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Labor and Delivery

Labor & Delivery

Our Labor and Delivery unit is designed to provide a safe and comfortable environment for you and your family during this special time. Our team of experienced obstetricians, nurses, and support staff is dedicated to ensuring a positive and memorable birthing experience for you and your baby. Our Labor and Delivery unit features state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to support a wide range of birthing options and personalized care. 

Scope of Services

Expert Obstetric Care

Around-the-clock availability of our highly skilled, board-certified obstetricians and dedicated nursing staff guarantees comprehensive care throughout your labor and delivery journey. Emphasizing both mother and baby’s well-being, we provide continuous, wireless monitoring to swiftly address any complications, ensuring a safe and supported birthing experience.  

Pain Management Options

Recognizing the importance of effective pain management during labor, we engage in an open dialogue about pain relief options to suit your preferences. From natural methods and relaxation techniques to pharmacological solutions like epidurals, our approach is to empower you with choices that align with your comfort and birthing plan. 

Neonatal Care

Our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) stands ready to provide specialized care for newborns needing extra medical attention. Collaborating closely with the labor and delivery team, our neonatal specialists ensure your baby receives the highest level of care, seamlessly integrating with the comprehensive support offered to you during this significant life event.

Private Birthing Suites 

Designed to offer a serene and comfortable setting for labor, delivery, and recovery, our birthing suites blend spacious elegance with the comfort of home. Each suite features modern amenities, including adjustable beds for your ease, private bathrooms for your convenience, and ample seating to accommodate your loved ones, ensuring a welcoming environment for this special moment. 

Family-Centered Care

We champion the involvement of your family and support persons during this pivotal time, welcoming them to participate in the birth in accordance with your wishes and our safety protocols. Postpartum, we extend accommodations that foster bonding with your newborn, alongside expert guidance on infant care in a nurturing setting. 

Doula Services Program

Our FREE Doula Services Program is designed to enhance your journey to parenthood across the perinatal period, encompassing physical, emotional, and educational guidance. Our mission is to connect you with the resources and support needed for a confident journey to parenthood.

Centering Pregnancy Program

Centering pregnancy is a group-based model of prenatal care. The model is designed to address all aspects of wellness during pregnancy, not just your physical health.

Postpartum Resources

Please review this important information before bringing your baby home.

Contact and Location

Margaret O Carpenter Women’s Health Center
105-38 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
3rd Floor
Rockaway Park, NY 11694

St. John’s Medical Group Specialty Practice
19-09 Plainview Avenue
2nd Floor
Far Rockaway, NY 11691