Areas of Care

Woman & Newborn Care Providing an unsurpassed level of care for women and their families

The medical staff at East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) prides itself in delivering both obstetrical and gynecological care that is focused on improving health outcomes for their patients and their families.

Physicians work closely with the EJGH Woman and Newborn staff to provide an unsurpassed level of care for the women and families they serve.

East Jefferson General Hospital is nationally recognized by Baby Friendly USA for promoting evidence-based maternity care practices facilitating maternal-infant bonding and breastfeeding. EJGH provides mothers and their babies with support by skilled nurses for practices such as early skin to skin contact, rooming-in, cue-based feedings, breastfeeding, and others.

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  • Facility Credentials

    • Baby Friendly USA Designated Facility
    • BCBS Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care
    • GIFT Certified and Awarded
    • ANCC Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence
    • IBCLC Care Award Recipient

  • Staff Credentials

    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
    • Certified Lactation Counselors
    • Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator
    • Limited 3rd Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound Certification
    • NCC Maternal Newborn Nursing Certification
    • NCC Low Risk Neonatal Nursing Certification
    • NCC High Risk Neonatal Nursing Certification
    • NCC In-Patient Obstetrics Certification
    • NCC Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification

Regina and Kenny Heine Parents of Katharine, Anne Grace, & Juliette

Jared & Emmie Golemi EJGH Parents

I had the privilege of delivering all three of my baby girls at EJGH and the care was exemplary each and every time. I have made friends and in some cases second family members with the staff at EJ. They were so gentle with us when Anne Grace died. It became clear that their work isn't just a job but a calling.

Regina and Kenny Heine Parents of Katharine, Anne Grace, & Juliette

This was our first child and we couldn't have had a better experience. All three nurses were so helpful and informative. It is clear how much they love their jobs and delivering babies! EJ is lucky to have these great nurses working in Labor & Delivery.

Jared & Emmie Golemi EJGH Parents

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