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Your Maternity & Childbirth Care Team

When you deliver your baby at Adventist HealthCare, you’ll appreciate the assistance of compassionate, patient-focused staff members who work together to provide you with the best possible birth experience

Expert Birth Care Team

Depending on your wishes, birth plan and baby’s health, medical staff members you encounter may include:

  • Obstetrician – Doctor who specializes in pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care
  • Perinatologist – Obstetrician who focuses on high-risk pregnancies and maternal-fetal medicine at Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Neonatologist – Pediatrician who specializes in treating newborns, especially ones who are premature or who have special needs
  • Pediatrician – Doctor who provides primary care for children from birth through age 21
  • Registered nurse – Assists in your medical care and may be certified in neonatal care, obstetrics, lactation and maternal-newborn care
  • Nurse-midwife – Advanced practice registered nurse who provides primary care and delivers babies at Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Anesthesiologist – Provides pain management during labor, if desired, and anesthesia for surgical procedures
  • Nurse anesthetist – Provides pain management during labor, if desired, and anesthesia for surgical procedures at Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Newborn assessment nurse – Evaluates your baby’s well-being after birth through a physical examination and by taking vital signs
  • Lactation consultant – Provides breastfeeding support and education
  • Patient care technician – Assists in your medical care and offers support with daily activities
  • Scrub technician – Health professional who assists a surgical team during a procedure
  • Equipment technician – Ensures the maintenance and operation of medical equipment at Shady Grove Medical Center.
  • Audiologist – Interprets infants’ hearing tests
  • Audiologist technician – Performs hearing tests on all newborns

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.