HOSPITAL BIRTHING INFO + C-SECTION RATES FOR BROWARD COUNTY

Broward Health Coral Springs

3000 Coral Hills Drive, Coral Springs

BrowardHealth.org/BHCS, 954-344-BABY (2229)

• Deliveries in 2017: 2,212

• C-section percentage in 2017: 38.7%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3 days

• NICU: Level II

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: $3,000 Normal Vaginal Delivery up to 48 hour stay; $5,000 Cesarean Section, 1-4 day stay

Overnight policy? Yes, able to stay overnight

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: All private rooms, Childbirth Concierge, couplet care (baby stays in room with mom), 24 hour on-site anesthesiology and neonatology, lactation consultants, Pregnancy massage, Childbirth classes (English & Spanish), Prenatal Yoga, Pregnancy massage class, Babytalk class, Breastfeeding class

Follow-up support: Lactation consultants, Baby & Me, Mommy & Me, Mommy & Me Yoga, CPR class

Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital at Broward Health Medical Center

1600 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale

BrowardHealth.org/SalahFoundationChildrensHospital, 954-355-5410

• Deliveries in 2017: 3,542

• C-section percentage in 2017: 41%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3 days

• NICU: Level II and III

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: Vaginal birth $3,000 and C-section birth $5,000. Rates for International patients are available upon request.

Overnight policy? Partner stays with mother throughout the entire birthing experience. The Maternity Place boasts about their private rooms with full size beds for the significant other, family members, & siblings (siblings must be accompanied by an adult visitor)

Doulas allowed? Yes; Patient must make arrangements

Notable amenities: Offering Perinatal Education Program for Breastfeeding Basics, Maternity tours, Lamaze Childbirth classes, Lamaze Marathon, Infant CPR, Sibling classes. International Board Certified Lactation Consultants on staff, 24/7 breast pump rentals available

Follow-up support: Outpatient Lactation Center, breast pumps and other related supplies available in the Lactation Center; Breastfeeding Support Group.

Holy Cross Hospital

4725 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale

HolyCrossMaternity.com, 954-771-8000 ext. 5702

• Deliveries in 2017: 707

• C-section percentage in 2017: 47.9%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3 days

• NICU: Level II

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: Cesarean section delivery $5,000, Vaginal delivery $3,000 (This does not include fee for HCH Pediatrician fee. Additional $255- $355)

Overnight policy? Significant other are encouraged to stay each night

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: All private rooms. Baby-Friendly USA designation.

Follow-up support: We make discharge calls to all patients and offer a Breastfeeding Support Group.

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Memorial Regional Hospital

3501 Johnson St., Hollywood

Mhs.net/services/birthplace, 954-265-5850

• Deliveries in 2017: 5,331

• C-section percentage in 2017: 42%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3 days

• NICU: Level III

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: In our efforts to promote transparency across the board, we offer a link on our website with Hospital Self-Pay Rates (https://price.mhs.net/).

Overnight policy? Family centered care is our hospital’s practice at all levels. We encourage our patients to have their partners and families to be a part of this family celebration moment.

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: We have a 22-bed high risk antepartum unit; critical care support for mother and baby; proximity to JDCH critical care and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; lactation consulting; pet therapy; pre- and post-natal classes, boot camp for dads, sibling and grandparent classes, community CPR for parents and families, extra activities for inpatients like popcorn movie night; behavioral health programs; a celebrative atmosphere; skin to skin in c-section; state of the art security system; 24/7 security at all entry points.

Follow-up support: Breastfeeding support classes; lactation support post-delivery; follow up discharge phone calls.

Northwest Medical Center

2801 N. State Road 7, Margate

NorthwestMed.com, 954-978-4350

• Deliveries in 2017: 1,905

• C-section percentage in 2017: 45%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: NA

• Average days of stay for a C-section: NA

• NICU: Level III

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: NA

Overnight policy? Open visitation

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: All private postpartum rooms, Advanced Level III NICU, Lactation Services; Childbirth, Breastfeeding & CPR Education Classes, Tours, Consult-A-Nurse

Follow-up support: Breastfeeding support group “Breast Friends,” We make follow-up phone call three days after discharge to see how mom is doing, to see if they made their follow-up appointments with the OB and the pediatrician and to answer any questions they may have.

Plantation General Hospital

401 NW 42nd Ave., Plantation

PlantationGeneral.com, 954-513-6492

• Deliveries in 2017: 2,216

• C-section percentage in 2017: 44.5%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: NA

• Average days of stay for a C-section: NA

• NICU: Level II and III

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: NA

Overnight policy? Open Visitation

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Private postpartum suites and deluxe Mother-Baby suites; Advanced Level III NICU; Lactation Services; Baby Tours; Consult-A-Nurse. Classes include: Childbirth, Breastfeeding & CPR Education, Baby Care, Prenatal Yoga and Mommy and Me classes.

Follow-up support: We make the follow-up phone call 3 days after discharge to see how mom is doing, to see if they made their follow up appointments with the OB and the Pediatrician and to answer any questions they may have. There is also an IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) that they can be referred to by their physician for Postpartum Depression.