Checklist: Hospital Hospitality

Does your hospital have it all? When you take your maternity ward tour, ask if these services are available. (And if they’re not, consider hiring some outside help.)
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ByThe Bump Editors
Updated
Mar 2017
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Photo: Courtesy of St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, CA

Prenatal Classes

[] Childbirth education

[] C-section education

[] Infant CPR

[] Breastfeeding prep

[] Newborn baby care

[] Dad prep

[] Sibling prep

[] Other

Labor Facilities and Assistance

[] Birthing suites

[] Jacuzzi tubs

[] High-risk pregnancy specialists

[] Allows a midwife

[] Allows a doula

[] Other

Postnatal Services

[] Private rooms

[] Neonatal unit

[] Allows dad to stay the night

[] Allows baby to stay in mom’s room

[] Lactation consultants

[] Breast-pump rental

[] New-mom support group

[] Other

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