Women’s Health

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Maternity Care

The birth of your child is one of the most important experiences in your life and we are dedicated to providing high quality, compassionate care and service throughout your pregnancy and first days of parenthood.

Our team of specialized physicians, obstetric anesthesiologists, neonatologists and ultrasound technicians work together to ensure that you and your baby’s needs are met throughout your stay here.

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is certified "Baby Friendly" by Baby Friendly USA and the World Health Organization for our superior care and for our instruction and assistance to mothers who choose to breastfeed their babies. As a certified “Baby Friendly” hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is adhering to the highest standards of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. These standards are built on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, a set of evidence-based practices recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for optimal infant feeding support in the precious first days of a newborn’s life.

From pregnancy through the early weeks of your baby’s life, we offer a host of breastfeeding support programs and resources for new mothers and their families. Our lactation consultants are available to work with you and your baby on the basics of breastfeeding positions and latching-on techniques so that you can achieve breastfeeding success. They are available by phone to answer any questions and concerns that may arise after you go home with your baby.

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