Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where should I park?
A:
 The Birthing Center at UM Shore Regional Health is located at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Freeman Outpatient Center and Emergency Department entrances. Click here for directions to UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. 

Q: What do I pack for my stay in the hospital?
A:
Click here for useful tips about what to pack for mom, baby and your support partner. 

Q: What are visiting hours and how many visitors may I have?
A:
 The Birthing Center at UM Shore Regional Health has visitor policies in place for the health and safety of mother and baby. Click here for more information. 

Q: Will I have a private room?
A:
 The Birthing Center features private birthing suites, which are designed to provide comfort during labor, delivery and recovery. Click here for information about the Birthing Center surroundings and amenities. 

Q: Can my baby stay in my room with me?
A:
After your little one is born, he or she will room-in with you to assist with mother/baby bonding and to ensure that you are familiar with your new son or daughter before going home. Click here to learn more. 

Q: What classes are available to me?
A:
 A variety of classes are available for parent education, before and after childbirth. Additional information and a class schedule can be found here

Q: Will a certified lactation consultant be available to me?
A:
The Birthing Center team includes certified lactation consultants who will assist you with breastfeeding tips and techniques during your stay. Click here for more information about breastfeeding and lactation support services.