Maternity services include:
- Level I Nursery
- Anesthesiology and pain management consultations
- Interpreter services
- Lactation consulting
- Childbirth preparation classes, including breastfeeding education
- Flexible visitation for family and friends
We are proud to bring world class care to our smallest patients through our clinical partnership with MassGeneral for Children, whose pediatric providers now care for babies in our Newborn Nursery.
Level II Ultrasounds and Diagnostic Exams
Through a partnership with Boston Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) and Premier Diagnostic Services, Inc., Morton offers a new level of care to obstetrical patients. Steward Medical Group (SMG) Women's Health of Taunton offers in-office Level II Ultrasound services, giving Morton Hospital's team of obstetricians a comprehensive, detailed evaluation of fetal anatomy and development, and allowing them to better manage pregnancies for optimal patient outcomes.
In addition to Level II Ultrasounds, Boston MFM is able to perform a variety of diagnostic exams, including consultations for high-risk pregnancies.
The American Academy of Pediatrics endorses breastfeeding as the ideal way to nourish infants as it benefits mothers and babies. Morton Hospital’s First Impressions Maternity Center’s team of breastfeeding experts includes experienced nurses and a lactation consultant who are available to assist in breastfeeding efforts.
Lactation services include:
- Prenatal breastfeeding classes and support
- Postpartum breastfeeding education and support
- Nursery education and support
- Telephone consultations
- Outpatient mother and baby lactation consultations
- Collaboration with community WIC offices
- Breast pump arrangement assistance
The clinical obstetrical team at Morton Hospital’s First Impressions Maternity Center includes experienced physicians, registered nurses and a certified lactation consultant. Our obstetricians/gynecologists have many clinical interests, including general obstetrics and gynecology, preventative care, family planning, and minimally invasive procedures. In addition, our nursing staff is specially trained to educate, as well as care for, new mothers.