Maternity Services

How We Care for Moms and Babies

Yale-New Haven Hospital is one of the region's leading facilities for newborns. Our multidisciplinary team includes experienced physicians, nurses, midwives and other maternity experts working together to deliver comprehensive, leading-edge services designed to fit the special needs of moms, babies and families.

How We Care for Moms & Babies

Prenatal Testing

A variety of routine and specialized tests are often scheduled throughout pregnancy. From genetic screening to targeted ultrasounds, our experienced maternal-fetal medicine team at Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers the most technology-advanced, precision testing to monitor your child's development through every trimester.

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Labor & Birth

We understand every woman has different expectations about childbirth and beliefs guiding their choices. Our experienced, compassionate maternity team works with you to deliver and care for your baby in ways that best fits your needs and desires.

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After Your Baby Arrives

What happens immediately after your baby arrives depends on how you gave birth and your particular needs. But there are some general things you can expect between the time your baby is born and the time you are brought to your postpartum room.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

In 1960, we opened the nation's first Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Today, we provide highly specialized, critical care services to nearly 5,000 infants and 800 newborns admitted from YNHH and other hospitals throughout southern New England and New York each year.

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Maternal Special Care Unit

Our Maternal Special Care Unit offers state-of-the-art, individualized inpatient care for women diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes or other medical problems that can affect pregnancy--all in a comfortable, compassionate, family-friendly environment.

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Fetal Care Center

The Fetal Care Center brings together top experts to create a complete care plan for pregnant women whose obstetrician has detected a problem in their developing baby.

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine for High-Risk Pregnancies

From diabetes management to recurrent miscarriage and pregnancy loss, the experienced team of obstetrical specialists at Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine provides the full spectrum of prenatal, delivery and postpartum care for women experiencing high-risk pregnancies.

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Childbirth Education

From breastfeeding support and supplies to infant massage and newborn care, YNHH's childbirth education program has been providing information, support services and fitness and education programs for moms and families in the greater New Haven community since 1949.

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