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Bethesda Magazine Readers Vote Sibley “Readers’ Pick, Best Place to Have a Baby” - 01/04/2017

Bethesda Magazine Readers Vote Sibley “Readers’ Pick, Best Place to Have a Baby”

Release Date: January 4, 2017
Sibley Memorial Hospital was voted "Readers’ Pick, Best Place to Have a Baby" by Bethesda Magazine readers in its annual "Best of Bethesda 2017" edition. About 13,000 people voted to determine the rankings.
In 2016, 3,412 women gave birth at Sibley. Among the babies born at Sibley, were 45 sets of twins. Sibley has historically delivered more babies than any other hospital in D.C.
With the September 2016 relocation of the Center for Babies and Families to two floors in Sibley’s new patient tower, moms-to-be receive a special birthing experience that combines exceptional comfort and amenities with the latest medical technology. Among the features designed to address the needs of moms, babies and families, and give staff and doctors the ability to provide state-of-the-art care are:
  • 18 labor, delivery and recovery rooms equipped for high-risk and multiple birth deliveries
  • Three spacious C-section rooms
  • 50 large postpartum rooms, each with a sleep sofa, a 55” HDTV and individual temperature control
  • The Silberman Family Special Care Nursery with 18 private rooms, including six rooms for twins
  • Dedicated lactation area, a family “nesting room” and library
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine Maternal Fetal Medicine services for high-risk pregnancies is nearby
  • Advanced infant security system
  • In-room medication access
  • Mobile fetal monitoring, central fetal monitoring and round-the-clock neonatologists and neonatal nurses in the Silberman Family Special Care Nursery
About Sibley Memorial Hospital: Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, in Northwest Washington, D.C., has a distinguished history of serving the community since its founding in 1890. As a not-for-profit, full-service, 318-bed community hospital, Sibley offers medical, surgical, intensive care, obstetric, oncology, orthopaedic and skilled nursing inpatient services and a state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency Department. Sibley’s campus, with its new patient tower, is also home to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Grand Oaks, an assisted living residence, a medical building with physician offices as well as ambulatory surgery and imaging centers. For more information, visit

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