Pregnancy and Childbirth/Maternity

Comprehensive pregnancy and childbirth services

Having a baby is one of the most exciting and rewarding times in a woman’s life, and the Women's Pavilion at Central Mississippi Medical Center is dedicated to providing expectant mothers and newborns with the finest care during this special time.

The Women's Pavilion at CMMC features the latest options in obstetrical care. In case of complications, CMMC offers all services of an acute care hospital including an adult Intensive Care Unit and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The Women's Pavilion at CMMC is equipped to handle both low-risk and high-risk births. It is located on the third floor in the north building of CMMC. Our high-quality maternity services are provided by obstetricians, labor and delivery specialists, nurses and other caring professionals in a welcoming, comfortable environment.

You’ll find the full spectrum of care from prenatal to post-partum care, including high-risk pregnancy care and advanced labor and delivery services. Our comprehensive care extends beyond delivery, with a full range of educational resources for new parents.

Prenatal care

CMMC's comprehensive care begins in the earliest stages of pregnancy, with prenatal checkups and services tailored to your specific needs. You'll learn about proper nutrition and work with your obstetrician to develop a birth plan, choose a pediatrician, and get properly prepared.

High-risk pregnancy care

Perinatologists (doctors who specialize in high-risk pregnancy care) are available to manage pregnancy-related conditions such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia, as well as provide specialized care for those with existing medical conditions.

Labor and delivery

Our state-of-the-art delivery rooms provide everything doctors, nurses and other maternal specialists need to provide you with excellent care. Experienced labor and delivery staff utilize advanced medical technology, and have the expertise to manage C-section (cesarean) births and other surgical procedures.

Breastfeeding support

Caring maternity nursing staff members are available to provide breastfeeding assistance and education, and classes for new mothers are available.

Support services and education

CMMC offers a variety of classes to prepare mothers and families before and after the birth of a child. If you have questions about the services offered at our Women's Pavilion, please call (601) 376-1056.

For a referral to a participating OB/GYN please call our FREE Physician Referral Service at (877) 907-7642.

After you and your baby go home, you can learn more about caring for your baby and enjoy the support of other parents by coming to the Breastfeeding Clinic even if you are not still breastfeeding call (601) 376-1036.

Baby and Childbirth Classes

Our classes and programs for expectant and new parents will help you learn more about childbirth your new baby.