A labor and delivery unit is a place filled with anticipation, hope and the magic of new life. At the Eastern Kentucky Advanced Women’s Care Center at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC), patients are surrounded by a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, from experienced obstetricians to compassionate nurses who guide them through this incredible chapter of their lives. Pregnancy and childbirth can be overwhelming, and this committed team at PMC strives to provide the support patients need every step of the way.
The spacious, comfortable birthing suites are designed to provide a comforting atmosphere, encouraging relaxation during the process of welcoming a new life into the world. With more than 18,000 babies delivered at Pikeville Medical Center over the last 20 years, patients can trust that when the miraculous moment finally arrives, they will be led through the process with expertise and care.
From cutting-edge technology and advanced pain management techniques to the compassion shown to each individual patient, the Eastern Kentucky Advanced Women’s Care Center is one of the most innovative in the area. Home of the region’s only Advanced Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), it is equipped to treat babies born as early as 28-weeks without having to transfer the newborn to a different facility for care.