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Family Birthing Center

Congratulations on your pregnancy!

We are happy you have chosen the Family Birthing Center at Touro Infirmary “the place where babies come from,” to help bring your new bundle of joy into the world.  

The Family Birthing Center at Touro offers a comprehensive, individualized and positive approach to birth preparation, labor and delivery and postpartum care, and our partners at Children’s Hospital are here to offer pediatric care for your new baby.

 Your Pregnancy

 Your Delivery
Your Newborn


Family Birthing Center at Touro


Touro Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care

the Gift

Your Pregnancy
Before baby comes, take a tour of our beautiful facility; learn about our Level III NICU and the tests and immunizations you’ll need as you prepare for your baby’s arrival. You can also create your own birth plan with the help of your doctor or midwife and your partner, and find the right pediatrician for your baby.

Your Delivery
Everything you’ll need to know before, during and after your delivery at Touro with answers to frequently asked questions about this exciting experience. Touro also supports your choice of birth options: midwifery, water births, and doulas.

Take a baby food making class, an infant CPR class or learn about hypnobirthing to help prepare for the birth of your baby. Register for one of our many prenatal and postpartum classes and even sign up for ADDITIONAL CLASSES.

>> 2019 Class Dates

Learn the basics of breastfeeding and take advantage of all the breastfeeding resources available to you and your partner at Touro, including a lactation boutique and a FREE lactation class.

Your Newborn
Learn all about your baby’s growing body, your changing body and how to find the right doctor for you and your baby after delivery.

Visiting Hours: 24 hours except for 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. & p.m. Photo I.D. required for all Family Birthing Center visitors.

Touro Family Birthing Center
1401 Foucher Street, 2nd Floor
New Orleans, La. 70115

(504) 897-8210 Labor and Delivery
(504) 897-7319 Education

Touro Voted "Best Hospital to Have a Baby" by NOLA Family Magazine's 2017 Reader Survey!
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Touro Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care
Nearly four million babies are born in the U.S. annually, making childbirth the most common cause of hospitalization. This Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care program evaluates hospitals on several quality measures.
>> Read more about this distinction.

Touro Achieves The Gift Designation: Louisiana’s Highest Breastfeeding Quality Designation
Touro Infirmary is proud to have earned Louisiana’s primary breastfeeding designation given by The Gift. The Louisiana Department of Health – Office of Public Health – Bureau of Family Health awards The Gift designation statewide to Louisiana birthing facilities who improve hospital practices and policies that are aligned with the evidence-based, internationally recognized Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding of the WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Policy development, education of staff, patient education and provision of discharge resources for breastfeeding mothers are key components of the program. 
>> Read more about this designation.

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