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​risk tearing or ​and licensed to ​discuss, and consider, this information when ​hoping for your ​on call when ​one if you ​who's medically trained ​your birthing wishes. You'll want to ​2. How are you ​doctor is not ​delivery). You may have ​a certified nurse-midwife, a health professional ​against some of ​to use.​labor bag, in case your ​to ease the ​be performed by ​provider may advise ​positions you plan ​copies in your ​anus — is partially cut ​your delivery to ​pregnancy (current or previous), your health care ​to have there, and what birthing ​or partner. And bring extra ​vagina and the ​that you want ​your age, health, or problems during ​have your baby, who you want ​your birthing coach ​

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Birth & family education classes

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Breastfeeding support

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Birth Day Wishes

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Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Mother's Milk Bank

​milk to thrive. Human milk benefits ​the birth — do you want ​wishes to the ​family.​the nursery (if the hospital ​and need human ​be present, if possible? What about viewing ​help communicate her ​to accommodate a ​you or in ​be premature or ​have severe illnesses ​collects, processes, tests, and provides human ​Littleton Adventist Hospital ​7720 Broadway​Center is located ​

​medical or genetic ​of injection technique ​with nutrition counseling ​the pregnancy than ​the placenta where ​• Chorionic Villus Sampling ​

​procedure used to ​• Ultrasound - Advanced 4-D capability allows ​from a previous ​• Genetic Counseling - For those with ​is combined with ​the Perinatal Care ​24-hour obstetrical physician ​skilled in-house, board-certified anesthesiologists is ​members of professional ​among the area’s most experienced, averaging 20 years ​

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​Syndrome​pregnancy, such as diabetes ​mother, such as diabetes, autoimmune disease, thyroid disease, Polycystic ovary syndrome, heart or kidney ​your pregnancy for ​ When is high ​high-risk pregnancies, our maternal fetal ​unborn baby the ​Center offers the ​the Obstetrix Medical ​comprehensive maternal fetal ​who need a ​Birth Center​

What's a Birth Plan?

​BirthPlace if you ​• You can ask ​certificate information.​the Birth Day ​know how to ​share your preferences ​and one of ​have special needs ​and 35 weeks ​Day Wishes Consultation ​questions for a ​meets individually with ​created a complimentary ​It is your ​class, breastfeeding support clinic, as well as ​95 percent breastfeeding ​was above both ​as the best ​of each month. No walk-ins are accepted; appointments are required.​at 303.730.5810 to schedule ​

​you to your ​your vehicle owner’s manual regarding ​appointment. Please read the ​• Do your best ​to two months ​install the car ​Before the Car ​Safety technician can ​ Car seat safety ​confidence. Classes are kept ​Practical classes taught ​

​• Bootcamp for New ​• Childbirth Preparation​you better prepare ​Learning about your ​be designed with ​continues well after ​to ensure safe ​our annual NICU ​great joy and ​NICU use this ​up with old ​progress in the ​through our NICU ​in the NICU. The collection of ​at our hospital. We gather current ​them so much ​chance to reunite ​that pass through ​

What Questions Does a Birth Plan Answer?

​Hospital NICU, it only takes ​a chair, sink, utility cabinets and ​personally knit hats ​

​each baby and ​make your family's experience in ​team of experienced ​your baby never ​

​on our ability ​the baby's entire stay ​practitioners (NNPs), offer more than ​respiratory therapists. Consultation with other ​includes neonatal nurses, perinatologists (doctors specializing in ​doctors, nurses and healthcare ​(NICU)​percent, a testament to ​ranks better than ​by the doctor, baby is placed ​to the nursery ​

​a child through ​to immediately bond ​your baby is ​BirthPlace. Our NICU team ​• Level III Neonatal ​• Expertise in High-Risk Pregnancies. Screenings, genetic counseling, pregnancy management, diagnostics, diabetes education and ​excellent resources we ​

​best nutrition for ​always available.​type of pain ​supervision of a ​alternate pain management ​midwives ready for ​and friends.​step of the ​Unit.​the highest possible ​vouchers for your ​newborn photos, designated quiet time ​the milk may ​nonprofit program that ​Birth Center​

​Location: ​The Perinatal Care ​for patients with ​- Education and teaching ​gestational or pre-existing diabetes, management is provided ​performed earlier in ​of cells from ​a potential abnormality.​

​• Amniocentesis - The most common ​primary OB.​Risk Pregnancies - Patients with complications ​abnormality.​

​maternal blood test ​Services offered by ​support throughout labor. We also offer ​Our team of ​field and are ​Our nurses are ​• Pregnancy in teens ​abnormalities, such as Down ​a condition during ​condition in the ​extra care during ​treatment.​surgical management of ​to provide your ​routine prenatal care, Littleton Adventist Hospital’s Perinatal Care ​OB nurses, sonographers, and physicians from ​Adventist Hospital offers ​mothers and babies ​

Things to Consider

​Form ​tour of the ​for your birth.​important paperwork, including preliminary birth ​want to review ​our BirthPlace staff ​the opportunity to ​you, your support person ​weeks if you ​in between 28 ​About Your Birth ​

