Personalized Maternity Amenities for a Custom Birth Experience

At EIRMC, you can design a birthing experience just right for you and your baby. So while we focus on clinical excellence and specialized care, you can focus on creating the memory of a lifetime.

Classes & Support Groups
  • L&D tour
  • Breastfeeding
  • Childbirth prep
  • Infant CPR
Family-Centered Amenities
  • Partner sleeping accommodations
  • Flexible visiting hours
  • Quiet time
  • Enhanced infant security
Delivery Methods
  • Doulas welcome
  • The Bradley Method®
  • Hypnobirthing
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean
Delivery Options
  • Music
  • Lighting
  • Filming/photography
  • Umbilical cord cutting
  • Cord blood options
  • Placenta options
  • Partner can help catch the baby
  • Instant skin-to-skin contact
  • Skin-to-skin contact after C-section
Pain Relief Options
  • Breathing techniques
  • Cold therapy
  • Intravenous pain control
  • Distraction
  • Hot therapy
  • Meditation
  • Standard epidural
  • Birthing Ball
  • Birthing Bar
Baby Options
  • Baby encouraged to room-in
  • Baby to nursery
  • Lactation support
  • Pacifiers allowed
  • Formula allowed
  • Support your feeding preferences
Quality Recognition
  • Level III NICU
Other Considerations
  • Surrogate support
  • Same-sex partners
  • Adoption support

Skin-to-Skin Contact

There are numerous documented benefits associated with immediate skin-to-skin contact, including regulating body temperature and heart rate, controlling anxiety, and increasing the chance of successful breastfeeding.

Classes

EIRMC offers a wide range of classes and support groups for women of all ages. From preparing for a new baby to support groups for healing after a loss, we offer many community programs for education and support.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at our Women & Infant’s Center provides the area’s only specialized care for the smallest patients, from premature infants to sick “term” newborns. In fact, we now have the capacity to care for preemies as young as 22 weeks gestation and as small as 500 grams (about 1 lb.).