Maternity Services

Before you consider adding a new member to the family, you may wish to take advantage of our specialized prenatal programs. We can assist with preconception counseling, genetic testing, and infertility treatment.

Most pregnancies will be routine. If you are among the small number of women who have complicated pregnancies or go into labor early, you can rely on our clinical expertise.

Services

If your pregnancy is complicated, Capital Health offers a variety of services to help you through your difficult time. With 24/7 in-house obstetrical, neonatal, anesthesiology and midwifery coverage, you can rest knowing the best possible care is available to you.

We offer diabetic management during pregnancy and diagnostic imaging services, and will be there should you require extensive prenatal testing for high-risk pregnancies, including amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.

Our Regional Perinatal Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center offers the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Capital Health has been designated as a Regional Perinatal Center because of the experienced, highly trained staff and high-tech facilities we provide.

Our Josephine Plumeri Birthing Center at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell offers a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Our Staff

Our nurses are the only nurses in Mercer County to earn the prestigious Magnet recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service. Our experienced nurses are experts in caring for women in all stages of the birth experience and offer education and support for new moms before, during, and after their hospital stay.

We also have internationally board certified lactation consultants on staff to answer any questions you might have about breastfeeding.

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Contact Information

For more information about our program or to arrange a tour of our Josephine Plumeri Birthing Center (Hopewell) or the Regional Perinatal Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, please call our Childbirth and Parent Education program at (609) 303-4140.

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