Hospital Services

BirthPlace at Longmont United Hospital

Look no further than the BirthPlace at Longmont United Hospital for a family-friendly and comfortable environment during this most joyous occasion. All of your needs-before, during and after the birth, will be handled with the highest level of care. You can count on us to be there through it all.

Some of our areas of expertise include:

  • Preadmission birth program allowing moms-to-be the option to be fully admitted before they go into labor, minimizing the interruption of their childbirth process
  • World-class obstetricians
  • Classes to help moms, dads and family members prepare for birth, baby and beyond
  • Spacious private rooms – some with views of the Front Range
  • Each room includes an oversized Jacuzzi tub or shower, cable TV, DVD and wireless internet
  • Dedicated C-section operating suites
  • Daybeds in each room for the comfort of Dad or a significant other
  • Comfortable, spacious family waiting areas with free wireless Internet access
  • Designated "Quiet Time" to give new moms and baby time to bond and rest
  • Lactation support information is provided to all new moms who want to breast-feed their baby

Preparing for the Birth

We know there is a lot that moms- and dads-to-be have to do to get ready for the arrival of a new baby. To give you a jumpstart on what needs to be done for the actual birth of your child, there are several forms, including a Birth Plan, Pre-admission Form and Pre-registration Form, you can access here. Please print the forms, complete and return to the BirthPlace. If you prefer to wait, these forms will be available to you during your 20th week gestation prenatal visit at the doctor's office.

For information on Birth Classes to help you prepare for the newest addition to your family, please visit our online Events Calendar. To find the classes you're looking for, use the class "Type" dropdown menu to narrow your search.

Colorado Can Do 5 Award

The BirthPlace received the Colorado Can Do 5 award from the Colorado Department of Public Health. Hospitals that receive the Colorado Can Do 5 breastfeeding award implement five best practices:

  • Newborn is breastfed in the first hour after birth
  • Only breast milk is fed to the newborn while in the hospital
  • Newborn and mom stay in the same room while in the hospital
  • A pacifier is not provided to or used by the new born while in the hospital
  • Lactation information is provided to the new mom before leaving the hospital, including a Help Line number to call when needed

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