Maternal and Child Services
Caring for New Mothers, Infants, Children and Adolescents
Maternal and child service nurses help expectant mothers through labor and delivery. They also provide advanced clinical care to infants, children and adolescents.
You’ll find nurses specializing in maternal and child services in these hospital areas:
Labor and Delivery
Our expert, patient-focused labor and delivery nurses help mothers-to-be through every step of the birth process.
Mother and Baby Care
New mothers and their babies receive care from a compassionate and highly skilled nursing team. Nurses provide education, breast-feeding support and follow-up based on the specific needs of families with new babies.
The newborn nursery at The Women's Place at South Central Regional Medical Center includes well-baby and level II intensive care nursery services. The facility is staffed by registered nurses and licensed practical nurses specializing in the field of infant care.
The nursery staff at South Central has more than 300 years of combined experience in the field of newborn care and each member of the nursery team of health care professionals has received certification in infant resuscitation and extensive training in well baby and sick baby care.
Parents and grandparents are provided instruction specific to the care of the newborn, and new mothers are given individual instruction on breast-feeding their infant. South Central has a flexible rooming in policy which allows the new mother and other family members to bond with the new baby.
Medical direction of the nursery is provided by pediatricians on staff at South Central Regional Medical Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All babies have a designated nurse to care for their individual needs.
South Central has a beautiful 32-bed nursery
The well-baby and transitional sections of the nursery can accommodate 12 infants each, and the intensive care nursery can accommodate 8 infants. The nursery encompasses approximately 2,800 square feet, making you and your new little one feel comfortable.
If are you planning to have a baby, or are planning to have gynecological surgery, call us for a tour of The Women's Place.
To schedule a tour, call 601.426.4229 or 601.426.4469.
The Women's Life Center offers a toll-free information telephone line. A registered nurse is available to assist you with your important health care questions. An extensive list of helpful consumer hotlines and information telephone numbers is available, and information can be mailed directly to your home.
Open Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call toll free 1-800-232-5239