Saint Peter's Maternity Department

Saint Peter's delivers more babies than any other facility in central New Jersey, making us the premier hospital in the state for maternity services. Take an interactive tour of our maternity department.

  • CARES Parking Lot

    You may park the car in the Center for Ambulatory Resources (CARES) parking lot or have the car valet parked by one of our parking attendants. A guard is on duty 24-hours-a-day here to assist you.

  • The Women and Children’s Pavilion at Saint Peter’s University Hospital

    The pavilion is located on Easton Avenue across from The Center for Ambulatory Resources (CARES).

  • Reception

    Once in the lobby of the Women and Children’s Pavilion, our receptionist will take care of you.

  • Pavilion Lobby

    Enter our spacious lobby

  • Pavilion Lobby

    Your family and friends are welcome to wait in this comfortable lobby area.

  • Pavilion Lobby

  • Labor and Delivery

    You will take the elevator to the Labor and Delivery Unit located on the 4th floor.

  • Admitting

    Your next stop is the 4th floor of the Women and Children’s Pavilion where you will find the Admitting area. Please be sure to send your pre-admission forms a month prior to your due date.

  • Admitting

    You will be admitted into one of our 15 Labor and Delivery (LDR) suites. Please bring 2 forms of identification to complete the admission process.

  • Labor and Delivery Unit

    You will be escorted to your delivery suite.

  • Labor/Delivery/Recovery Suite

    Each Labor/Delivery/Recovery (LDR) suite has all the things that are necessary for your labor, delivery and recovery.

  • Labor/Delivery/Recovery Suite

    You and your baby will be monitored thoughout your labor.

  • Delivery

    During delivery only two support people may stay with you.

  • Bonding Time

    You will remain here for up to 60 minutes following the birth of your baby to allow for bonding.

  • Operating Room

    If you need to have a Cesarean delivery, we have five operating rooms.

  • Recovery

    If you deliver by Cesarean section, you will spend time in our recovery unit attended by a nurse. You will recover for two hours following the birth of your baby.

  • Mother/Baby Unit

  • Mother/Baby Unit

    Once your obstetrician determines that your condition is stable, you will be admitted to one of the more than 50 postpartum rooms in our Mother/Baby units.

  • Mother/Baby Unit Room

    Our rooms vary in size, design and color theme, and are private or semi-private. On this unit you and your baby will be cared for by one of our postpartum nurses. Lactation consultants are available to meet your breastfeeding needs. One support person is allowed to stay overnight in your room.

  • Visiting Policy

    At Saint Peter’s friends and family may visit patients 24-hours-a-day/seven-days-a-week. Two people are permitted per patient. No visitors under the age of 16 are allowed except for siblings of the new baby; children must be accompanied by an adult. The health and relaxation of our patients are our top priority, so visiting hours may be limited to better serve our patients.

  • Sibling Window

    Younger siblings may see the new addition to the family through our viewing window for little ones.

  • Amenities

    Mother/Baby unit rooms include televisions, free guest Wi-Fi, and spacious bathrooms.

  • Amenities

    Modern bathrooms for your convenience include a walk-in shower.

  • Discharge

    You and your baby will be discharged by the obstetrician and pediatrician. You should have a car seat and clothing for your baby.

Contact us to schedule your optional in-person tour prior to your 7th month of pregnancy.

Parent Education

Saint Peter’s offers many parent education classes to prepare you for your baby’s arrival. Click the link below to sign up for one of our parent education classes.

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