Expecting a child is a long journey, full of changes, surprises and miracles. The Department of Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins Bayview is based on a comprehensive program of care, from conception through delivery and beyond.
An expert team, made up of dedicated physicians, certified nurses and mid-wives, and other health care professionals, carries mothers through their first trimesters to the journey home with their new babies. Specialized obstetrical services also are available, including:
- Center for Addiction and Pregnancy
- Fetal Assessment Center
- High-Risk Obstetrics
- Labor & Delivery
- Lactation (Breastfeeding) Specialist
- Mother-Baby Unit
- Prenatal Education
- The Stork's Nest
To prepare for your new baby's arrival, Johns Hopkins Bayview offers educational programs with classes devoted to childbirth preparation, parenting and baby safety.
High-risk expectant mothers are carefully monitored during pregnancy and delivery to minimize complications. The comprehensive Fetal Assessment Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview offers the latest in high-risk testing and monitoring.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 443-997-0400.
Having a Baby at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
An overview video of obstetrical services, the neonatal intensive care unit, mother/baby postpartum unit and what to expect when having a baby at Johns Hopkins Bayview.
What to Expect: Having a Baby at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
For expecting parents, a brief tour of the Labor and Delivery Unit and Mother Baby Unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Hear from nurses about what to expect, what to bring, where to park, having visitors and other information.