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The Childbirth Center at Parkwest Medical Center

The birth of a child is one of the most significant events in the life of a woman and her family.

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Expectant Parents Deserve Top-Quality Labor and Delivery Care Services in Tennessee

The birth of a child is one of the most significant events in the life of a woman and her family. When you’re an expectant parent who calls Eastern Tennessee your home, you can trust your care to the caring experts at The Childbirth Center at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.

Parkwest Medical Center has designed our Childbirth Center to ensure a memorable and comfortable experience for you and your baby.


Awarded as a BEST for Babies hospital by the state of Tennessee, and recognized for excellent quality with Blue Distinction Centers+ by BlueCross/Blue Shield, Parkwest is pleased to be your childbirth center of choice.

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About the Childbirth Center

Located on the second floor of the six-story Riverstone Tower, the Childbirth Center has 24 suites, and two operating suites. Valet and shuttle service are available to transport patients and visitors from the parking lot to the hospital entrance.

The center’s advanced communication systems, decentralized supply, and workstations are designed to position our highly qualified staff in close proximity to patients. Systems have been built-in to ensure close observation of all mothers and newborns in our care.

At Parkwest Medical Center, we want to help create special memories through our family-centered approach to the birth of your child. Our caring team of physicians and childbirth professionals will listen to your concerns and wishes and tailor the labor and delivery experience to meet the needs of your family.

Why Trust Your Labor and Delivery to Parkwest Medical’s Childbirth Center?

To ensure the best care for you and your baby, the Childbirth Center is staffed with highly-trained physicians and nurses, skilled in newborn care.

Our experienced obstetricians and staff deliver more than 1,600 babies each year, and our RN staff is 100 percent certified in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

In addition to our own labor and delivery personnel, we have nurse clinicians from East Tennessee Children’s Hospital on staff to assist your baby, if needed.

If further emergency care is required, Neonatologists from Children’s Hospital are on call 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week to work with your obstetrician. Surgical suites are also available if a cesarean delivery is scheduled or becomes necessary.

Services Offered at The Childbirth Center at Parkwest

State of the Art Childbirth Suites
Your Family’s Safety is Our Top Priority
Education and Resources for Families
Lactation Consultation Services at Parkwest Medical Center
Physical Therapy Services Offered through Parkwest Medical Center
Information About Our Induction Procedures and Cesarean Section Cancellation Policy

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