and is designed to offer a comprehensive look at all phases of labor and delivery as well as cover topics such as: What to expect at the hospital, how to tell if you are in labor, relaxation and breathing exercises, labor and support techniques, and Cesarean childbirth. A free tour of the Women’s Center is included following the first class of each session at 2:15 pm. To register for Childbirth Classes or a Tour, please call Cathy at (727) 942-5047.
Pre-register here to make your check-in on the day of your delivery faster.