HOSPITAL BIRTHING INFO + C-SECTION RATES FOR MIAMI-DADE

Baptist Hospital of Miami

8900 N. Kendall Drive, Miami

BaptistHealth.net/Babies, 786-596-2065

• Deliveries in 2017: 3,772

• C-section percentage in 2017: NA

• 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: NA

Overnight policy? One support person allowed overnight.

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Dedicated obstetrics emergency department. High-risk ante-partum unit. Neonatology in house 24/7. Ante & Post-partum Depression Screenings. Public cord blood banking. 24-hour epidural service. Childbirth classes are offered by experienced educators, including Mommy 101, Daddy 101, New Big Brother/Big Sister, Baby CPR, Infant Massage, etc. For mothers-to-be who have been ordered bed rest, we offer a web-based childbirth class. Exclusive breastfeeding support by in house certified lactation consultants.

Follow-up support: Discharge follow up phone calls for postpartum depression screening. Postpartum depression support group. Discharge resource booklet. Lactation consultation, breastfeeding support and community resources. Breast pump rentals. Free patient care navigator.

Homestead Hospital

975 Baptist Way, Homestead

BaptistHealth.net/Babies, 786-243-8420

• Deliveries in 2017: 1,354

• C-section percentage in 2017: NA

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2 days

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

• NICU: Level I

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: NA

Overnight policy? One support partner is allowed overnight.

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Free childbirth preparation/breastfeeding classes.

Follow-up support: Discharge follow up phone calls, including screening for postpartum depression. Follow-up lactation services and breastfeeding support group.

The Women’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial

1611 NW 12th Ave., Miami

JacksonHealth.org, 305-585-5351

• Deliveries in 2017: 4,025

• C-section percentage in 2017: 49.5%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2.3 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3.2 days

• NICU: Level III

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: $3,630 Avg fee for Vag/Cesarean

Overnight policy? We have overnight accommodations for one guest

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Comprehensive maternity care for mothers and their baby; a family-centered approach to maternity care that starts immediately after birth. Babies are placed skin-to-skin on their mother’s chest, allowing for the most intimate contact. Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. – a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Spa-like atmosphere, private, and spacious maternity suites, relaxation lounge for family, coffee and tea bar. VIP package includes an oversized suite, L’Occitane toiletries, and gourmet menu selections, amongst other welcome “surprises.” Access to world-class facilities and physicians, including Florida’s largest neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Holtz Children’s Hospital – a designated level III NICU adjacent to the maternity unit. High success rates for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC); internationally board-certified lactation consultants.

Follow-up support: The Women’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial hosts a series of programs for expecting parents, including baby showers, tours of our labor and delivery facilities, breastfeeding support groups and parenting classes. Visit jacksonmaternity.org or call 305-585-4MOM to reserve your space.

 

Jackson North Medical Center

160 NW 170th St., North Miami

JacksonHealth.org, 305-654-3052

• Deliveries in 2017: 1,595

• C-section percentage in 2017: 41.2%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2.3 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3.2 days

• NICU: Level II

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: $3,630 Avg fee for Vag/Cesarean

Overnight policy? We have overnight accommodations for one guest

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Comprehensive maternity care for mothers and their baby; a family-centered approach to maternity care that starts immediately after birth. Babies are placed skin-to-skin on their mother’s chest, allowing for the most intimate contact. Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. – a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Level II NICU, Vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) deliveries; Certified Nurse-Midwife programs.

Follow-up support: Jackson North hosts a series of programs for expecting parents, including baby showers, tours of our labor and delivery facilities, breastfeeding support groups and parenting classes. Visit jacksonmaternity.org or call 305-585-4MOM to reserve your space.

Jackson South Community Hospital

9333 SW 152nd St., Miami

JacksonHealth.org, 305-256-5356

• Deliveries in 2017: 1,053

• C-section percentage in 2017: 37%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2.3 days

• Average days of stay for a C-section: 3.2 days

• NICU: Level I

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: $3,630 Avg fee for Vag/Cesarean

Overnight policy? We have overnight accommodations for one guest

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Lowest C/S rate in Miami Dade County. Comprehensive maternity care for mothers and their baby; a family-centered approach to maternity care that start immediately after birth. Babies are placed skin-to-skin on their mother’s chest, allowing for the most intimate contact. Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. – a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). L&D suites, OB triage, postpartum, private rooms; vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) deliveries. Jackson South features a helipad that could be used to air-transport babies who require additional care at Holtz Children’s in just a few minutes.

Follow-up support: Jackson South hosts a series of programs for expecting parents, including baby showers, tours of our labor and delivery facilities, breastfeeding support groups and parenting classes. Visit jacksonmaternity.org or call 305-585-4MOM to reserve your space.

Kendall Regional Medical Center

11750 SW 40th St., Miami

KendallMed.com, 305-227-5590

• Deliveries in 2017: 1,831

• C-section percentage in 2017: 62%

• 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? Significant other is allowed to stay overnight.

Doulas allowed? They are allowed as long as there is no interference with the performance of the clinical/medical care.

Notable amenities: Our Maternity department is committed to delivering personal, individualized quality care with compassion and respect in a warm and friendly atmosphere to our patients and their families. We strive to provide a positive environment that will enrich our patient’s birth experience. Our philosophy is based on the belief that each family is unique and different in its needs and background. The secured unit is comprised of the following: 12 LDR Rooms, 2 Operating Rooms Suites, 4 bed Recovery Room, Nursery, 8 Bed Level II & 5 Bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units, 23 Private Postpartum/Mother/Baby Rooms. Our contemporary newly remodeled labor and delivery rooms offer a relaxing atmosphere with state of the art technology. We offer Childbirth classes at no cost.

