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Forsyth Medical Center
Newborn footprints


High-quality care and comfort are the focus of our maternity services

When you are preparing to have a baby, you want help from providers who are compassionate and experienced. The maternity services offered at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center include high-quality care before, during and after your delivery. We also offer additional conveniences, such as newborn photography services and the ability to keep your baby in your maternity suite after labor. We have many on-site and online resources to help you learn more about your pregnancy and delivery as well as how to care for your newborn.

Nursing mother help line:

336-718-7000 or 336-718-8233

Our comprehensive maternity services include:

  • One-on-one maternity education, so you can learn how to care for your baby before leaving the hospital
  • Newborn photography services
  • Hearing (audiology) screenings and services for newborns
  • Postpartum care, including help with breastfeeding
  • Nontraditional pain management options such as hydrotherapy and laughing gas (nitrous oxide)
  • Prenatal assessments to monitor your baby’s growth, including ultrasounds, first trimester screenings and nonstress tests
  • Dedicated surgical suites and post-anesthesia care
  • Our Level III-IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and premature infant care clinic
  • Perinatal bereavement services

The Nursing Mother’s Place

You can access tools and services to make breastfeeding easier at the Nursing Mother’s Place. This breastfeeding (lactation) center offers educational classes as well as personal consultations for soon-to-be and new mothers. It is located on the first floor of the North Tower at the Novant Health Maya Angelou Women's Health & Wellness Center.

Take a virtual tour of the Nursing Mother’s Place
Babies born at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
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45 This week
98 This month
1,074 This year
306,596 Total history

Register for classes

Want to know what to expect during your pregnancy, the experience of childbirth and how to take care of your new bundle of joy? We have a variety of classes in the Triad area available to help you, your partner and family prepare for these experiences. Our classes are fun and informative and available in the evenings and weekends. Classes are open to everyone—whether you are a new parent-to-be or an experienced parent.