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Mother-Baby Unit

The Mother-Baby Unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview offers a unique environment for stable newborns to "room-in" 24 hours per day with their mothers. A specialized nursing team provides post-partum care to mothers and regular newborn care to their infants.

Other services available include:

  • Breastfeeding counseling
  • Social work consultation
  • Educational materials (pamphlets, handouts, videos)
  • Interpreter services/TDY
  • Hearing screenings (OAE and AABR)
  • Newborn metabolic screening

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.

Contact Information

Cynthia Argani, M.D.
Medical Director

Linda Carrick, RN
Patient Care Manager

Cheryl Harrow, MS, FPNP
Lisa McHargue, MS, CRNP
Nurse Practitioners

Cheryl Harrow, RN-C, MS, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant

Mother-Baby Unit
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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