Follow-up support: Breastfeeding classes and monthly breastfeeding support group, infant CPR classes, monthly car seat inspection event, post discharge phone calls & referral based upon needs.

Mercy Hospital

3663 S. Miami Ave., Miami

MercyMiami.com, 305-285-2186

• Deliveries in 2017: 1,857

• C-section percentage in 2017: 55%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: NA

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

• NICU: Level II

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: NA

Overnight policy? One guest allowed to stay with patient.

Doulas allowed? No

Notable amenities: After the birth of your baby, you and your family will enjoy a spacious private postpartum suite overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay. Suites furnished with television, WIFI access and other amenities to make your experience a memorable one. Your care and that of your baby’s, will be guided by a knowledgeable and caring staff of medical professionals that include certified nurses and board certified obstetricians that understand family centered care. What you can expect at Mercy: A Neonatal Hospitalist team consisting of a Neonatologist and/or Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. A highly trained Physician Laborist. Anesthesia Coverage. A highly skilled nursing staff, whose certifications include: Electronic Fetal Monitoring, Neonatal Resuscitation, and STABLE. Three on-site Operating Rooms, both equipped with the very latest Technology for Cesarean Sections. State-of-the-art Infant Security System – we are a locked OB unit. Personalized and Compassionate Care. Flexibility in Labor Choices. Visiting Hours 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Follow-up support: Mercy offers continuing assistance to you and your family including a discharge class; your nurse can provide a list of support groups and telephone numbers.

Mount Sinai Medical Center

4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach

Msmc.com, 305-674-2830

• Deliveries in 2017: 2,700

• C-section percentage in 2017: 28%

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 2 days

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

• NICU: Level II and Level III

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: $3,500 vaginal, $6,300 C-section

Overnight policy? We welcome one significant other to stay overnight. Family and friends are encouraged to visit between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. each day.

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Our Maternal Child Unit supports a family-centered atmosphere and follows the baby friendly philosophy such as placing babies skin to skin with their mother after birth & encouraging 24/7 rooming-in. The Maternal child Unit includes a High-risk ante-partum facility, Cord blood banking, and 24-hour epidural service. We offer VIP services & rooms, executive dining option, free Wi-Fi services. Many of our rooms overlook the beautiful Biscayne Bay. To prepare you for the birthing & parenting experience we offer an array of childbirth classes in both English & Spanish including, breastfeeding class, newborn education, infant CPR/Safety class, sibling class, daddy/ support person boot camp, etc. Our NICU neonatologists have over 30 years of experience and we have in- house obstetricians, pediatricians, and anesthesiologists available 24/7. All mothers receive a Postpartum Depression Screening & exclusive breastfeeding support by in house internationally board-certified lactation consultants.

Follow-up support: Discharge class prior to discharge, discharge resource folder, follow-up phone call on every patient, follow-up lactation services and breastfeeding support group.

North Shore Medical Center

1100 NW 95th St., Miami

NorthShoreMedical.com, 305-835-6123

• Deliveries in 2017: 2,004

• C-section percentage in 2017: NA

• 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: Call for rates

Overnight policy? One partner is allowed

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: All private rooms

Follow-up support: On-staff, full-time lactation consultant. We also offer free breastfeeding classes and support group.

South Miami Hospital

6200 SW 73rd St., South Miami

BaptistHealth.net/Babies, 786-662-4000

• Deliveries in 2017: 3,890

• C-section percentage in 2017: NA

• 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: NA

Overnight policy? One support person allowed overnight.

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: High-risk ante-partum unit. OB Hospitalist in-house 27/7. Neonatology in-house 24/7. Public cord blood banking. 24-hour epidural service. Childbirth classes are offered by experienced educators, including: Prepared Childbirth Series (4 sessions), Fast Tack Class (2 sessions), One-day Fast Track Class, Preparing For Baby’s Arrival, Breastfeeding Class; Mommy Duty 101, Daddy Duty 101, New Brother/Sister, Infant CPR, Infant Massage and Baby Signs Class, etc. For mothers-to-be who have been ordered bed rest, we offer a web-based childbirth class. Tours of the unit are offered in the mornings and evenings for convenience. Exclusive breastfeeding support. Screenings prior to discharge for postpartum depression and adjustment to new baby.

Follow-up support: Discharge follow up phone calls. Discharge resource booklet. Breastfeeding support and community resources. Breast pump rentals. Free patient care navigator.

West Kendall Baptist Hospital

9555 SW 162nd Ave., Miami

BaptistHealth.net/Babies, 786-467-2450

• Deliveries in 2017: 953

• C-section percentage in 2017: 2 days

• Average days of stay for vaginal delivery: 3 days

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

• NICU: NA

• 2017 cash price for planned delivery: NA

Overnight policy? One support person 18 years or older allowed overnight.

Doulas allowed? Yes

Notable amenities: Designated Baby Friendly Hospital. Lactation resources available 24/7. Newborns transition at bedside, including OR and Recovery Room. 24-hour room-in with moms.

Follow-up support: Discharge follow up calls. Breastfeeding support group information and resources. Information for postpartum depression community resources. Discharge resource booklet.