Williamson Herald: As new moms, babies enjoy WMC’s new postpartum unit, meet the women who helped bring the space to life.
A part of the $200 million renovation and expansion project at Williamson Medical Center, the new postpartum unit opened its door to families in June.
Now, meet the women who helped bring this space to life in this month’s issue of Williamson Herald – As new moms, babies enjoy WMC’s new postpartum unit, meet the women who helped bring the space to life | Local News | williamsonherald.com
The new postpartum space better complements Williamson Health’s award-winning obstetrics unit and family-centered approach and includes:
- 11 new welcoming postpartum rooms
- A beautiful and bright color palette to encourage healing
- Spacious rooms for family and friends to visit mother and baby
- Functional, mom-friendly bathroom with walk-in shower, sink, toilet and shelves
- Bigger, folding sofa for birthing partners to relax and lay down
- New reclining rockers and recovery beds
- In-room workstation, chair and wi-fi
- State-of-the-art, 55-inch TVs doubling as an electronic whiteboard
- Easily cast favorite audio content to the TV
- Now on tap: movies, meditation and white noise choices
- A brand-new nursery with private lactation space for nursing mothers
- Oversized nursery viewing window with big step for little visitors
- Enhanced education space for childbirth and breast-feeding classes
In addition to the new 11-bed postpartum unit and newborn nursery that opened earlier this week, additional forthcoming OB and NICU updates will include fully renovated and expanded labor, delivery and recovery rooms and relocating the neonatal intensive care unit to its own secure wing.