Birthing Center - FAQs
Q: Where should I park?
A: The Birthing Center at UM Shore Regional Health is located at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Freeman Outpatient Center and Emergency Department entrances. Directions to UM Shore Medical Center at Easton.
Q: What do I pack for my stay in the hospital?
A: See useful tips for what to pack for mom, baby and your support partner.
Q: Will I have a private room?
A: The Birthing Center features private birthing suites, which are designed to provide comfort during labor, delivery and recovery. Find out more about the Birthing Center surroundings and amenities.
Q: Can my baby stay in my room with me?
A: After your little one is born, he or she will room-in with you to assist with mother/baby bonding and to ensure that you are familiar with your new son or daughter before going home.
Q: What classes are available to me?
A: A variety of classes are available for parent education, before and after childbirth. Additional information and a class schedule can be found here.
Q: Will a certified lactation consultant be available to me?
A: The Birthing Center team includes certified lactation consultants who will assist you with breastfeeding tips and techniques during your stay. Learn more about breastfeeding and lactation support services.