Maternity Place at Broward Health Medical Center


At Broward Health Medical Center, we provide dedicated labor, delivery and newborn expertise, so your maternity experience is as special as your new little one.

Maternity Place at Broward Health Medical Center

At Broward Health Medical Center, we provide dedicated labor, delivery and newborn expertise, so your maternity experience is as special as your new little one.

Specialized Delivery Experience

Our Broward Health Obstetrics team provides expert care for every aspect of your pregnancy – from before delivery to an outstanding labor and delivery experience. For specialized care, we provide expertise in Maternal Fetal Medicine and high-risk pregnancies so Moms can rest assured the Broward Health team is ready for your every need. To get started on your maternity care, we provide quick access to the Broward Health patient portal for convenient online registration.

Our Commitment Before Delivery

Broward Health Medical Center provides lactation classes, so Moms understand what to expect with breastfeeding. Our classes provide up-to-date breastfeeding information, which will provide a positive experience for Mom and baby. Dad and or support person are encouraged to attend. The class will cover breastfeeding challenges and how to resolve them, breastfeeding positioning techniques, nutrition concerns for breastfeeding Moms, management of common breastfeeding challenges and information for Mothers returning to work. For more information about prenatal classes, please call (954) 759-7400 or email bhcallcenter@browardhealth.org

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay

For everything from enhanced delivery care to extra special services such as massage therapy, Maternity Place at Broward Health Medical Center provides a positive and memorable birthing experience. Learn more about our Pampered Pregnancy Experience and other special maternity services, including:

  • 36 private postpartum suites with luxurious shower facilities
  • Full-size bed with pillow-top mattress for dad or partner
  • Vanity station for Mom
  • Large-screen TV
  • 3 deluxe Empress Suites with extra-spacious family areas and Tea Time room service available on a first-come, first-served basis for an additional charge
  • Level III Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Units on-site
  • 24/7 Breast pump rental services
  • 24-hour In-House Specialists –anesthesiologist, neonatologist, obstetrician and certified nurse-midwife
  • 24-hour Level III Neonatal Unit – The 63-bed NICU is one of the largest and most sophisticated in Florida. As a state-designated Level III unit, the NICU can support the tiniest and most fragile of babies.
  • In-house transport team which provides air and ground service on a 24/7 availability
  • Parent Weekly Support Group
  • Newborn Channel – Information on caring for yourself or your baby postpartum is available with the push of a button through our dedicated Newborn Channel.

In addition, our nurses are trained to assist with breastfeeding during your hospital stay. If questions or challenges occur, a board-certified Lactation Consultant is available to help with all your needs. Patients should call 954.468.5276 to reach a Lactation Consultant.

Therapy Services for Comfort and Relaxation

Massage can help you reduce stress, relieve pain and discomfort, and enhance recovery from injury. Our licensed massage therapists offer half-hour and hour-long sessions.

Our special Prenatal Yoga 101 Class is available to enhance comfort for the mother-to-be. At Broward Health Medical Center, please contact The Fitness Center at 954.355.5521 for additional information or book an appointment.

Support Services Available After Your Hospital Stay

We offer private lactation consultation — A board-certified Lactation Consultant is available to assist you after you leave the hospital. To schedule a private appointment, please call 954.468.5276. There is also a fee that is associated with this private lactation consultation.

We also provide a free breastfeeding support group, meeting every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the Lillian Wells Women Center. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, please call 954.468.5276.

Breast Pump Rentals and Sales

Electric breast pumps are available to rent 24 hours a day. During regular business hours, the Lactation Consultant is available to guide you with your decision based on your needs on the rental or purchase of a breast pump. In addition, we feature a full line of breastfeeding accessories, such as nursing bras, nursing pillows, lanolin, breast shells and freezer bags. For more information on our breast pump sales and rentals, please call 954.468.5276 and our friendly Lactation Consultants will be available to assist you in your selection.

For more information about our breastfeeding services, call the Lactation Consultants at 954.468.5275 between 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Availability of Donor Milk

Broward Health Medical Center is proud to partner with the Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida to provide pasteurized donor breast milk to infants in need. Please call one of our Lactation Consultants at 954.468.5276 to learn more about our Donor Milk program.

Classes, Support Groups and Playgroups

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Breastfeeding Basics Class Broward Health Medical Center Virtual This virtual breastfeeding class is for expecting mothers only and includes everything an expectant mother needs to know about breastfeeding. This class is taught by a board certified lactati...
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Broward Health Medical Center Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group – Broward Breastfeeding Buddies This virtual support group is offered to all mothers in need of assistance with breastfeeding throughout South Florida. Breastfeeding Moms in the community share their experiences and learn f...
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Breastfeeding Basic Class Broward Health Medical Center Virtual (WebEx) This virtual breastfeeding class is for expecting mothers only and includes everything an expectant mother needs to know about breastfeeding. This class is taught by a board certified lactati...
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BHMC In-Person Maternity Tour This will be an In-Person tour meeting in the main Auditoriums located on the 2nd floor of BHMC. A nurse educator will present BHMC maternity services, answer your questions, and demonstrate ...
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BHMC VIRTUAL Maternity Tour Join our live virtual Breastfeeding class with Nichole Salisbury, RN, IBCLC. The objective of the program is to offer support and education to expectant parents for successful breastfeeding. ...
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BHMC VIRTUAL Maternity Tour This will be a live virtual tour. We will cover all the Maternity services with a virtual presentation and answer your questions. We will send you the link for joining the presentation the da...
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BHMC Birthing Class Lamaze (Free Virtual) Part #1 This is part 1 of a 3 part series to prepare parents-to-be for the process of labor and delivery. The series begins with the anatomy of pregnancy, sign and symptoms of labor, stages of labor ...
BHMC Lamaze Marathon Free Virtual Birthing Class BHMC Lamaze Marathon Free VIRTUAL class. This Comprehensive six-hour childbirth preparation class in a single session including the following topics: Anatomy of Pregnancy, Sign and Symptoms o...
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BHMC "Your Baby and You" Free Virtual Baby Care Class Broward Health Medical Center "Your Baby and You" free virtual baby care class. This interactive baby care class educates expectant parents on caring for their newborn. Topics include techniq...

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