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Childbirth / Obstetric Services

Erlanger Women's Health Specialists
Erlanger Medical Mall
979 East 3rd St. Suite C-725
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Erlanger Women’s Institute for Specialized Health
Erlanger East Hospital
1751 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Fax: 423-899-8066

Northgate Business Park
1025 Executive Drive, Suite 100
Hixson, TN 37343
Fax: 423-877-3289

Erlanger Center for Women
7490 Ziegler Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Phone: 423-648-6020
Fax: 423-648-6025

Each year, Erlanger delivers 70% of our area’s babies, far more than any other health system. It’s no wonder. As part of the region’s only academic obstetrics & gynecology program, our physicians not only practice, but teach the latest techniques in maternity care. 

Erlanger is… 

  • One of Tennessee’s first accredited “Baby-Friendly” hospitals, meeting the gold standard for practices that support breastfeeding LEARN MORE
  • #1 “Best Place to Have a Baby” based on Chattanooga’s annual people’s choice poll LEARN MORE
  • Tennessee’s only Gold-Level “Certified Safe Sleep Champion” – the highest hospital certification for commitment to reducing infant sleep-related deaths LEARN MORE

Our State-of-the-Art Obstetrics Services and Facilities Include:

  • Pregnancy, prenatal and childbirth care
  • High-risk pregnancy care and maternal-fetal medicine
  • 24-hour anesthesia service for pain management and labor epidurals
  • Obstetric emergency care
  • Postpartum care
  • Breastfeeding support from lactation consultants
  • State-of-the-art surgical rooms for C-sections or gynecological surgerie
  • Neonatal nurse practitioners available to assess the newborn and work in conjunction with your OB, pediatrician, and neonatologist
  • A variety of customized newborn photo packages

Two Birthing Locations for Obstetric Excellence

Erlanger Baroness Hospital provides the region’s most advanced care for high-risk babies and moms. Spacious labor and delivery rooms are equipped to deliver babies of every gestational age, while the region’s only high-risk perinatal unit provides specialized rooms in which mothers can stay and receive care weeks before delivery. It features:

  • The region’s only obstetrical emergency department
  • The region’s highest level of neonatal intensive care at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
  • The region’s leading maternal fetal medicine specialists, who work with in-house neonatologists to further promote healthy deliveries for high risk babies and their mothers.

Erlanger East Hospital features 25 large maternity units, providing a comfortable, home-like birthing environment. This facility also offers a newly expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for premature and at-risk babies. All this, plus a convenient suburban location, explains why Erlanger East is perennially ranked #1 in a poll of best places to have a baby.

  • Family-centered care in beautiful maternity suites
  • Level 2 NICU for newborns with intermediate level medical problems
  • Scheduled and non-scheduled cesarean sections performed
  • State-of-the-art surgical rooms for C-sections or gynecological surgeries

Maternity Resources

PDF of My Birth Plan CLICK HERE to download My Birth Plan, a list of preferences or wishes for your childbirth experience

Milk Depot - Donate Breast Milk to Help Premature and At-risk Infants

Best Fed Beginnings Educational Materials

PDF CLICK HERE to download First Trimester information

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PDF download Second Trimester information CLICK HERE to download Second Trimester information

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 PDF download Third Trimester informationCLICK HERE to download Third Trimester information

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