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Women’s Center

Expect a Special Delivery What’s so special about having your baby at the W.G. Watson, M.D., Women’s Center at University Hospital? • Knowing that our reputation for providing quality care has been proven over time, and that the reputation of our skilled and dedicated physicians is inspired by our namesake, Dr. W.G. Watson. • The opportunity to take advantage of the many childbirth education classes and other support services designed to help parents build confidence, including individualized breast-feeding support by certified lactation consultants. • Having choices during your childbirth. The result is personalized experience as individual as you and your baby. • Having complete confidence in our nurses, physicians and technological capabilities to manage any unexpected problems. What’s so special about the W.G. Watson, M.D., Women’s Center? Come see for yourself.

Our family centered maternity care program includes: • • • • • • • • • • • • •

36 suites, including labor/delivery/recovery rooms, postpartum rooms and high-risk antepartum rooms 40-bed Level III Special Care Nursery, staffed by neonatologists and multidisciplinary team Giraffe OmniBeds® for intensively ill infants 20-bassinet newborn nursery 24-hour availability of OB epidural anesthesia Remote fetal monitoring in some physician offices Level III perinatal center for high-risk pregnancies Internationally board-certified lactation consultants available prior to and after delivery Electronically filed birth certificates Birthday Bell to announce your celebration throughout the hospital Mother’s Choice, letting you decide how you want your care delivered Professional nursing staff that truly cares about this special time in your life Bella Baby newborn photography

The Women’s Center is more than just a place to have your baby. Our Great Expectations Society offers most programs free of charge*.

Our programs include: • • • • • • • • •

Childbirth Education, including weekend classes Baby U; education classes on a variety of topics, led by physicians Breast-feeding classes Parents Healing Together infant loss support group Mom-To-Be Tea Women’s Center tours Sibling Birthday Party Lactation counselors available for breast-feeding support in the hospital and after discharge Breast pump rentals and sales

University Hospital is a full-service hospital providing programs and care designed for women of all ages. We offer services to meet every woman’s needs, including weight management, plastic and reconstructive surgery, stress management and mammography, as well as referrals and education offerings for women from puberty to menopause. You may call us at 706/774-2825 if you have any questions or needs. * Parents delivering at University Hospital have first priority for our free offerings.

1350 Walton Way | Augusta, GA 30901 706/774-2825 9670-7364 Rev. 8/2/2010 [301439]