Baby Oh Baby! Comprehensive Childbirth Program

Wrap up your delivery with North Alabama’s complete childbirth package.

OB/GYN Services at Marshall Medical

This HealthyHer program from Marshall Medical gives you all the right extras.

As part of HealthyHer from Marshall Medical, Baby, Oh Baby! offers comprehensive benefits for expecting moms. They range from classes to help you prepare for your baby to a special post-delivery dinner for mom and a family member or friend. Whether you’re having your first child or adding a new member to your growing family, Baby, Oh Baby! Is a great way to make the most of this important time. Ask your physician to register you for this free program.

  • 3D/4D Ultrasound (details provided by your OB physician)
  • One-On-One Lactation Consultant (contact Marshall Medical North (256) 571-8263)
  • Online Childbirth Classes (details provided by your OB physician)
  • Private nutrition consultations (if requested by your OB physician)
  • Special Meal For Mom And Dad (One guest tray can be requested for Mom’s helper)

Online Childbirth Classes

New parents learn about swaddling and safe sleep for your baby. A tour of the OB unit is included. A welcome packet is provided by your physician. Call to sign up at Marshall North (256) 571-8263 or Marshall South (256) 840-3465.

Newborn Pediatric Hospitalist Team

Our Newborn Pediatric Hospitalist Team is on-call 24/7 for those situations that require special diagnosis and treatment. While most newborns are healthy, our in-hospital pediatric team is on-call for those situations that require special diagnosis and treatment. With our newborn pediatric team, most cases can be addressed locally to avoid transfer to a neonatal ICU.

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Marshall Medical Facilities

Marshall Medical has 10 Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum rooms, as well as a cesarean section suite. All labor and delivery nurses are certified in Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. They are skilled in antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, gynecological surgical care and level one nursery care.

Free Marshall Wellness Membership

Free membership to Marshall Wellness is another great benefit of Baby, Oh Baby! A key part of being a healthy and active woman is getting the right exercise, before and after delivery. That’s why Baby, Oh Baby! members receive a free 9-month membership to Marshall Wellness Center (with access to either location at Marshall North or South). Whether it is during your pregnancy or after you have given birth, Marshall Wellness Centers are here to help you meet your fitness goals. Every HealthyHer participant will receive a free 9-month gym membership. When you turn in your HealthyHer application at your physician’s office you will be given a letter of referral.

Benefits from exercise during pregnancy:

  • Helps reduce backaches, constipation, bloating and swelling
  • May help prevent or treat gestational diabetes
  • Increases your energy
  • Improves your mood
  • Improves your posture
  • Promotes muscle tone, strength and endurance
  • Helps you sleep better
  • Regular activity keeps you fit during pregnancy and may help you cope with labor
  • Helps you get back into shape once baby is born

Benefits of exercise for postpartum women:

  • Helps strengthen and tone abdominal muscles
  • Boosts energy
  • May be useful in preventing postpartum depression
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Relieves stress
  • Along with a healthy diet will promote weight loss