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    Obstetrics

    Expecting the Best in Maternity Care

    More than 6,700 babies got their first glimpse of life from the security and comfort of a Covenant Health hospital last year. No health system offers more in the way of birthing options, amenities, and safety than Covenant Health hospitals.

    Choice of Doctors and Hospitals

    Some mothers decide on an obstetrician before planning for their babies. Others choose the hospital first and then choose a qualified physician who delivers at that hospital.

    Covenant Health has a comprehensive list of over fifty physicians credentialed to provide care during pregnancy and while in the hospital. Call (865) 541-4500 for a referral or click the Find a Physician link.

    Your Pregnancy, Your Way

    Families come in all shapes and sizes and so do expectations and beliefs about childbirth. Some prefer minimum intervention. Others are comforted that pain relief is available during labor and delivery.

    Many like to room-in with their newborn after delivery. Some want their own room while the baby is cared for in the nursery. Both choices are available at many hospitals.

    Expecting and the Unexpected

    No one expects complications but Covenant Health hospitals plan and prepare for the unexpected with nurses trained in critical newborn care, access to neonatal intensive care services and perinatologists on staff at some hospitals. All maternity units are secured with monitored entries and exits. Babies wear unique bracelets to prevent removal without proper authorization.

    Suite Beginnings

    Covenant Health maternity suites are spacious, beautifully decorated and designed to maximize comfort and provide immediate access to technology. Covenant Health hospitals have a variety of room options including private suites equipped with bassinets for rooming in and extra comfortable sleeper furniture for a family member.

    Some also have cozy post partum rooms for a more intimate stay. In many hospitals rooms come equipped with whirlpool tubs, entertainment units and internet access.

    Take a Tour Before You Deliver

    Give yourself the ultimate birthing experience and your baby the best start. Call (865) 541-4500 to schedule a tour at a Covenant Health hospital. You’ll see the rooms, meet the staff and have your questions answered by the people who will be there for you and baby.

    Information about these birthing centers can be found by clicking on their links:

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center – Knoxville
    LeConte Medical Center - Sevierville
    Methodist Medical Center – Oak Ridge
    Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System – Morristown
    Parkwest Medical Center – Knoxville
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