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The Maternity Center in Villa Rica

More than 600 babies are born each year here!

Here’s what new babies — and their moms — love about The Maternity Center in Villa Rica:

  • Three birthing rooms and one labor and delivery room average around 600 births per year
  • A dedicated C-section room
  • Level I nursery
  • Level III NICU at nearby Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton
  • Rooming-in or mother-baby care options
  • Pediatric beds on the Medical/Surgical unit
  • An active childbirth education program
  • Lactation counselors help new moms learn to breastfeed
  • Home visit for first-time moms through Tanner Home Health

The most comfortable accommodations possible

Our specially-designed maternity suites enable you to experience labor and delivery in the same room with the highest level of comfort possible. Each suite includes state-of-the-art equipment, home-like furnishings, a full bath and a private waiting room for your family. Rooming-in and mother-baby care options allow you to spend time with your baby before you leave the hospital are available. Talk with your physician about these options.

Monitoring and security for your new baby

In those first hours, it’s important to be alert to baby’s every move. The Maternity Center's nursery contains the most advanced equipment available for monitoring infants after delivery. Tanner also employs specialized security measures to ensure the safety of new mothers and their babies during your stay.

We’ve planned for family and friends, too

Everyone’s waiting to welcome the newest member of your family — the brand-new branch of your family tree! Tanner understands the importance of family and loved ones at this most meaningful time, so The Maternity Center has been especially designed for the convenience of family members, complete with comfortable waiting areas and telephones. And if you’d like to have a few loved ones especially close by at the time of baby’s birth, each labor and delivery suite is equipped with a private waiting room.

Visitors are welcome

Your family and friends are welcome to visit you and your new baby in the maternity center. Visiting hours for those other than the primary support person are from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Likewise, your new baby's brothers and sisters are encouraged to be part of their family's growth at this special time; however, Tanner asks visitors to refrain from bringing children who are younger than 12 years of age to the maternity center.

Maintaining a safe environment for your baby means providing protection against germs and viruses than can be detrimental to pregnant women and new babies, both of whom have compromised immune systems that make them more susceptible.

Loved ones who have respiratory infections or a fever should not visit the maternity center. To ensure your safety as well as the safety of other patients, your patient care team also may place restrictions on visitation as deemed medically necessary. The safety and health of you and newborn are paramount.

Care for our community's tiniest patients

Deliveries ought to be happy occasions, and with neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) services available at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, care is now available close to home for the community’s most fragile newborns.

Tanner’s Level III NICU is built on more than five decades of clinical research and practice, serving to advance a level of care that gives tiny patients their best chance at a healthy life. The NICU at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton creates an environment that reduces the risk of infection while providing access to a skilled team of neonatology specialists, pediatricians, specially trained NICU nurses and more.

The NICU at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton is located alongside the hospital’s nursery within the maternity center on the second floor of the hospital. The NICU services at Tanner are available to support the maternity centers at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton and Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, as well other regional hospitals as necessary.

Communicating what we know about babies to you

Tanner offers prenatal and post delivery bootcamp classes at Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica. All upcoming classes are listed in our classes and events calendar. To register by phone for a class, call 770.214.CARE.

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