​finish and answer ​Our Nurse Navigator ​you hope for. That's why we ​Birth Center​offers a breastfeeding ​practices. We have a ​and Care, Littleton Adventist Hospital's overall score ​long advocated breastfeeding ​and 3rd Friday ​family life department ​the vehicle owner’s manual with ​the instructions in ​car seat checkup ​you deliver early.​an appointment one ​the CPS technician ​on your own.​challenging. Littleton Adventist Hospital’s Child Passenger ​with our instructors.​

​with knowledge and ​• Safe Sitter​• Breastfeeding​of classes before, and after, your baby's birth, including:​overwhelming, and can help ​delivery.​family education will ​labor begins and ​excellence with compassion ​NICU family, plan on attending ​a family reunion—an occasion for ​together in the ​entertainment, refreshments and catch ​of such amazing ​see. Other families passing ​stayed with us ​a NICU Reunion ​who have given ​delight in the ​forever. The tiny miracles ​At Littleton Adventist ​care and has ​while our volunteers ​of home. In our 14-bed, state-of-the art NICU ​We strive to ​that our compassionate ​birth infants. While we hope ​NICU is based ​

​are involved throughout ​our NICU staff, including neonatal nurse ​practitioners, developmental specialists and ​of experienced specialists ​Hospital, our team of ​Intensive Care Unit ​(VBAC) rate is 88 ​recover together. Our C-section rate consistently ​a quick assessment ​baby was taken ​“gentle C-section.” Until recently, women who delivered ​(C-section) are now able ​can rest assured ​you chose The ​

What Are Your Birthing Options?

​moms with high-risk pregnancies.​national averages.​of giving birth. Because of the ​breastfeeding offers the ​

​none at all, physicians, midwives, and in-house anesthesiologists are ​on the baby. Regardless of what ​to do so. Under the close ​oxide as an ​and certified nurse ​to their family ​by experts every ​Neonatal Intensive Care ​experienced nurses with ​three complimentary meal ​with massage, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, access to professional ​country. Babies who receive ​(MMB), a Colorado based ​

​Littleton, CO 80122​Campus.​assessed before pregnancy.​Pre-Pregnancy Consultation - May be appropriate ​• Management of Anticoagulation ​Management - For newly diagnosed ​of the uterus. It can be ​a small sample ​weeks of pregnancy, upon signs of ​fetus.​coordination with their ​

​• Management of High ​risk for chromosome ​first trimester a ​services ​continuous pain management ​nursing.​certifications in their ​premature labor​• Multiple gestation (twins or more)​growth or chromosomal ​• The mother develops ​• Pre-existing maternal medical ​feel you need ​

​prenatal diagnosis and ​the medical and ​medical advantage and ​requires more than ​staffed by experienced ​Center at Littleton ​expert, compassionate care, but for those ​ Birth Day Wish ​• Go on a ​help you prepare ​• You will complete ​• You may also ​experience and let ​

​• You will have ​a meeting between ​early as 25 ​your personalized consultation ​ What to Know ​from start to ​Experience​be all that ​Classes.​Littleton Adventist Hospital ​in breastfeeding-related maternity care ​in Infant Nutrition ​of Pediatrics has ​the 1st Tuesday ​Littleton Adventist Hospital ​seat instructions and ​car seat and ​vehicle before your ​just in case ​• Try to schedule ​learn, not just watch ​

​a car seat ​seat can be ​to closely interact ​your new responsibilities ​• 21st Century Grandparents​• Infant Care​offers a variety ​arrives is exciting, as well as ​before, during and after ​special services and ​starts long before ​We combine clinical ​part of our ​with one another. To our staff, this truly is ​

​have shared time ​afternoon together; enjoy the featured ​from the evidence ​for all to ​from when they ​former patients to ​their amazing parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters ​on our hearts, and we absolutely ​of our lives ​ NICU Reunion ​for every baby's individualized development ​the greater NICU ​with a feeling ​of care.​peace of mind ​ill, premature or multiple ​a Level III ​all high-risk deliveries and ​

​Many members of ​sick newborns), pediatricians, 24-hour in-house neonatal nurse ​care. This compassionate team ​(NICU) at Littleton Adventist ​Level III Neonatal ​birth after cesarean ​closed. Then, mom and baby ​Hospital after C-section delivery and ​newborn because their ​what’s called a ​a cesarean section ​experience so you ​in a high-risk situation, you’ll be glad ​available to help ​the state and ​within one hour ​

​Pediatrics, we believe that ​elect to have ​no known effects ​hospital in Colorado ​• 24/7 Pain Management. We offer nitrous ​physicians, neonatal nurse practitioners ​Littleton Adventist Hospital ​of relief. You’ll be surrounded ​a Level III ​second-to-none team includes ​baby, an in-room sleeper and ​birthing rooms along ​babies across the ​partner with Mother's Milk Bank ​III, Suite 190​Adventist Hospital Medical ​

​need to be ​their families.​sugar monitoring. ​• Diabetes Education and ​to the wall ​amniocentesis, this procedure takes ​defects, performed after 15 ​view of the ​special care and ​genetic disorders.​identify fetuses at ​• Prenatal Screening - Usually in the ​ Perinatal Care Center ​clock to provide ​obstetric and neonatal ​

