Skip to Main Content
Skip to Main Content
Labor and Delivery

Labor and Delivery

Welcoming a new baby into the world is a special experience. The labor and delivery staff on the second floor at MIHS works hard every single day to make this memorable time a pleasant experience for each mother and baby in our care.

Our Labor and Delivery Unit has 20 private rooms where you stay during your labor, delivery and immediate postpartum period. Your baby will remain in your room with you unless there is a medical need to take the baby to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Medical care is provided by inpatient hospitalist obstetricians, physicians and certified nurse midwives. High-risk maternal fetal medicine observation is available around the clock, and there is always a team of four or five residents providing care. 

Labor and Delivery includes 20 labor suites, 2 operating rooms, 5 labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) rooms, a 3 bed triage unit, a 3 bed overflow triage area and a 2 bed PACU (post-anesthesia care unit). Labor and Delivery is staffed by registered nurses (RNs) trained to care for high-risk antepartum, laboring and postpartum patients. Labor and Delivery RNs are also required to maintain certification in BLS, ACLS, NRP and AWHONN Intermediate and Advanced Fetal Monitoring. OB Surgical Technicians and ancillary staff provide support to ensure the highest quality care is provided. The Anesthesia Department has a dedicated staff member available on Labor and Delivery at all times.

Labor and Delivery Guidelines
During labor, patients are limited to three support persons who may be asked to step out for short periods of time. All visitors must wait in the family waiting room and are called in when they can meet the new baby. Children may visit but they must be with an adult who is not a support person during labor. During flu and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season, however, children 12 and under are not allowed on the second floor.

We do not have visiting hours but we ask that family members respect the new mom’s need for rest and time to bond with her new baby.

Access MyChart

Your Secure Online Health Connection

Connect Now

NEED QUICK HELP?

Use the drop down for access to contact numbers or Contact Us via email>>

RECENT NEWS

View All News >>
  • February 28, 2018
    MIHS to expand West Valley emergency and behavioral health services

    Maricopa Integrated Health System is proud to announce it is acquiring the Maryvale hospital and reopening its Emergency Department to provide the local community access to board-certified emergency medicine physicians 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Read More

  • February 01, 2018
    Maricopa Medical Groundbreaking

    WATCH: West Valley to get new health care facility Read More

  • January 30, 2018
    Groundbreaking marks start of MIHS West Valley facility

    Maricopa Integrated Health System and the City of Peoria celebrated the groundbreaking of the new West Valley Primary and Specialty Care Center. Read More

  • January 29, 2018
    Construction begins on new health care facility in West Valley

    Officials broke ground Monday on Maricopa Integrated Health System, a 127,000-square-foot health care facility at Grand Avenue and Cotton Crossing in Peoria. It’s expected to open in 2020. Read More