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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.

Maternity Care

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.

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Family medicine physicians
  • Lactation consultants
  • Nurse midwives
  • Obstetricians
  • 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.

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
  • Massage
  • Medications and epidurals
  • Showers and whirlpool baths
  • Sterile water injections for back labor
  • Relaxation and breathing
  • Walking and changing position

Pregnant mom and provider

Family Place Prenatal Care in Laconia Serves Lakes Region Women

Prenatal services for LRGHealthcare’s Caring for Women patients, who plan to deliver at Concord Hospital, is provided locally through Concord Hospital Family Place Prenatal Care in Laconia.

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Mom Thanks The Family Place

Jill Smith, a medical professional, was recently on the receiving end of care as a patient on The Family Place. She saw first-hand that the doctors and nurses were compassionate, calm and highly skilled in emergency care, as they overcame serious complications when Jill was delivering her baby.

Read Jill's Story

Upcoming Classes & Events

  • Oct
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Support, connection, education and empowerment are what you can expect when you attend this support group for new parents and their babies.
  • Oct
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    In this four-hour workshop, an educator guides you through the process of labor and childbirth in a supportive environment.
  • Oct
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Support, connection, education and empowerment are what you can expect when you attend this support group for new parents and their babies.
  • Oct
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Discussions in this class focus on choosing a pediatrician, newborn characteristics, learning to soothe your baby, and general wellness and safety topics.