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Newborn Nurseries

The Women's Hospital Saint Joseph East includes a comprehensive staff of expert nurses and specialists focused on delivering the highest quality health care for your baby.

Your Newborn Nursery Experience - What to Expect:

Women's Hospital Nursery

  • After your infant is born, he/she is taken to the transitional nursery where assessments and evaluations are performed.
  • Once your baby is ready, he/she is transferred to the primary care nursery.
  • Your nurse will bring your baby to your room and help you care for and learn about your newborn.
  • When you need to rest, your nurse will return your baby to his/her nursery where he/she will be cared for until you are ready to visit again.
  • Lactation specialists are available to assist with proper technique and comfort level.

Catching Life's Little Moments

The Women's Hospital Saint Joseph East is the only hospital in Central Kentucky to provide professional photography from Forever Memories to capture newborn images at mother's bedside. Additionally, you may request a professional family photo session during your hospital stay to document your newborn's first days of life.

To learn more about the Women's Hospital Saint Joseph East or to schedule a tour of our facilities, call 859.967.5705.