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Maternity

Our Maternity Center and Labor and Delivery Unit in Dublin, Ohio

At OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital’s Maternity Center and Labor and Delivery unit, we go beyond traditional maternity care. We make you feel comfortable, relaxed and pampered. We take patient care to a new level and make important healthcare decisions together.

Maternity at Dublin Methodist Hospital

Board-certified obstetricians are here 24 hours a day. Neonatologists and anesthesiologists are always on-call, and Certified Nurse Midwives are part of our team.

Nationwide Children's Hospital operates our Level II Neonatal Special Care Nursery. Together, we offer your baby world-class neonatal expertise within the walls of Dublin Methodist Hospital.

When It’s Time To Deliver

We encourage you to pre-register for your hospital stay to avoid extra time and paperwork when you arrive to deliver. To pre-register, please call (614) 566.1515. Or, you can register online at ohiohealth.com/preregister.

When You Arrive

Convenient free parking is next to the main entrance for patients and visitors. Use the main elevators to reach the Labor and Delivery unit on the hospital’s second floor. During daytime hours, enter through the front door. You’ll be greeted and assisted to Labor and Delivery.

After regular business hours, please enter the hospital through the Emergency Department. Our staff will assist you to the second floor.

Free parking is located adjacent to the hospital entrances.

When You’re Admitted

You’ll have a private, tranquil birthing suite. It includes state-of-the-art labor and delivery technology, a private bathroom and walk-in shower, and natural lighting. Amenities include comfortable sleeping accommodations for you and your partner. You will labor, deliver and recover here.

During labor and delivery, your main support person and two others may be in the room with you. Family and friends are welcome to wait in the family waiting area just down the hall. Visitors can take turns visiting you in the labor and delivery room. Only three people may be in the room with you while you are in labor.

Visitors under the age of 16 are not permitted in Labor and Delivery.

After delivery, you’ll be moved to a private postpartum room. It includes comfortable sleeping accommodations for you and your partner. Other amenities include a private bathroom and shower, adjustable lighting, rocking chair, telephone, television with VCR/DVD and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Meeting Your Baby

You can hold your baby as soon as he or she is born. A nurse will then examine, weigh and measure your baby, and give your little one back to you to hold and feed. Your baby will receive a bath and complete assessment when you’re being moved to your postpartum room.

After delivery, you’re encouraged to keep your baby with you as much as possible to begin the natural bonding process. If you need rest or medical care, we’ll care for your baby in the nursery near the postpartum room.

When You Have Visitors

For the safety and wellness of you and your baby, visiting hours are 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Visitors park free in the lot in front of the hospital. A patient liaison can direct them to your room.