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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy & Childbirth

USA Health provides care to more mothers and their newborns than any other health system in our region.

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About Pregnancy and Childbirth

From routine deliveries to those that require additional expertise, USA Health cares for more women and babies than anyone else in the region. Our team of physician specialists, nurses and technicians tends to the needs of mother and child before, during and after delivery with the most advanced technology and a family-centered approach.

USA College of Medicine

Our physicians are also educators in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology to learn about its academic mission and residency program.

USA Health has been recognized:

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval2017 Accc Innovator Award

Pregnancy and Childbirth Programs and Services

USA Health offers a comprehensive range of care for mothers and babies before, during and after pregnancy.

Birthing Services

While we deliver more babies than any other hospital in the region, our family-centered birthing services are especially tailored for each individual mother and baby. Our hope is for each pregnancy and delivery to progress normally, but we have the resources and expertise to handle unexpected complications.

High-Risk OB

Pregnant patients on the Gulf Coast region who suffer from conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus or other chronic diseases, or may be having multiple births, are typically referred to our high-risk obstetrics team.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The Hollis J. Wiseman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the region’s only Level III NICU, which offers the most advanced care for premature and critically ill newborns.

OB/GYN Care

For women, obstetric and gynecological care is usually one of their primary health concerns. Our OB/GYN care includes regular wellness exams, PAP smears, pelvic exams, prenatal care, labor and delivery care, gynecologic surgery, and management of menopause and peri-menopausal conditions.

Follow Your Maternity Journey

USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital now offers parent education powered by YoMingo, an app that supports you at every stage of your pregnancy and birth experience. YoMingo provides general information and tools, as well as information specific to your arrival and stay at our hospital.

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OB-GYN Evaluation Center

If complications or special needs arise during pregnancy, we encourage patients to visit the OB-GYN Evaluation Center at the Children's & Women's Hospital immediately. Our specially trained technicians use high-level ultrasound to monitor and evaluate the mother and baby.

MOM Care: Mobile's Medicaid Maternity Program

If you are covered by Medicaid and you are currently pregnant, we encourage you to enroll into The MOM Care Program.

MOM Care is a network of physicians, clinics, and hospitals in Mobile County dedicated to ensuring that all expectant mothers and their babies have access to quality care. The goal of MOM Care is delivering healthy babies for Mobile County.

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USA Health offers specialists in every area of pregnancy and childbirth care.

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Clinical Trials

As the leading provider of innovative healthcare for Mobile and the Gulf Coast, USA Health works to provide our patients with new, promising experimental therapies through ongoing clinical trials.

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Upcoming Events

Sep272022

We hope you'll join radiation oncologist Adam Huddleston, M.D., for an informative Lunch & Learn on prostate cancer set for Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Strada Patient Care Center.

Sep272022

Together, Dr. John Sands and Dr. Alfred Shearer are leading an educational talk for boys age 10 and older about puberty and development. A parent or guardian is required to attend.

Oct62022

This event will be of particular interest to OB-GYN physicians, family medicine physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurse midwives, ultrasonographers, and other healthcare professionals associated with obstetrics and gynecology.

Oct132022

A Night Honoring Healers, presented by The Mapp Family Foundation, will be an inspirational evening honoring the remarkable stories of our USA Health care team members in action as they provide exceptional, compassionate care to our patients.

Oct232022

The USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute’s Think Pink Tea is a free celebration of breast cancer awareness — a commitment to patients, survivors, advocates, and the friends and family of those impacted by breast cancer.

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