When you deliver in the Ochsner Family Birthing Center - North Shore, you are safe in the center of one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The Birthing Center is located in Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore, giving your medical team access to all the resources of a full-service hospital, just in case you need extra help during delivery.
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The Family Birthing Center is staffed by our board-certified OB/GYN with Dr. Adela Narcisse and offers a collaborative midwifery practice with Karen Cullen, certified nurse midwives. Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore is the only hospital on the North Shore to offer a midwifery program to its patients and provides a number of alternative birthing options.
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The Family Birthing Center includes:
- Large birthing rooms
- Birthing Options for expectant moms to give birth their way
- Access to nearby operating rooms
- Patient rooms, including private rooms
- Access to a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
- Observation rooms
- Family waiting rooms for the arrival of new family members
To schedule a tour of our unit, call (985) 646-5632.
To schedule an appointment, call (985) 646-5632.
For after hours calls to Labor & Delivery, call (985) 646-5600.
The Family Birthing Center is located at Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore
Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore is a fully accredited hospital offering all-private rooms, 24-hour emergency care, as well as advanced specialty care including cardiology and orthopedic procedures.