Women & Babies Nursing
Lancaster General Health Women & Babies Hospital is a family-centered hospital focused completely on the healthcare needs of women. It is located in East Hempfield Township, approximately 3 miles from the downtown hospital campus. The following units are located at the Women & Babies Hospital:
Couplet Care provides care to mothers and babies after delivery. The unit consists of private rooms that are designed to accommodate the mother and infant as a couplet and allow a significant other to stay with the new family for support and education. The Nurse Manager for Couplet Care is Alyssa Waite.
Labor & Delivery, Triage, and the Special Care Units
Labor & Delivery, Triage, and the Special Care Units provide services to outpatients and inpatients that include both low and high risk obstetrical patients and gynecological patients requiring additional monitoring. The 6-bed Special Care Unit is designed to meet the needs of the antepartum patient population, including those requiring telemetry monitoring. The Nurse Manager is Megan Gillepsie.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Lancaster County. It is a nursery designed, equipped and staffed to care for babies who need special care, equipment and skilled observation. The Nurse Manager is Margi Bowers.
WBH Perioperative Services provides pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care for inpatient and outpatient procedures for women. There are 10 pre/post patient care rooms, a 10 bed PACU, and 5 operating rooms.
Women's Inpatient Unit
The Women’s Inpatient Unit was designed by women especially for women requiring outpatient or inpatient services. It is equipped and staffed to provide a wide range of surgical and medical services to pregnant and non-pregnant patients. Alyssa Waite is the Nurse Manager for the Women’s Inpatient Unit.