Pregnancy & Birth at Beginnings Maternity Center
Welcome to the Beginnings Maternity Center. From the moment you arrive, our staff will be on hand to assist you through the process of labor, delivery, and postnatal care.
Comprehensive Care for Every Stage
At Beginnings Maternity Center at Reading Hospital, we're here for you and your family. You'll work with specialists and doctors here to ensure you have a healthy, comfortable pregnancy through every stage, and who'll support you and your baby on your new journey.
Turn to us for care you can count on including:
Our facility features family-centered maternity care that allows mothers and babies to stay together. This approach has benefits for all:
- Better sleep: Research shows that mother and baby sleep better when they remain together.
- Recognition of feeding cues for the breastfeeding or bottle-fed baby: We can help you identify these cues, which are particularly important if you are breastfeeding.
- Bonding: Time with your baby is essential and helps you get to know your child.
- Infant care: Learn the basics from a certified team of advanced practitioners.
You can also enjoy the following amenities:
- Private rooms
- Spa-like bathroom
- Flat-screen plasma TV
- Accommodations for your support person
- Free valet parking
Obstetrics Urgent Care
If you're facing an urgent care need, our obstetrics urgent care triage will help. Run by midwives, this obstetrics triage assists you with urgent symptoms or concerns and provides direction for admission if needed for labor.
Many of our registered nurses are certified in maternal newborn nursing or inpatient obstetrical nursing. Additional staff members are also available to help you during your stay. We have two lactation consultants and numerous breastfeeding resource nurses to assist you if you are breastfeeding.
Ours is the only birthing site in the region to offer 24-hour access to physician specialists in anesthesiology, radiology, and neonatology. Perinatologists are also on staff.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association has recognized Reading Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for its expertise and cost efficiency in delivering maternity care.