Expert Care for High-Risk Pregnancies

At Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Children, we understand that each woman is unique. And that while every woman may wish for a smooth pregnancy and delivery, there are many factors beyond a woman’s control during pregnancy. That’s where the expert staff and well-equipped facilities of Winnie Palmer Hospital excel.

Our High-Risk Maternity Unit provides comfortable, comprehensive care for mothers who are hospitalized during a high-risk pregnancy. The unit's staff is skilled in caring for your physical, emotional and spiritual needs during this important time.

Superior Nursing Care

If you end up having a high-risk pregnancy, you can depend on the staff at Winnie Palmer Hospital for the highest level of care, delivered with respect and compassion. Winnie Palmer Hospital is proud have ANCC Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence. This honor recognizes our nurses for their skill, competence and patient care.

Nursing credentials of staff serving in our High-Risk Maternity Unit include certifications in high-risk obstetrics, basic critical care and fetal monitoring. Certified lactation counselors are also available to educate and support new mothers. 

State-of-the-art technology includes fetal monitors at every bedside and the availability of cardiac remote telemetry monitors and fetal ultrasound in every room.   

Amenities for a “Home Away from Home”

We also strive to make our patients’ stay at Winnie Palmer Hospital as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. Amenities in the High-Risk Maternity Unit include:

  • A murphy bed in every room allowing family members to stay with the patient 24/7 rooms with access to an outdoor balcony
  • A family room and expansive “Mothers Walk” patio for patients to enjoy the outdoors
  • Daily group activities such as spa days, baby food making classes, bib decorating, childbirth education, and breastfeeding classes 

In addition to the High-Risk Maternity Unit, Winnie Palmer Hospital has a Woman's Intensive Care Unit to serve expectant mothers who have complications and need 24 hours of intensive maternal or perinatal care before and/or immediately following delivery.