Up to two support persons are welcome in the labor room based on mother’s wishes and patient safety is not compromised.
Siblings must have an adult (other than the patient) with them at all times and be symptom-free of contagious infections.
We ask that there be no more than three family members and friends in the room after the physician has been called for delivery.
Only one support person is allowed in the recovery room after a C-section.
After delivery and when mom is ready, other family and friends may visit.
Please help us keep patient room doors and curtains closed at all times for patient privacy.
If you are not visiting with a patient in her room, or if a patient goes to surgery, please help us keep our hallways clear by remaining in the waiting room.
Children under 18 (unless they are the siblings of the newborn) are asked to visit the newborn at home.
One adult support person of the mother's choice is welcome to stay overnight.
Newborns can easily catch an infection, so please thoroughly wash your hands before touching baby. If you might have a cold, upset stomach or any condition that could make the new baby sick, please wait to visit when you are symptom-free.
Photo and video guidelines
You may videotape and take photos after the doctor says it’s okay, which is usually following a normal delivery.
If you are videotaping or taking photos after the delivery, you must have the patient’s consent and ensure no other patients are included in the photo or video.
If asked to stop recording or to not take a photo, please cooperate; it is important for the safety and security of
our patients and other visitors.
Recording devices may not be used in other areas of the hospital. Please keep this in mind if you leave the maternity care area.
For patient information call 740-454-4225. For additional information visit our Patients or Visitors sections.