Maternity | Cesarean Visitors

An important time to limit visitors is when you are initially recovering from a Cesarean Section. During the first hour, your nurse will be assessing you frequently and you will need that initial recovery time.

Your spouse or birthing partner may stay with you, but other visitors must wait in the Galleria or may view the baby through the nursery windows. After this initial period, friends and family may visit, but may be limited based on how you are feeling, your requests, and your nurse’s assessment of your condition.

For infection control and security reasons, we must limit visitors inside the nursery. Only you
or the baby’s father may visit the baby in the nursery. You will be asked to show your infant
security wristband. You may have others visit with you and your baby in your room. They may also view the baby through the nursery window if the baby is not with you at the time of the visit. We recommend that all visitors be infection free (colds, cough, runny nose, fever, rash etc.) and always wash their hands thoroughly before holding your new baby.

Occasionally, a baby will need to stay in the hospital a little longer after Mom’s discharge.
The baby will receive care in our nursery and you are welcome to spend the night if you
would like. Your nurse will provide you with more information as needed.

General Hours

(see below for areas with exceptions)

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Critical Care Unit

  • ICU visitors are limited to 2 visitors per patient
  • We strongly recommend that children under 12 not visit patients in Pavilion C

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday
7:30am - 6:30pm

No Visitors
6:30 am -7:30 am
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Family Birthing Center

  • All visitors 10 years and older are welcome in the Family Birthing Center.

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Quiet Time Hours
(banded visitors only)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

No Visitors
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In-Patient Behavioral Health

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Weekends and Holidays
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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