Oh baby! Fairhope’s Thomas Hospital is one of the best in the nation to welcome your newborn

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The sweetest new family member. Photo via Thomas Hospital’s Facebook page

There’s never been a better place to welcome a newborn to your family than Fairhope’s Thomas Hospital. The hospital recently ranked among the best maternity hospitals in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report, and we have all the details.

Thomas Hospital is the place to be

Thomas Hospital Baby
As cute as cute can be! Photo via Thomas Hospital’s Facebook page

Never fear, Thomas Hospital is here. We know having a baby can be scary, but this Fairhope hospital’s adult maternity care unit has you covered. In fact, the U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital as one of the top 237 hospitals in the nation. Thomas Hospital, part of Infirmary Health, made top of the list because of their:

  • Fewer newborn complications
  • Less early deliveries 
  • Lower amount of C-sections than other hospitals

Also, other resources and ways Thomas Hospital knocks it out of the park include:

  • Breastfeeding and lactation experts
  • Childbirth classes
  • Partner can stay overnight in room
  • Private rooms and suites
  • Valet parking

With statistics like these and A+ doctors,  you can feel confident in your and your baby’s health.

The key factors

Thomas Hospital Baby
Let’s applaud the best nurses and doctors. Photo via Thomas Hospital’s Facebook page

U.S. News only looked at uncomplicated pregnancies, meaning they didn’t look at high-risk ones. The five different factors they used to rank hospitals are:

  • C-section rates in low-risk women
  • Newborn complications
  • Option for vaginal births after a C-section
  • Rate of exclusive breast milk feeding
  • Scheduled early deliveries

“The primary goal of Best Hospitals for Maternity is to help healthcare consumers, in consultation with their healthcare professional, identify hospitals that provide high-quality maternity care for uncomplicated pregnancies and to provide them with information highly sought after by expecting parents.”

U.S. News & World Report said in their methodology report

We hope Thomas Hospital’s good news makes you feel confident and safe during your pregnancy and labor. 

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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