Medical Services Family Birth Place Our comprehensive services, experienced and specialized staff, state-of-the-art equipment and beautiful birthing rooms are all reasons that tri-state families choose the Family Birth Place. Find a Location Find a Doctor Family Birth Place Menu Family Birth Place Classes Pre-admission Natural Childbirth Midwives Triage, Labor, Delivery & Recovery, Postpartum Units Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Quiet Time Dedicated Staff Follow-up Care Physicians for Women WebNursery® Maternal-Fetal Center Breastfeeding Testimonials Resources Aromatherapy Baby Steps Program Every Child Succeeds First Steps Early Intervention Footprints Perinatal Program St. Elizabeth Receives Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission St. Elizabeth Healthcare has earned Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals committed to achieving integrated, coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns. This helps to improve infant prematurity and mortality rates and also reduces maternal complications. Established in 2015, Perinatal Care Certification is awarded for a two-year period to Joint Commission-accredited hospitals. For more information on this certification, please click here. Award Winning Obstetrics We have now received four consecutive Best Hospitals awards in Obstetrics. In addition to being a designated WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital, our Level III NICU allows you to rest assured that if you or your family ever need it, we are ready to deliver even your littlest, tiniest ones. That makes those baby kisses we all love so much, even better than ever. Please click here to view our calendar and sign-up for classes. To register for classes or for more information please call (859) 301-2229 (BABY). Our comprehensive services, experienced and specialized staff, state-of-the-art equipment and beautiful birthing rooms are all reasons that tri-state families choose the Family Birth Place. Please take a moment to get acquainted with our services and you’ll feel confident in your choice when you choose St. Elizabeth Healthcare for you and your baby. Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Ability to provide ventilation and other life-saving services to babies born under 32 weeks of gestation 24/7 neonatology and perinatology care Beautiful birthing suites with your comfort in mind Prenatal and Pre-Pregnancy Care Genetic Counseling Lactation Consultants Family Childbirth Education Women’s Outpatient Services The Women’s Wellness Boutique UNICEF – Certified Baby Friendly 24 hour anesthesia coverage Maternal Fetal Specialists Post Partum Care Center The Family Birth Place at St. Elizabeth Edgewood features 33 newly renovated state-of-the-art Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum suites, a six bed recovery unit, six private triage rooms, four surgical suites and an eight bed prenatal area. The New Maternal Fetal Center is located on the third floor at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. The new center offers an ultrasound procedure room, six ultrasound rooms, five non-stress test beds, two rooms dedicated to the Diabetes Program, two large dedicated rooms to the Genetic Counseling Program, and many other amenities in one comfortable soothing location. Public tours of the enhanced St. Elizabeth Edgewood Family Birth Place are offered one Sunday each month. To register for a tour, call (859) 301-2229 (BABY). Congenital Heart Disease Screenings St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s Family Birth Place screens all newborns for Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). CHD is the most common birth defect in newborns consisting of an abnormal structure to the heart, which creates an abnormal blood flow pattern. Please click here for more information on this new screening policy that will ultimately assist in healthier babies.