Select Women's & Children's Service
Designed to serve the unique medical needs of both mothers and babies, the Birthing Center combines the latest medical technology with the compassionate care of highly trained physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other staff to assure that every patient care experience is a comfortable and secure one.
Take a virtual tour of our Birthing Center.
To pre-register for your upcoming delivery and receive your pre-registration card, call (910) 715-1139.
Time for Baby - Where to Go?
Moore Regional Hospital
- Between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., patients should park in the parking garage and enter the hospital through the Cancer Center entrance. Take the purple elevators up to the second floor and follow the signs to Labor and Delivery Registration. If you are in any distress, enter through the Emergency Department and stop at the front desk for assistance, and they will provide you an escort to Labor and Delivery.
- Between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., patients must enter through the Emergency Department, take the purple elevators up to the second floor and follow the signs to Labor and Delivery Registration. If you are in any distress, stop at the Emergency Department front desk for assistance, and they will provide you an escort to Labor and Delivery.
- If entering through the Emergency Department, you may park your car in the Emergency Department visitor’s lot. If you are admitted to the hospital, your car will need to be moved to the main visitor’s parking lot.
What to take to the Hospital?
The following is a list of suggested items to bring with you to the hospital when you deliver.
- Personal toiletries (brush, comb, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, makeup, hair dryer, hairspray, etc.)
- Underpants (maternity)
- Nursing/support bra
- Robe and slippers
- Going-home clothes (these should be maternity clothes)
- Pacifier, if desired
- Going home outfit (including socks/booties)
- Car seat
- Nail Clippers
- Mittens for hands
Programs and Classes
Online Prepared Childbirth Class
Moore Regional Hospital hosts a Online Prepared Childbirth class from January to November. The class is held on the second Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The goal of the class is to provide specific information about when to come to the hospital, labor and delivery and what to expect following delivery. This consolidated one-day class will not cover infant CPR or car seat safety.
This class is free, but registration is required. Limit is 10 couples per class. Login information will be sent to you one day prior to the class.
To register, click here.
Online Breastfeeding Education Class
If you plan to breastfeed your baby, Moore Regional Hospital offers a breastfeeding education class on the third Tuesday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. Expectant parents will learn the benefits of breastfeeding, positions to use while breastfeeding, feeding patterns, pumping and introduction of bottles. Breast pumps and other equipment that may be helpful to your breastfeeding routine will be shown.
This class is free, but registration is required. Limit is 10 couples per class. Login information will be sent to you one day prior to class.
To register, click here.
Breastfeeding Resource Center
Certified lactation consultants who can educate and encourage new mothers, answer their questions and help solve breastfeeding difficulties staff the Breastfeeding Resource Center at Moore Regional Hospital. The lactation consultants also are available by
appointment to provide breastfeeding information and advice to women before and after giving birth. Call (910) 715-2068 for more information.
For patients whose pregnancies are considered high-risk, the FirstHealth UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine program at Moore Regional Hospital offers obstetrical care for women with pregnancies that are complicated by maternal disease, such as diabetes or hypertension, or any problem with the fetus, such as congenital abnormalities.
Massage & Fitness for Mom & Baby
FirstHealth Fitness–Pinehurst offers a pregnancy massage for when your body needs extra care and nurturing. Prenatal massage is not offered during the first trimester.
For Moms ready to get back in shape and stay healthy, start with Exercise is Medicine and then transition into membership including small group or personal training. Learn more at www.firsthealth.org/eim or call (910) 715-1800.
FirstHealth Fitness-Southern Pines offers swim classes for infants and toddlers (age 6 months to 3 years) and their parents. The classes help children feel comfortable in the water and teach parents how to work with their children in the water. Parents don’t have to be members of the center to take part in the massage or swim classes. Call (910) 715-1841 for more information or visit www. firsthealth.org/fitness or www.firsthealth.org/swim
While the birth of a child is one of life’s most joyous events, it is not uncommon for new mothers to experience depression. Postpartum depression can be serious, even debilitating. It can rob a new mother of the ability to enjoy her life and her baby.
FirstHealth Behavioral Health offers counseling and medical care to help women overcome postpartum depression. For more information, call (910) 715-3370 or toll-free at (866) 804-7870.