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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 Doula Services Program is designed to enhance your journey to parenthood with comprehensive support by offering non-clinical assistance 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 through pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood. This program provides a range of specialized services, from family planning and pregnancy support to postpartum care and lactation advice. We’re here to be your advocate, assisting with everything from household tasks to caring for your newborn and ensuring you have the space to rest and recover.

This valuable service, offered at no cost thanks to the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation and Elevance Health grants, includes childbirth and newborn care education, yoga, and other workshops to prepare you for the stages of pregnancy, birth, and beyond. Support this program today by making a donation to the iCare Foundation and ensure this valuable resource continues to be available to expecting parents.

Parenthood is a journey best navigated with support, and we’re here to walk alongside you every step of the way. For more information, reach out to Te-Ana at 516-308-2479 or email 

Patient education materials

Review these important educational materials before bringing your baby home. 

Adult vaccine information statements

Pediatric vaccine information statements

Other Info

Contact and Location

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

327 Beach 19th Street
1st floor
Far Rockaway, NY 11691