St. Luke's celebrated new birth record for 2014
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s celebrated a new birth record of 2,104 babies in 2014. This new record consists of 1,093 boys, 1,011 girls and 39 sets of twins – 8 of which were born in December.
As Siouxland’s number one choice for childbirth, 89% of the market share of babies from Sioux City and the surrounding areas are born at St. Luke’s. Experienced staff in labor and delivery, post-partum and neonatal intensive care is committed to providing the highest quality of care and making St. Luke’s a wonderful place for Siouxland families to have their babies.
St. Luke’s also has the area's only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), offering critical care for babies who need it, right when they need it. Three neonatologists and five neonatal nurse practitioners provide in-hospital 24/7 coverage to some of the littlest patients can who may need the biggest care.
St. Luke’s offers childbirth education classes and a number of other pregnancy resources to help families prepare for parenthood: click here for more information.