Pregnancy and COVID-19
If you're an expecting mom who will be giving birth at our Hospital, you can trust our maternity team is taking extra steps due to the COVID-19 outbreak to protect you and your loved ones. To help maternity patients prepare for their labor and delivery on The Family Place, we've published a patient resource guide and a list of FAQs.
During your labor and delivery, we go the extra mile to help you and your family feel calm, cared for and comfortable. The Family Place obstetricians, nurse midwives, pediatric hospitalist and neonatal nurses are among the most experienced and skilled maternity and newborn care specialists in New Hampshire. When you choose our team to help you welcome your baby into the world, you can expect to be cared for by experts who listen and respond to your needs and concerns.
The Family Place Team
You and your baby are at the center of our team. We strive to make The Family Place your family place. Our team of experts is focused on providing high-quality, compassionate care that puts you at ease, so your labor and birthing experience is positive.
- Family medicine physicians
- Lactation consultants
- Nurse midwives
- Pediatric hospitalists
- Registered nurses
- Social workers
- Support staff
Baby-Friendly Designated Birth Facility
As a Baby-Friendly designated birth facility, we're committed to a family-centered, educational approach to pregnancy and delivery. Providing the optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother/baby bonding is at the core of our Baby-Friendly Birth Facility recognition.
Family Favorite Award
The Family Place is a 2019 "Family Favorite" award recipient for Greater Concord Favorite Birthing Center/Hospital. The Family Favorite award program recognizes family-friendly businesses, services, and places in almost 50 categories — as chosen by the readers of Parenting New Hampshire magazine.
Center of Excellence in Education & Training for Infants & Families Impacted by Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
The Family Place is recognized by Vermont Oxford Network as a leader in training its staff to handle the dangerous increase in the number of babies born with opioid drug dependency. This designation is awarded to centers that train at least 85 percent of their designated care team in a specialized program involving 17 critical learning lessons.
Private Birthing Rooms
When you have your baby at The Family Place, you benefit from our family-centered approach to maternity care. Our specially-designed labor and delivery and postpartum rooms are welcoming and inviting for your entire family. In most cases, you’ll labor, deliver and recover in the same room, so you can enjoy a comfortable environment and avoid unnecessary stress. Cesarean births take place in The Family Place operating suite, so you can recover in familiar surroundings with your support partner and baby close by.
- 20 state-of-the-art labor, delivery, and recovery birthing rooms with private showers, television, glider rockers and sleep sofas for your support partner
- One operating room suite
- Kitchen and snack pantry
Comfort Techniques for Labor & Birth
A variety of comfort options are available at The Family Place to help you through labor and birth. Additionally, our supportive nursing staff is available to meet your individual needs.
- Birthing balls
- Medications and epidurals
- Showers and whirlpool baths
- Sterile water injections for back labor
- Relaxation and breathing
- Walking and changing position