Obstetrics

 For women who are planning to become or who are already pregnant, North Shore-LIJ ambulatory care unit offers comprehensive prenatal and obstetrical care. Our care extends to women anticipating normal and high-risk pregnancies, and is provided through delivery and for post-partum follow-up care after.

We are dedicated to providing you with a family-oriented approach to childbirth. You and your family's health are our top priority. Whether this is your first child or you are a seasoned parent, we are committed to inspiring confidence and competence within your family as you embark on this exciting stage of life. Above all, we are here for you. Please do not hesitate to ask any of our staff members your questions or concerns, even after you leave the hospital.

Our facilities offer an exceptionally high quality of care as well as a remarkably caring staff. As part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, we can provide the vast resources of our physician specialty services should you need them.

 

Quality, Affordable Care

Patients seen in the ambulatory units are offered financial counseling services and assistance in obtaining insurance coverage through Medicaid if needed.

The Prenatal Care Program formally called the Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP) is funded by the NYS Department of Health and is offered free of charge to those who qualify. Women enrolled in Medicaid are automatically eligible, and most other women in low-income families are able to be enrolled in PCAP. PCAP provides comprehensive prenatal and obstetrical care by a team which includes physicians, nutritionists, nurses, childbirth educators, social workers and genetic counselors. When the baby is born, hospital care is provided as well as postpartum (after delivery) follow-up care.

For more detailed information on North Shore-LIJ obstetrical and prenatal care, visit the Obstetrics (Maternity) section of the Women’s Health Web site.

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