A New Beginning


on the birth of your baby!

Thank you for choosing The Family Birthplace at Carroll Hospital to care for you and your new bundle of joy. We are committed to providing the personal care and family-centered environment needed to help you prepare for life at home with your newborn. We have provided this booklet to help you understand more about your newborn and postpartum care. We understand this experience can be very exciting—and, at times, overwhelming—but our out- standing team of physicians and nurses are here for you every step of the way. In addition, The Family Birthplace offers a complete selection of support groups and programs to prepare you for life at home. To learn more about our maternity programs and services, please call Care Connect at 410-871-7000. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make you feel more comfortable before returning home with the new member of your family. All of us at Carroll Hospital’s Family Birthplace are honored that we were able to share this special time with you. Visitor Information The Family Birthplace One support person: unlimited visiting hours. Visiting Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Siblings can visit anytime during visiting hours. All other children are permitted to visit daily from 4 – 8 p.m. Special Care Nursery Parents: unlimited visiting hours. All other family and friends: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., only if one parent is present. Ten-minute visits with a maximum of two visitors at a time. No visiting hours between 6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Visitation at the discretion of Special Care Nursery staff.

Remember Contact your insurance company as soon as possible after your child’s birth to learn what steps are necessary for your child to be added to your insurance policy. This is an imperative step to ensure all the medical services you have received will be covered by insurance. Contact Maryland Division of Vital Records to obtain a certified copy of your baby’s birth certificate.

Phone: 410-764-3036 Website: www.vsa.state.md.us

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