Vanderbilt Medical Center

  • 1211 Medical Center Dr. Nashville, TN 37232
    (615)322-5000

  • Handles 4479 births a year

  • Midwives available (West End Midwives)

  • Nitrous oxide available for pain relief; labor tubs; family-centered c-sections; 12 private labor rooms; 4 visitors allowed in labor room room; 32 private postpartum rooms; lactation consultants; pacifiers are not provided/available; NICU, couplet postpartum care

  •  4 wristbands to distribute to whomever you choose while in labor. In your postpartum room, you are  unlimited to visitors or hours.

  • Free in hospital doula services for all patients. Just ask for one at the triage desk when you come in in labor.

  • A complete set of Peanut Balls available for use on floor

  • Waterproof Wireless Baby/ Contracting Monitoring

  • C-section rate in 2013: 32.4%

  • C-section rate in 2014: 37.0%

 

St. Thomas Midtown (formerly Baptist)

  • 2000 Church St Nashville, TN 37236 (615) 284-5555

  • Handles 5990 births a year

  • Midwives available (Connectus Midwives or Women's OB)

  • Only designated baby friendly facility (more info: http://www.babyfriendlyusa.org/); childbirth suites; premium suites available for extra charge; In-room dining; professional photography services; lactation boutique; 52-bed level III NICU; family-centered C-sections; doula services; nitrous oxide for pain relief; labor tub; midwife services; classes offered (childbirth, breastfeeding)

  •  5 wristbands to distribute to whomever you choose. In your postpartum room, you have unlimited to visitors and hours.

  • In hospital Birth Center

  • Free in hospital Doula services. Ask your triage nurse for one when you are admitted.

  • a complete set of Peanut Balls for use on floor

  • wirreless monitoring

  • C-section rate in 2013: 43.6%

  • C-section rate in 2014: 36.5%

 
  • 2300 Patterson St Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 342-1000

  • Handles 3212 births a year

  • Epidural pain management available 24/7. Levels I, II, and III newborn care. Breastfeeding consultants. Private rooms. Choose between rooming-in or nursery. On-site breastfeeding boutique. Classes available (breastfeeding, CPR, sibling class, and childbirth)

  • 4 wristbands to distribute to whomever you choose while in labor. In your postpartum room, you are not limited to visitors or hours.

  • a complete set of Peanut ball available for use

  • Showers for hydrotherapy (No Tubs)

  • Waterproof Wireless Baby/ Contraction Monitoring

  • C-section rate in 2013: 36.2%

  • C-section rate in 2014: 42.5%

  • 3212 West End Ave Ste 100 Nashville, TN 3720              (615) 647-8220

  • Handles about 360 births a year

  • Midwives available

  • Free doula services while laboring in the birth center (Ask your midwife)

  • 3 Peanut Balls and birth balls available for use

  • Low intervention birth with a certified nurse midwife; nitrous oxide available for pain relief; water birth available; childbirth classes; lactation counseling; new mom support groups, 3 birthing suites where families are welcome

  • For emergencies, patients transfer to Vanderbilt Hospital minutes away and midwives continue to care for  you.

  • C-section rate 2015: 5%

 
 
  • 4321 Carothers Pkwy Franklin, TN 37067
    (615) 435-5000

  • Handles 1514 births a year

  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award, named one of America’s Best Hospitals in Obstetrics; NICU; Rooming-in; lactation services; professional photography; childbirth classes

  • has a complete set of Peanut Balls for patient use

  • C-section rate in 2013: 35.93%

  • C-section rate in 2014: 33%

 

Nashville, TN 37221

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