You and your baby are our top priorities
you’re expecting a child, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center is
here for you, during your pregnancy, for your birthing experience,
and after your baby is born.
our services begin even before
you conceive. We
work closely with Novant Health obstetricians, in the Rowan County
area, who can help ensure that you are healthy and prepared for
information is never more important than when you are preparing for
the arrival of your new baby. Even if this is not your first, you may
still benefit from some refresher classes.
We offer a variety of classes and events where
you and family members can learn what to expect and how to get ready
for the newest member of the family. You can also take a tour of our
birthing facilities so that when the time comes, you’ll be in
Your birthing experience
your baby is on its way, our team of board-certified physicians and
specialized nurses will be here for you. Our spacious birthing suites
are designed to meet your every need and provide a comfortable,
secure, caring environment when your baby arrives. Our private
postpartum suites include the comforts of home and plenty of room for
visitors and loved ones to spend the night.
Take a virtual tour of our spacious birthing suites
For more information about our maternity services or to schedule a tour
of the women’s health center, call
In addition to complete obstetrical and surgical services, we provide all newborn services including hearing screening, a newborn nursery and even a baby photo service and online nursery.
For our online nursery, a professional photographer will take your newborn’s very first photograph. Portraits can be seen, as they are taken, on a full screen monitor from the comfort of your bed. You’ll have the opportunity to create birth announcements, photo packages as gifts, baby keepsakes, and a unique, personalized, password-protected webpage, which can be easily shared with friends and family.
of age and other factors,
your pregnancy might be classified as “high risk.” That means you
should take special precautions and perhaps make lifestyle
adjustments based on advice from your Novant Health obstetrician.
At Rowan Medical Center we believe that, in addition to
being a rewarding and nurturing experience, breastfeeding
offers many health benefits for your growing baby – but, learning to
nurse can take time, practice and patience.
help you succeed, we offer services such as prenatal
breastfeeding classes and assessment, breastfeeding consultations,
breast pumps, feeding supplies and breastfeeding aids. To speak with
one of our lactation consultants, call 704-210-5188.
Support after the baby arrives
a new life with your newborn can be difficult in the beginning. In
fact, conditions such as rapid
hormone change, fatigue, the physical and emotional stress of giving
birth, and sleep deprivation can combine to make you depressed, even
with a beautiful new baby.
is nothing to be ashamed of and you are certainly not alone. One in
five new mothers will experience a serious postpartum mood disorder
Please, stay in touch with your Novant Health
physician if you need evaluation and treatment.