Maternity Services

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Maternity Services

Our services are designed to meet the needs of you and your family. The region’s finest obstetricians, high-risk obstetricians, neonatologists, pediatricians, anesthesiologists and maternal-newborn nurses will care for you every step of the way. 

Our highly skilled professionals are available for you and your baby 24 hours a day.

Comprehensive List: Maternity Services

  • Obstetrician/gynecologists (OB/GYNs) providing care at office locations throughout Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties 
  • Family-centered labor, delivery and postpartum care at Virtua Mount Holly Hospital and Virtua Voorhees Hospital 
  • Comprehensive prenatal testing services including first trimester screening, sequential screening, 3-D/4-D ultrasounds for fetal diagnosis, amniocentesis and genetic counseling and testing 
  • High-risk pregnancy care provided by board-certified and fellowship-trained maternal-fetal medicine specialists 
  • Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with board-certified and fellowship-trained neonatologists, as well as advanced nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses
  • Screenings for women with depression during and after pregnancy, warm line for questions and referrals, and support groups 
  • Flexible childbirth and maternity education classes at multiple locations, weekend and evening availability as well as online courses 
  • Virtua Women's Centers that provide a range of high-quality obstetrical and gynecological services in a warm and friendly environment and accept all insurances, including Medicaid

High-Risk Pregnancy Care

Having a baby is exciting. It can also be stressful if problems arise. If you are high-risk, Virtua’s maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists can help.

Read more about High-Risk Pregnancy Care at Virtua

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Labor, Delivery and Recovery

When you are ready to deliver, our staff will work with you to make sure your birth experience is everything you want it to be.

Our Maternity Centers feature:

  • State-of-the-art technology in comfortable settings
  • Home-like labor/delivery/recovery rooms (LDRs)
  • Fully equipped surgical suites for cesarean births and more complicated deliveries 

We also provide:

  • Caring and experienced nursing staff
  • Options for pain management, if needed 
  • Round-the-clock access to dedicated obstetrical anesthesiologists

Mother and Baby Care

Once your newborn has arrived, you’ll be moved to your room in our mother-baby unit where you are encouraged to spend time bonding with your baby.

As part of our family-centered care:

  • You can choose to have your baby sleep in your room instead of in the nursery
  • One nurse will take care of you and your little one for improved communication and care 

We also offer:

  • Your own room, when available
  • A sophisticated infant security system
  • Lactation consultants and counselors
  • Postpartum depression screening, education and support
  • Newborn and self-care education from caring and experienced nurses 

Learn more about Virtua’s Care Philosophy

Neonatal Intensive Care and Special Care Nursery

If your baby needs extra care after birth, your baby will be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Virtua Voorhees or the special care nursery (SCN) at Virtua Mount Holly. 

Read More about the NICU and SCN

Care Philosophy

Care Philosophy
When you come to Virtua to deliver your baby, we will strive to provide an outstanding experience for you and your family. We devote ourselves to providing you the highest level of clinical care and excellent service in a caring culture. Everything we do is guided by the following practices.

We ensure that:
  • Every family is uniquely defined, accepted and respected for its differences.
  • Care is provided in a nurturing and comforting environment.
  • Patients, families and all members of the Virtua community are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Communication is compassionate, caring and respectful.
  • Care is provided in close and flexible partnerships with families.
  • Empowerment is achieved by sharing complete and accurate information and education with families based on their individual needs.
  • Family-centered care
In our mother-baby unit, you’ll be able to spend as much time as you want bonding with your baby. We encourage you to keep your baby with you in your room. In addition, one nurse will take care of you and your little one, which streamlines communication and care.

Virtua provides family-centered maternity care because:
  • You can't miss one special moment with your baby.
  • It promotes family bonding.
  • Studies show a baby in a mother's room cries less, is seldom startled, and stays warm and stable.
  • Feeding is more convenient, and it increases the likelihood of successful breastfeeding.

Why Deliver at Virtua?

Virtua offers: 

  • Experience in delivering more than 8,000 babies a year
  • State-designated Regional Perinatal Center, providing the highest level of care for mothers and babies
  • Maternal-fetal medicine program named “Center of Excellence” by Philadelphia Magazine
  • Comprehensive perinatal depression screening and treatment program recognized by the State of New Jersey and modeled by other New Jersey healthcare providers

When a woman finds out she’s going to have a baby, it starts a thrilling 9-month journey that’s filled with excitement, surprises and questions. Expectant mothers can trust Virtua’s experienced doctors and nurses for support throughout pregnancy, delivery and beyond. As a state-designated Regional Perinatal Center, Virtua provides the highest level of care for mothers and babies. While this recognition brings assurance to many parents, it’s reinforced by Virtua’s experience in delivering more than 8,000 babies a year. More importantly, Virtua’s obstetricians and nurses help parents create a family-centered pregnancy and birth experience that’s personal and memorable.


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