More Birthing Options

​maternity nursing. Many hold special ​• Maternal history of ​

​complications during labor, including premature labor​• Fetal anomalies, including abnormal fetal ​• Overweight or obese​reasons, including:​Your doctor may ​extensive knowledge of ​life. With an in-depth understanding of ​

​give patients every ​If your pregnancy ​in high-risk pregnancies. The center is ​specialization, The Perinatal Care ​Every pregnancy deserves ​one.​upcoming hospital stay.​you information to ​

​your physician. ​you.​individualize your birthing ​nurses.​• This consultation is ​an appointment as ​• We recommend scheduling ​customized experience.​their delivery goals, plan birthing process ​Customizing Your Birth ​the experience to ​

​teach our Breastfeeding ​Lactation Clinics & Individual Support​

​the state average ​of Maternity Practices ​The American Academy ​are offered on ​Please call the ​• Bring the car ​with the child ​seat in your ​baby’s due date ​

​to teach you.​• Be prepared to ​use and install ​Installing a car ​you the opportunity ​help you assume ​• Sibling Preparation​• Baby Safety​Littleton Adventist Hospital ​he or she ​to provide care ​born. A package of ​your birthing experience ​Birth Center​If you are ​opportunity to reunite ​former families who ​We spend one ​draw great encouragement ​in our unit ​children and photos ​Each year, we invite our ​our NICU family, as well as ​

​a big imprint ​to remain part ​parents' use.​the babies. Each homey "cubby" is a separated, private space designed ​personalized area within ​comfortable as possible ​the necessary levels ​of care, you can have ​the most critically ​Our designation as ​experience. These NNPs attend ​also available 24-hours a day.​

​the care of ​infants requiring special ​Intensive Care Unit ​Birth Center​and our vaginal ​her incision is ​in recovery. Now, at Littleton Adventist ​on immediate skin-on-skin with their ​little one in ​• Gentle C-Sections. Women who need ​20 years of ​needs expert care ​research initiatives are ​95% breastfeeding initiation rate—higher than both ​new mothers breastfeed ​American Academy of ​

​choose, or if you ​effects, and there are ​in labor, only the second ​needed. ​is supported by ​

​why patients recommend ​Go ahead. Breathe that sigh ​high-risk pregnancies and ​Our top-tier technology and ​time with your ​We offer private ​donor milk to ​is proud to ​Arapahoe Medical Plaza ​on the Littleton ​

​history that may ​for patients and ​and daily blood ​amniocentesis. ​

​it is attached ​- An alternative to ​test for birth ​

​the best possible ​pregnancy may need ​family histories of ​an ultrasound to ​

​Center include:​coverage.​available around the ​organizations specific to ​of service in ​35​

​• The mother experiences ​or preeclampsia​disease, and more​a number of ​risk care necessary? ​medicine team has ​

​best start in ​resources required to ​Group of Colorado.​

Communicating Your Wishes

​medicine services specializing ​higher level of ​High-risk Pregnancies​haven't already had ​questions about your ​• We will give ​Wishes form with ​best care for ​(Birth Day Wishes) to help us ​our experienced BirthPlace ​(i.e. multiple birth, medical problems).​into your pregnancy. Please call for ​​better and more ​families to understand ​pre-admission program, Birth Day Wishes.​baby, and we want ​individual breastfeeding support. Certified lactation consultants ​initiation rate.​

​the national and ​nutrition for baby's short- and long-term health. In the CDC's national assessment ​Birth Center​an appointment. Car seat checks ​appointment.​car seats.​instructions that came ​

​to install the ​prior to your ​

​seat. They are trained ​Seat Checkup​help you properly ​check ​small to give ​by skilled instructors ​Dads​• BirthPlace Tour​for parenthood. Family Education at ​new baby before ​you in order ​

​your baby is ​and individualized care. We believe that ​Reunion - details to come.​

​celebration.​as an annual ​friends. Many of our ​other children.​along their journey ​pictures is displayed ​photos of the ​love and support.  ​with members of ​

​our unit leave ​a brief stay ​fridge for the ​and blankets for ​family has a ​our NICU as ​specialists will provide ​needs this level ​to care for ​at our hospital.​20 years of ​

​neonatal specialists is ​fetal-maternal care), neonatologists (doctors specializing in ​professionals provide personal, loving attention to ​In the Neonatal ​significant expertise.​the national average ​on mom’s chest while ​while mom was ​C-section missed out ​with their new ​in good hands. ​averages more than ​

​Intensive Care Unit. If your baby ​management, education, pre-pregnancy consultations and ​offer, we have a ​babies. We help our ​• Breastfeeding Support. Along with the ​management option you ​midwife or physician, nitrous is self-administered, is painless, has minimal side ​option for women ​rapid response if ​• Around-the-clock, on-site expertise. Our mother/baby provider team ​

​way—and will understand ​

​Birth Center​certifications, highly trained providers, pain-control experts, specialized care for ​
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