Why choose Allen Hospital Birthing Center?

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care ? North Crossing

00 Patients
Waiting Now

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care ? San Marnan

02 Patients
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Urgent Care - United Medical Park

00 Patients
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Urgent Care ? Prairie Parkway

03 Patients
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Why choose Allen Hospital's birthing center?

 

Allen Hospital

Covenant Medical Center

24/7 Neonatology Coverage
Yes Yes
Affiliation with Iowa Milk Bank
Yes Yes
Birth Announcement Website
Yes Yes
C-section Operating Room Located in Birthing Center
Yes Yes
Care for Babies 30+ Weeks Gestation
Yes Yes
DVD in Room
Yes Yes
Evidence-based Developmental Care Services
Yes Yes
Family-Centered Care
Yes Yes
First Hospital in the Cedar Valley to Have Midwives (since 1994)
Yes No
Free Community-Based Breastfeeding Support — offered 3 times per week at 2 locations
Yes No
Free Wi-Fi
Yes Yes
Giraffe Isolettes for Every Patient
Yes  
High Risk Delivery Services
Yes Yes
Keeping Babies Close to Home — patients 30 weeks and under transferred within UnityPoint Health system as appropriate
Yes No
Lactation Consultant
Yes Yes
Leading Edge Medical Treatments and Therapies (probiotics, Bubble CPAP, volume guarantee mode of ventilation)
Yes  
Level II NICU Center
Yes Yes
 NICU Transport Team
Yes Yes
Patient Satisfaction in 99th Percentile (Press Ganey)
Yes No
Private NICU Rooms for Baby and Family
Yes Yes
Room Service
Yes Yes
Security Measures (advanced alarm infant security system)
Yes Yes
Total Cesarean Section Rate 21.1% — our C-section rate is well below the national average of 32.7% (CDC data)
Yes No
VBAC Success Rate 94.7%
Yes No
Whirlpool Tubs
Yes Yes