Frequently Asked Questions
Will my baby be able to stay in my room after delivery?
Yes. Your baby will go to your room and the same nurse will care for both of you.
When may I have an epidural?
The timing of the epidural is up to you and your doctor.
May I eat during labor?
You may have liquids (ice, PopsiclesTM, soda, tea, fruit juice, etc.).
Why do I need an IV?
An IV is a route for fluid to help prevent dehydration during labor. We also use an IV to administer pain medication and antibiotics.
May I bring music?
Certainly. You are also welcome to bring your own CD player or radio.
Can my family stay in the labor room?
A support person and two visitors may stay with you during labor and birth. One family member may accompany you and provide support during a C-section.