You can feel confident that we will provide a safe and secure environment for you and your baby during your stay. Unique uniforms (scrubs) and photo nametags identify Family Birthplace staff. Students may have different colored scrubs, but will also have a nametag. These are the only people authorized to have direct contact with your baby.
The nursery door is locked at all times. Only Family Birthplace staff and approved hospital staff (lab and x-ray, for example) have access to the Newborn Nursery or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Only you and one other person who you choose may take the baby from the nursery. ID bands will be matched against that of your baby.
You will also be coached on “safe sleep” techniques, such as placing your baby on his back on a firm surface, and always having the baby sleep in the hospital bassinette and not in the hospital bed with you.