Women's and Children's Care

Having a baby is one of the most special and important moments in your life. When you choose Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, you will feel confident that you are getting the care and attention both you and your family deserve.

Our doctors, many of whom are board-certified, have been providing compassionate care for women in northeastern North Carolina for many years.

At our obstetric, labor and delivery unit, we provide:

  • Large private rooms
  • State-of-the-art labor and delivery rooms
  • Rooming in for mother and newborn
  • Pain management and epidurals
  • Specialized labor and delivery nurses
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Trained bereavement counselors onsite
  • Courtesy birth announcements
  • Web Nursery
  • Rest area for labor partners
  • 24-hour nurse support after you return home
  • Baby gifts, VIP meal for two
  • Resources and referrals
  • Waterbirths available

Free Prepared Childbirth Classes
We offer free Prepared Childbirth Classes for expectant parents. Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse Instructors teach the classes monthly in the Chowan Room at the hospital. The classes are designed for pregnant women in their third trimester of pregnancy and their spouse or support partner. The classes provide information on health during pregnancy, the experience of childbirth, and pain management during labor and delivery. Call 209-3469 and to sign up for classes.

Nursery for Babies with Special Needs
If your baby is born prematurely or too early,we have a nursery dedicated to caring for babies with special needs, providing them with extra time to be fed and to grow before they go home.

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital has an advanced Level 2 Nursery for babies born early. Our state-of-the-art fetal monitoring equipment and specialized staff provide expert care for infants. If your baby needs an advanced level of care, we provide immediate transport to the neonatal unit at Vidant Medical Center. We work closely with that team so when the time comes to bring your baby back to our nursery, we are ready to provide special care.

Online Nursery 

Share your baby's first photos with family and friends with our online web nursery. For more information, click here .