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
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
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.