Family Birthing Center – West Bank

Family Birthing Center

When you deliver in the Family Unit at Ochsner West Bank, you are safe in the center of one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The Family Unit, which consists of the Labor & Delivery Unit, Mother - Baby Unit and a NICU, is located on the 2nd floor of Ochsner Medical Center -  West Bank Campus, giving your medical team access to all the resources of a full-service hospital, just in case you need extra help during delivery.

All of our maternal child rooms are private to ensure your experience is homelike and comfortable for both mother and baby.

The Labor & Delivery Unit includes:

  • 15 antepartum and birthing rooms
  • 2 nearby operating rooms
  • 21 private mother baby rooms
  • All private rooms
  • Level-3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), with 16 beds
  • 4 observation rooms in the Labor Unit
  • Family waiting room for Labor and Delivery and Mother Baby Units
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When preparing for your baby, there are so many decisions to make and so many things to think about. Choosing where to have your baby shouldn’t be one of them. Choose Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus for peace of mind—before, during and after your pregnancy. To make everything even easier, you can pre-register at Ochsner. Pre-registration in your first trimester is recommended.

For more information about pre-registration, click here

To download a pre-registration form, click here.

Contact Us

To schedule a tour of our unit, call 504-391-5529 or email: FamilyUnitWB@ochsner.org.