So You Can Focus on Just One
Whether this will be your first birth or your fourth, at The Baby Place in AdventHealth Hendersonville, formerly Park Ridge Health, we know that in life and in labor, it’s the small things that matter most. That’s why our personalized birth experience is one of the most inclusive in western North Carolina, with all the mom-focused amenities you deserve to help ease your body, mind, and spirit.
We offer a comprehensive, whole-person approach to maternity care. Trust our board-certified OB/GYN physicians, expert neonatologists, specialty-trained nursing staff, and your personal baby care coordinator to help guide and support you through your labor and delivery experience. Trust that when your new little star arrives, AdventHealth Hendersonville will roll out the red carpet.
They Matter to Us
- Luxurious Amenities and Personalized Care
You want nothing but the healthiest of deliveries, and we want to help you have one. At The Baby Place, we've made it our business to think of all the small things that might help you have a more comforting experience, including:
- A Soothing, Private Labor and Delivery Suite
- Beds Built for Bonding
- Convenient and Flexible Visiting Hours
- Flat-Screen TVs, Cable, and Free WiFi
- Photo Packages
- Pull-Out Couches for Overnight Guests
Your personal birth care coordinator can help you understand your delivery options, sign up for pregnancy education and support classes, schedule appointments, and arrange for your care as needed. At AdventHealth Hendersonville, formerly Park Ridge Health, we want you to feel as comfortable and supported as possible on this memorable day.
- Experts You and Your Baby Can Count On
No matter the need, big or small, our award-winning team of board-certified obstetricians, pediatric specialists, and certified midwives offer some of the most advanced maternity care in all of Henderson County. From low intervention births to scheduled C-sections and everything in between, we want to help support you at your baby’s debut. And with our secure monitoring bracelet system, we’ll make sure you and your infant are always safe in our hospital. At our birthing center, we want you to spend more time resting and nurturing, and less time worrying. Let us help.
- Maternity Resources for Every Stage of Your Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery
There's a lot to take in when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth. As your belly grows, so does your list of questions. Count on our Celebrate Pregnancy and Childbirth three-day class to help prepare you for pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn care. This free pregnancy education and support class is taught by DONA internationally certified birth doulas and childbirth educators, and takes place on Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the Duke room at AdventHealth Hendersonville. If you feel prepared for childbirth but are interested in learning more about breastfeeding, you're welcome to attend only the third class session, which covers breastfeeding. To learn more or to register for the Celebrate Pregnancy and Childbirth class, visit our events page.
You can feel more confident when you know what to expect. We invite you to come and tour The Baby Place before your delivery, to help you feel more comfortable and at ease during your stay. If you're taking our Celebrate Pregnancy and Childbirth class, a tour is included. Otherwise, you can sign up for a free tour by visiting our events page.
During labor and delivery, we'll provide you with everything you and your baby need for wellness and maximum comfort. If you need a caesarean section, you can feel well taken care of in our fully equipped operating room suite, which is the first in Henderson County. We offer a special viewing room so your family can witness baby's first moments, even if they can't be present with you in the operating room.
After your delivery, we're still here to take care of you. Board-certified lactation consultants are available to support breastfeeding moms, even after you leave the hospital. You can consult with a lactation consultant via phone on weekends and evenings, or request a personal consultation on an outpatient basis.
You'll always feel connected to the AdventHealth network of support thanks to our eFlash parenting newsletter, mental health screenings, counseling services, and more. With a firm commitment to whole-person wellness, we’re ready to help you prepare, relax, and get ready for all of motherhood's next steps.
- A Whole-Person Approach to Care
Each stage of a woman’s life, from child to teen, pregnancy to menopause, requires specialized care. With our broad array of gynecological and obstetric services, leading diagnostics, and some of the most advanced and trusted clinical services available in North Carolina, our focus is on whole-person health and wellness. Being part of the AdventHealth network of care also means you'll always have the advanced treatments, guidance, and specialty care you expect and deserve.
- Assessing Risk With Proactive Screenings
Your relationship with your baby begins the moment the thought of motherhood first enters your mind. Whether you’re considering pregnancy for the first time, are actively trying to conceive, or are just starting to show, you’re already building bonds and falling in love. For some mothers, the bonds you’re building may come with questions about your baby’s future health. If there’s any reason to believe your child may be born with a genetic disorder, we’ll help you understand the risk through a process called genetic testing.
We’ll assess your medical past, genetic and family history, and work to understand any possible risk factors. You may also be offered screenings and tests that help us assess your chances of carrying a child with genetic disorders or chromosomal abnormalities. Trust that whatever the outcome, we’ll be here to help provide answers, options, and a shoulder to lean on.
- Easing Grief and Instilling Hope
If you’ve suffered a loss, we're here to support you and help you process your emotions. We’re also here to assure you that miscarriages are most commonly caused by a genetic abnormality, a condition beyond anyone’s control. Count on us to provide guidance and insight, while working to heal your body, mind, and spirit.
- What to Expect When You Visit
During your stay at The Baby Place, you'll need to focus on one thing: your little bundle of joy. You may want to familiarize yourself with what to expect ahead of time so you can be prepared for your big day.
What to Bring
- Infant Car Seat
- Loose, Comfortable Clothing for You and Your Baby
- Mommy and Me Notebook
- Nightgown or Pajamas
- Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, Toothbrush, and Toothpaste
Where to Park
Monday Through Friday, 7:30 am to 4 pm: Have your driver take you to the front entrance, where a valet will park your car for free so that you and your companion can both enter the main lobby.
Monday Through Friday, after 4 pm: Your driver may park at the front entrance and leave the car there until you are settled. Then he or she should park the car in one of our parking lots.
Weekends: Your driver may park at the emergency room entrance and accompany you inside before parking in one of our parking lots.
Where to Check In
If you arrive before 7 pm on any weekday, you will need to check in at the main lobby before coming to The Baby Place. If you arrive after 7 pm or on the weekend, please check in with the emergency room clerk. You will then be taken to The Baby Place.
Your family and friends are welcome to visit anytime between 10 am and 8:30 pm. For your comfort and your baby's health, a maximum of four visitors are allowed in your room at one time. If you feel the need to catch up on some sleep, simply let us know. We'll post a sign on your door letting visitors know you're napping, and that they should come back later. We're dedicated to helping you and your baby in any and every way possible.
For the New Love of Your Life
Welcoming a new baby is a wonderful — and sometimes overwhelming — experience. We’re here to help. Our multidisciplinary approach to care ensures you and your baby are fully supported before, during, and well after your labor and delivery. From advanced prenatal care to the most compassionate pediatric teams, count on our network to care for you and your family from birth to beyond. You’ll be there for every step of your child’s care. So will we.