Mercy Health Saint Mary’s reveals revamped birthing rooms

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s reveals revamped birthing rooms


3 MARLEE:..WHEN IT COMES TO BABIES– MOTHERS KNOW BEST.AND THAT’S WHAT MERCY HEALTH SAINT MARY’S IN GRAND RAPIDS KEPT IN MIND DESIGNING THEIR NEW LABOR AND DELIVERY ROOMS.NEW AT 7 – EMILY LINNERT TAKES US ON A TOUR. 3 THE COLD, OPERATING ROOM-STYLE AREAS THAT WELCOMED BABIES IN TO THIS WORLD FOR GENERATIONS– ARE GONE. (LINDA FOSTER/CLINICAL SERVICE MANAGER BIRTHING CENTER, MERCY HEALTH: “IT’S AN EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE. WE WANT TO PROMOTE THAT EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYBODY AND HAVE THE BEST BONDING EXPERIENCE FOR MOM AND BABY.”) AND THE EXPERIENCE HAS CHANGED. MORE AND MORE WOMEN ARE CHOOSING NOT TO GO THROUGH LABOR LYING DOWN.THE NINE NEW ROOMS IN THE LABOR AND DELIVERY UNIT AT MERCY HEALTH AT SAINT MARY’S HAVE ROOM TO MOVE.AND BIGGER SHOWERS WITH JETS FOR HYDROTHERAPY AND JACUZZI TUBS. (LINDA FOSTER: ” WE’VE REALLY DESIGNED THESE ROOMS FOR EVERYONE. WE’VE DESIGNED IT THAT BY REALLY FOCUSING ON THE SIGNFICANT OTHER, OR THE SUPPORT PERSON OR THE FAMILY KNOWING THAT IT’S NOT JUST AN EXPERIENCE JUST FOR THE MOM AND BABY BUT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.”)FOR THOSE LONG LABORS, DADS AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS MAY NEED TO CATCH SOME ZZZZS. 3 WHEN BABY COMES, NEW MOMS ARE SURE TO WANT TO KEEP THEIR NEWBORN IN THEIR SIGHT–THESE NEW ROOMS ARE DESIGNED FOR MOM TO BE ABLE TO KEEP EYES ON BABY AT ALL TIMES. (LINDA FOSTER: “SOMETIMES THERE’S NEED WHERE THE BABY NEEDS RESUSCITATION AND NEEDS MORE MEDICAL CARE. AND THAT’S OVER IN THIS AREA WHICH IS SPACOUS ENOUGH THAT THE MOM CAN SEE FROM HER BED IN ADDITION TO HER SUPPORT PEOPLE BEING ABLE TO BE RIGHT THERE NEXT TO THAT BABY.”) WITH SPECIAL TOUCHES LIKE A SOUND MACHINE WITH SOOTHING OPTIONS LIKE RAIN AND NATURE—THE DELIVERY ROOM IS BECOMING LESS LIKE A HOSPITAL ROOM AND MORE LIKE HOME.IN GRAND RAPIDS EMILY LINNERT, 24 HOUR NEWS 8. 3

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