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UAMS Medical Center - One of America’s Best.UAMS University Hospital

The advanced medical skills of our nurses and doctors, along with cutting-edge technology, make UAMS Medical Center the most competent labor and delivery unit in Arkansas. It is comforting to know that you can deliver your baby in the only hospital in Arkansas to have been selected by U.S. News & World Report as "One of America’s Best" eight years in a row.UAMS - One of America's Bests  Chosen two years in a row as best place to work in Central Arkansas by the readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Special care for our mothers and babies is important to UAMS Medical Center. That’s why the entire 5th floor on the newly constructed E-Wing of the hospital was designed solely for labor and delivery. Every suite on this floor is private and comes with deluxe accommodations including a recliner, private shower and free television.

2002 Best of the Best - Best Place to Work in Arkansas Second Year in a Row - Click here for HR inquiries.Each suite is also equipped so that labor, delivery and immediate recovery can all be done in one spacious room that’s big enough for the entire family. New Mom with Baby

Normally, mom and baby without complications only have to stay in the hospital 24-hours after delivery. You will spend that time on the mother-baby unit with nurses who will help you prepare to care for yourself and your new baby at home. A day or two after you get home, a nurse will call and check on you and the baby.

The labor and delivery floor also has two technologically advanced neonatal recusitation rooms right in the unit. This allows infants who are at a high risk for complications to be stabilized before moving to the neonatal intensive care nursery.

Should your baby be born with medical problems due to premature birth, etc., it is especially comforting to knowNeonatal Intensive Care at UAMS that University Hospital’s neonatal intensive care nursery is one of the most sophisticated facilities in the state and regularly receives referrals from other hospitals around the state. Recent statistics reveal that the mortality rate for our neonatal nursery is the lowest in the nation.

Tours of UAMS Medical Center's modern labor and delivery unit are provided free of charge twice a month. This tour gives expectant parents the opportunity to see the large birthing suites and find out about the various options available. To schedule a tour call the Patient Education Department at 501/296-1237.

More Than Just A Hospital

UAMS Medical Center is the patient care network for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The center combines the resources of:

  • UAMS Central Hospital
  • Arkansas Cancer Research Center
  • Jones Eye Institute
  • Outpatient Center
  • Reynolds Center on Aging
  • Family Medical Center
  • And a number of associated clinics with a wide array of medical expertise.


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