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Maternal-Newborn Home Care

Expect the same compassionate maternity and postpartum care in the comfort of your own home as that you’ve come to expect from inside an Adventist HealthCare facility. Trust our expert Home Care registered nurses to provide pre- and post-delivery maternity care for you and your new baby during situations that may benefit from additional medical supervision.

Benefits of Maternal-Newborn Home Care

Adventist HealthCare’s home-based maternity services can give you and your baby the extra support you need to start your life together as successfully as possible outside the hospital. You can get guidance to:

  • Improve mother-baby bonding
  • Stabilize your postpartum condition
  • Learn more about infant care and newborn management
  • Establish stable feedings and infant nutrition

Maternal-Newborn Conditions We Treat

You may benefit from Adventist HealthCare’s Home Care if you or your baby experience any of these pre- or post-delivery conditions:

Maternity Home Care Services We Provide

Depending on need, your experienced registered nurse could provide you with a variety of medical services, including:

  • Temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure monitoring
  • Fluid nutritional intake assessment
  • Fundal height and position measurement (size and position of your uterus)
  • Bowel and bladder function assessment
  • Examination of the condition of your breasts, lochia, episiotomy, perineum, tubal ligation of C-section incisions
  • Postpartum education for newborn care, including cord/circumcision care, feeding, bathing, infant safety and more

Your nurse can also provide necessary newborn assessment services, particularly for infants who previously required care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), including:

  • Temperature, pulse, respiration and weight
  • Muscle tone
  • Cord and skin condition
  • Nutritional intake
  • Bowel and bladder function
  • Jaundice
  • Activity and sleep patterns

Maternal-Newborn Service Area

Currently, you can take advantage of our maternity Home Care services if you’re a resident of the following Maryland counties:

  • Anne Arundel
  • Calvert
  • Charles
  • Howard
  • Montgomery
  • Prince George’s
  • St. Mary’s

Schedule a Free Home Care Consultation

Talk to an Adventist HealthCare representative about your maternal-newborn home care needs. To schedule a free assessment, call 866-841-0475.

Free Birth Consultations

Discuss your birth plan, upcoming delivery and hospital stay one-on-one with a compassionate Shady Grove Medical Center birth advisor.

Maternity Pre-Registration

Avoid extra paperwork when you arrive at your Adventist HealthCare birth center. Pre-register for your hospital stay.

Select Birth Center & Pre-register

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View Your Baby Photos

Shady Grove Medical Center: 1) Visit the Bella Baby website. 2) Enter your access code in the "View Your Photos" box in the upper right corner of the site.