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The Women's Center at WellStar Douglas Offers Comfort & Convenience for Expectant Mothers
​​The Women's Center represents one of the most significant facility enhancements since WellStar Douglas opened its first birthing center in 1976.

​​The new Women’s Center at WellStar Douglas, a state-of-the-art 16,850-square foot facility featuring a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), private suites and the latest technology and equipment, improves comfort and convenience for expectant mothers and families living in Douglas County, West Georgia and surrounding communities.

The Women’s Center includes 10 labor and delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDPR) suites, allowing mothers and babies to remain in the same room during their stay. All suites are equipped with Bluetooth capability and feature bedside recovery for mothers and babies to bond in the initial hours after birth. The rooms are appointed with a full bathroom, a convertible sleeper bed with side table conversion for dining, multiple USB outlets to keep electronic devices charged, and free WiFi to keep families connected.

Additionally, The Women’s Center houses a NICU and well-baby nursery. Private NICU nursery suites offer mothers an opportunity to stay with their newborns after discharge, enhancing family bonding time. The suites can accommodate multiple newborns, including triplets. Mothers and babies in high-risk and routine pregnancies have access to maternal-fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners and lactation consultants.

The facility also features two triage rooms, a C-Section suite and advanced technology and equipment, including special bassinets and infant warmers for low birthweight babies. Hydrotherapy showers also provide comfort for patients in labor.

The Women’s Center represents one of the most significant facility enhancements since WellStar Douglas opened its first birthing center in 1976. At that time, it was believed to be one of the first hospitals in the nation to offer a then-innovative model in which newborns roomed with their mothers, rather than spending time in the nursery.​