The Family Birthing Center at Touro
New Orleans Family Birthing Center
Labor, delivery, & postpartum care
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 full-scale, individualized, and positive approach to birth preparation, labor, delivery and postpartum care. Our partners at Children’s Hospital New Orleans are then available to offer pediatric care for your new baby – helping your child grow through every exciting milestone.
What is Touro's OB Hospitalist Program?
Touro's Obstetrician Hospitalist program ensures 24-hour staffing of hospitalist physicians trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology. This program integrates clinical and hospital OB/GYN practices to improve health quality and decrease maternal and infant mortality.
Pregnancy and prenatal care
Before baby comes, take a tour of our beautiful facility: Whether you live Uptown, on the Westbank, in Metairie, or any place in between, Touro is here to provide the exceptional, personalized care you’re looking for, along with the latest technology, in a comfortable environment. The exceptional care you’re looking for.
At Touro, we know that parents new and experienced can always learn more about preparing and caring for a new child. 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 early parenting classes. View our complete class schedule here.
Midwives & doulas
At Touro, we support all birth options whether you would like a certified nurse midwife, a supporting doula, or hydrotherapy in labor. Three of our labor and delivery rooms are equipped with a hydrotherapy tub that can be used for alleviating pain during an unmedicated labor.
Breastfeeding is one of the most natural things a new mother experiences with her baby. Regardless if you delivered at Touro or another facility, Touro's lactation center offers you full-service breastfeeding support, from classes and one-on-one appointments to nursing bra fittings - all in one place.
Amenities for mom
At Touro, we know the importance of individualized care. Our Family Birthing Center providers and staff work with our moms-to-be to create a unique birth experience to safely welcome baby to the world. We also offer ways to make mom’s visit to the Family Birthing Center at Touro a luxurious one by offering amenities packages and spa services.