Atrium Health Navicent Macon Family Birth Center

Nothing compares to meeting your baby for the first time. Located in Macon, GA, the Family Birth Center at Atrium Health Navicent Macon has everything you need to make that moment – and every moment surrounding it – as special, safe and comfortable as possible.

We provide top-notch care and support throughout labor, delivery and recovery. This includes a specialized obstetrics team, private birthing suites and advanced newborn care on-site – all in an atmosphere designed with growing families in mind.

No matter what your birth story looks like, count on us for the care you need, the experience you want, and the peace of mind you deserve, every step of the way.

Why Choose Atrium Health Navicent for Maternity Care?

Atrium Health Navicent delivers complete care and support starting the day you find out you’re pregnant – or the day you realize you need help getting there.

In addition to our expert OB/GYNs and maternal-fetal medicine specialists, we offer more for complex and high-risk pregnancies than any other provider in Central Georgia. We’re also named a “Birthing-Friendly Hospital,” recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for providing the safest, highest-quality maternity care possible.

Plus, with direct access to the region’s most advanced NICU at Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, you can feel confident you and your baby are in the very best hands.

Services and Amenities

From around-the-clock specialists to on-site amenities, our maternity center has everything you and your family need throughout your stay.

Care and Support

No matter how routine or complex your birth may be, our maternity center is fully equipped for safe, healthy deliveries, with care that includes:

  • Labor and delivery care
  • C-section delivery, with private surgical suites and recovery rooms
  • Anesthesia services on-site 24/7
  • Staff specially trained in routine and high-risk delivery care
  • Postpartum services
  • Region’s only Level III NICU for infants needing additional support
  • Breastfeeding support from certified lactation consultants
  • Restricted access unit and specialized infant security system for safety

Labor, Delivery and Recovery Suites

We have private, spacious birthing suites custom-designed for labor, delivery and recovery after your baby is born. In addition to a home-like atmosphere and a handicap-accessible room, all rooms have:

  • Private bathroom
  • Comfortable sofa that converts into a sleeping space
  • Couplet care, which lets you and your baby stay in the same room
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Phone

Other Amenities

You and your family will enjoy the convenience of our:

  • Gift shop in the main lobby
  • Private waiting rooms for guests

Maternity Classes and Tours

We’re here to help you feel better prepared for the birth of your baby. In addition to in-person tours of the Family Birth Center, we offer live virtual classes, including:

  • Preparing for Childbirth: Learn relaxation techniques and pain management options, and get ready for the birth of your baby.
  • Breastfeeding Basics: Get tips for overcoming challenges and achieving breastfeeding success.
  • Infant and Child Safety: Learn everything you need to know to keep your newborn safe from the start.

Sign up for a class today. To request a tour, call 478-633-2771.

Visitors

We welcome and encourage family and friends to visit you during this joyous occasion. To ensure you and your baby receive proper rest and recovery, visitation hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Through labor and delivery, patients may have 2 visitors, in addition to a partner and birth coach.

What To Pack

Welcoming a new baby is an exciting time for your family. To help make your time here as comfortable as possible, we have most must-have toiletries and items on hand. But some patients feel more comfortable bringing items from home.

Here’s a packing checklist to help you prepare for your stay:

For You

  • Nightgowns and bathrobe
  • Slippers and socks
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Maternity underwear
  • Nursing bras
  • Nursing pads and nipple cream
  • Loose clothing, like pajamas and sweatpants
  • Comb or brush
  • Shampoo, soap and face wash
  • Lotion and lip balm
  • Eyeglasses and contacts
  • Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Cosmetics
  • Lotion
  • Cash, credit card and change
  • Hospital paperwork
  • Insurance card
  • Photo ID
  • Name and contact info of your pediatrician

You may also want to consider:

  • Music for labor
  • Snacks for your birth partner
  • Entertainment, like books, magazines or a tablet
  • Phone and camera
  • Long phone charger
  • Breastfeeding pillow

For Your Baby

  • Cap and blanket
  • Outfit for going home (and other clothing if you want)
  • Car seat (must be installed to take your baby home)

Find an OB/GYN Who Delivers at Atrium Health Navicent Macon

In addition to delivering at the Family Birth Center, these Atrium Health Navicent Women’s Care OB/GYNs offer unmatched support at every step of your pregnancy journey.

Find an OB/GYN

Location

Atrium Health Navicent Women’s Care Family Birth Center
777 Hemlock St.
Macon, GA 31201
478-633-2771

Hours
Open 24 hours

Visitation Hours
8 a.m. 9 p.m.