Access expert women’s care when you need it most. Ochsner Baptist is proud to offer the only specialized Obstetric emergency room in the region.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Ochsner Baptist Obstetrics Emergency Department provides expert OB emergency care to patients who are greater than 20 weeks pregnant.

Why Choose Ochsner Baptist for Emergency OB Care?

Our patients are assessed and cared for by board-certified OB/GYN physicians, specialized labor and delivery nurses and obstetrical residents. Our Obstetrics Emergency Department can reduce your wait time, provide specialized obstetric care allowing for greater safety for you and your baby.

Conditions Treated

Some of the commonly treated conditions seen in the Obstetrics Emergency Department are:

  • heavy vaginal bleeding
  • leaking of fluid
  • contractions every 5 minutes
  • elevated blood pressure
  • decreased fetal movement
  • headache and/or blurry vision

Contact Us

Contact your care team or the Ochsner Baptist Obstetrics Emergency Department at 504-842-7631 for questions about if a visit to the OB Emergency Department may be appropriate for you.


Ochsner Baptist
2700 Napoleon Ave.
Clara Building, 6th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70115

Please note that an insurance emergency room co-payment may apply for visits to the Obstetrics Emergency Department. Contact your insurance provider for more details.

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