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Your baby's health is our top priority.

That’s why in addition to our renovated, state-of-the-art labor and delivery wing, we offer a comprehensive suite of maternity services to maximize the comfort and safety of you and your newborn.

We have board certified OB/GYN hospitalists on staff 24/7 to work with your primary OB/GYN and provide routine oversight or emergent care in the event that your primary provider is unable to be present. Our team also includes physicians who are certified maternal-fetal health subspecialists, along with nurses and technicians who are specially trained and certified in various aspects of OB/GYN care.

Chose our Maternity Program with Confidence

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  We provide:

  • 24/7 Neonatology
  • Family-friendly labor & delive
  • Family friendly mother-baby units with en-suit bathroom and showers
  • A newborn and Level II Special Care Nursery
  • Certified lactation consultants
  • Warm water immersion for laboring women
  • Shabbat Room
  • "At Your Request" meal service

Visiting Hours

  • Visitors are welcome from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Siblings, and other children, of any age are welcome, if accompanied by an adult
  • In private rooms, fathers of newborns are encouraged to stay at the hospital.

­Resources for Expecting Parents

Personalized Birth Plan: Click here  to dlownload your guide to creating a personalized Birth Plan at Mountainside Medical Center 

Education: Click here for class schedules and registration 

New Parent Packet: Our New Parent Packet includes important information and forms you’ll need before and after your baby arrives. Join us for a tour of our maternity department to recieve your packet.

Education for New and Expecting Parents 

Our parent education classes are designed to prepare you to participate in the events of your pregnancy, childbirth and baby’s first months of life with confidence.

Flexibility and Convenience

All classes are held on-site at Mountainside Medical Center and are taught by nurses who are trained, certified and experienced childbirth educators and lactation consultants. Teaching techniques include lecture, group discussion with questions and answers, videos and hands-on activities to accommodate different learning styles.

Prepared Childbirth

One-day weekend class | 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Fee: $80 per couple | Lunch will be provided.

Class topics include:

  • Stages and phases of labor and birth
  • Coping strategies
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Cesarean Birth
  • Medication options (including epidural anesthesia)
  • Tour of the Birthing Center
  • Newborn characteristics
  • Postpartum adjustments

Couples should bring two pillows and a mat or blanket for
floor exercises and wear comfortable clothing.


Accommodations can be made for couples desiring a
hildbirth review course or those having scheduled

cesarean section.

To register for a class please call 1-888-973-4MSH or 
click here.

Breastfeeding

Tuesday | 7:00 pm-10:00 pm | Fee: $50
Snacks will be provided.

Although breast feeding is a natural process, it is not
instinctive. This class will provide the information and
support needed for a positive nursing experience. The
program is taught by the lactation consultants who work
in 
our Birthing Center. Partners are encouraged to attend
free 
of charge.

To register for a class please call 1-888-973-4MSH
or click here.

Breastfeeding Support Group

This weekly support group, facilitated by a lactation
consultant at Mountainside Medical Center, offers
encouragement, education and information for
breastfeeding mothers.

 

Becoming a Parent

Tuesday | 7:00 pm-9:30 pm | Fee: $50
Snacks will be provided.

This series is designed to prepare you for the realities
of becoming a parent, with special emphasis on coping
during the first three months of your baby’s life. Topics
include: diapering, bathing, soothing, early growth and
development, feeding, lifestyle changes, and returning to
work. Partners are encouraged to attend free of charge.

To register for a class please call 1-888-973-4MSH
or click here.

 

Birthing Center Tours

To register for a tour please call 1-888-973-4MSH
or click here.

Additional Services

Our certified lactation consultants provide post-partum
and telephone consultations, maternity bra fittings, breast
pump rentals, sale of breast pumps and breastfeeding
supplies.

For more information about Parent Education classes
or breastfeeding support, supplies and office visits, call

973.429.6886.

While our class calendar accommodates most schedules,
we’re happy to offer private classes tailored to meet
your individual needs. Please call 973.429.6886. for more
information.

   

 

 
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