Memorial Hospital West Family Birthplace
The Family Birthplace at Memorial Hospital West offers maternity services that can enrich the experience of birth for you and your family.703 North Flamingo Road
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33028
The 26 Mother/Baby Rooms are being remodeled for a soft, spa like atmosphere. While remodeling takes place, mothers and babies will be cared for in the secure 2 Central Area. All rooms are private, and our expert Mother/Baby Nurses will continue to provide direct care. If you are COVID-19 negative, your significant other may stay with you 24/7.
Your Safety First. Always.
Learn how Memorial is working to keep you and your families safe during your visit to the hospital. Childbirth During COVID19.
Parking and Hospital Entrance
Delivering moms should use the main hospital entrance 24/7.
One guest (the spouse or significant other) will be allowed to visit the Family Birthplace. Unfortunately, no doulas or other birth support partners are allowed at this time.
Baby Classes Now Online
In order to keep you safe, our baby classes are now taught online by Memorial Family Birthplace educators. A limited number of classes are currently available, and most will be added to Eventbrite in the future. We hope you can join us.
Datasource: West birthplace tour
All the labor and delivery rooms at Memorial Hospital West Family Birthplace are private. Each room comes with:
- Either a hospital bed with a sleeper sofa or recliner chair for your partner.
- Private bathrooms—some with tubs with jets, some with showers.
- Free television and Wi-Fi access.
Please note that, no matter what room you are in, we are committed to providing excellent nursing care.
Datasource: Online MHW orientation
Our hospital has:
- 12 labor/delivery/recovery suites
- 26 postpartum rooms
The labor rooms are on the second floor, and the postpartum rooms are on the third floor in three separate units:
- Labor/delivery/recovery suites
- Family Birthplace expansion rooms
- Central rooms
Datasource: Online MHW Spanish orientation
Esta guía contiene información sobre por dónde ingresar al hospital como paciente, detalles del estacionamiento, qué empacar para la estancia en el hospital y qué esperar durante y después del nacimiento de su bebé. También se incluye información acerca de nuestro programa de educación perinatal para toda la familia.
High-Risk Pregnancy Care for Mom and Baby
When pregnancy comes with high risks and complications, our Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists (perinatologist) offer exceptional clinical expertise in medicine and technology.
Hospital Birth Cost
We want to give you the information you need to make healthcare decisions, including the costs of labor and delivery.
- Hospital Cost for Self-Pay Rates (Cost without insurance)
- Hospital Cost for Insured Rates (Cost based on your insurance plan)
Memorial Hospital West has been awarded the Cribs for Kids National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program’s highest designation, Gold Safe Sleep Champion, for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. To learn what a safe sleep environment looks like for your newborn baby, please download the Safe to Sleep brochure. You can also refer to the Safe Sleep Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The Family Birthplace at Memorial Hospital West offers women nitrous oxide to reduce pain and anxiety during labor and delivery. How well nitrous oxide works is different for every woman. Common side effects may include feeling drowsy, lightheaded or nauseated while you are using the gas. There are no documented effects on the fetus or baby.
Download our Nitrous Oxide Patient Information Sheet to find out more information.
Breastfeeding Classes and Lactation Services
Our board-certified lactation consultants have extensive experience in counseling breastfeeding mothers. New mothers can learn how to breastfeed successfully and how breastfeeding benefits their babies. Breastfeeding classes, educational materials, in-hospital support and breast pump available while you are at the hospital.
Breastfeeding Support Line and Virtual Lactation Consults
Our lactation consultants are here to continue to support you once you and your baby go home. If you have any questions about breastfeeding or want to schedule a virtual visit, feel free to contact us at 954-844-9908.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
The Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial Hospital West has been caring for neonate babies since 1996.
If your baby has been admitted to the NICU, it is because he or she requires more care than the Newborn Nursery can provide. At Memorial Hospital West, we are a level II NICU, providing some of the latest high-tech equipment and a highly trained staff for the care of your baby.
The NICU takes care of babies who:
- Are premature
- Experience complications at birth
- Have congenital anomalies
- Have infections
- Have low blood sugar
The NICU at Memorial Hospital West has the NICVIEW webcam system -- allowing you to see your newborn in the NICU from a computer or mobile device. The streaming video of your baby can only be accessed with a unique username and password. The NICVIEW system is free, easy to use and secure.
Neonatal Bereavement Support Group
If you've experienced the loss of a pregnancy or an infant, we have resources available to support you as you heal and cope with grief. Please join our bereavement support group for parents who have suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 pm - 8 pm at Memorial Hospital Pembroke. For more information, please call 954-844-6916.
Memorial Hospital Pembroke
7800 Sheridan Street, Room 377
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
If you're pregnant and addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, our Mothers in Recovery (MIR) program may be able to help. Our maternal addiction program is designed to help mother and baby safely withdraw from substances and support mom in meeting her recovery goals.