Want to be the perfect childbirth partner? Here’s how

Pregnancy can be an exciting time for the whole family! An expectant mom may find herself with offers of support from her spouse, parents, extended family and friends. It’s important that she identify her biggest supporter and make sure they’re on-call and ready when delivery day arrives. Because...

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Everything you need to know about your Labor & Delivery experience

Before coming to the hospital to deliver your baby, you should always discuss your birth expectations with your OB provider.  They will let you know what is realistic for your situation. Also, don’t forget that you can take a virtual hospital tour by clicking one of the links below: Huntsville Hospital...

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What to expect when expecting

What to expect when you’re expecting

Your bag is packed, you’ve lined up a pediatrician and finished decorating the nursery. But do you know what to expect when you arrive at the hospital to deliver your baby? At Huntsville for Women & Children and Madison Hospital, our goal is to make the entire childbirth process – from check-in...

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Neonatal ICU at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children

What do Neonatal ICU levels mean?

You may have heard that Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children has a Level III Neonatal ICU and that Madison Hospital has a Level II Special Care Nursery. But what does that mean? Neonatal refers to the first 28 days of life. Some babies require more advanced care during these first days because...

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Know your options for pain management in childbirth

Your pregnancy brings with it many choices. You pick a physician, a hospital, baby names, paint colors and the list of decisions doesn’t stop there. Making an informed choice about pain management during labor and childbirth should be at the top of your decisions list. Some of the pain management...

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Why we needed breastfeeding support

A collection of thoughts and comments from members of our breastfeeding support groups Madison Hospital and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children host several breastfeeding support groups on their campuses. An Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant facilitates the group and provides...

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What’s in a birth plan and do you need one?

The birth of a child is an amazing and wondrous event. It can also be scary, especially if it’s your first. The fear of the unknown can be crippling and terrifying. A birth plan is a way to communicate your wishes to those caring for you during your labor and after the birth of your baby. It is a...

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This information highlights the services of the HH Health System as well as current health topics important to families. The information is not intended to replace the advice of a physician. Every person is different, so please contact a physician to help you make the appropriate health care decision. HH Health System has made an effort to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of publication.


Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
245 Governor's Drive • Huntsville, AL 35801
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(256) 265-1000

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8375 Highway 72 • Madison, AL 35758
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