Temporary Visitor Restrictions

Because the number of influenza cases has significantly increased throughout the region, children age 12 and under may not visit patients effective Wednesday, January 8. This applies to all Wake Forest Baptist inpatient locations and will remain in effect until the number of flu cases decreases significantly.

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    Labor and Delivery Services

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    Lexington Medical Center Labor and Delivery is home to approximately 600 births each year. The center features spacious, private labor, delivery and recovery rooms complete with a whirlpool bath and hotel-like accommodations. Don’t forget to visit the web nursery to view photos of our new arrivals. A login is required.

    The birth of a baby is a very special time, and our expert staff shares the excitement and strives to offer patients the highest level of care in a family-centered environment. Family-centered service recognizes that each family is unique; that the family is the constant in the child’s life; and that they are the experts on the child’s abilities and needs.  

    Labor and Delivery Offerings  

    • Expanded labor, delivery, and recovery suites with private whirlpool baths
    • Home-like postpartum rooms
    • A family focused environment
    • Board certified obstetricians/gynecologists, pediatricians, and family practitioners
    • Registered nurses trained in all areas of labor and mother-baby nursing
    • Board certified lactation consultant
    • Nurses certified in neonatal resuscitation and CPR
    • 24-hour epidural anesthesia available by anesthesiologists
    • Rooming-in for newborns
    • 24-hour "warm-line" for new parents


    Childbirth Education

    Lexington Medical Center Labor and Delivery offers a free, 6-week course for expectant mothers to help them prepare for the birth of their baby. Mothers can register by calling 336-238-4770. Topics include:

    • Introduction to childbirth
    • What to expect during labor and delivery
    • Breathing and relaxation techniques
    • Care of the newborn
    • Postpartum education
    • Breastfeeding information
    • Complete tour of the birthing center
    • Infant CPR

    View all of our Labor and Delivery classes

    Sibling Classes

    Preparing a young child for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister is a focus of the educational process. Special sessions are held each quarter to prepare young children for the new arrival. The sessions are held on Saturdays and include videos, refreshments and a tour of the Birthing Center.


    How to Get Here

    Birthing Center250 Hospital Drive
    Lexington, NC 27292

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    Post Partum/Nursery Hours

    • General Public 10 am to 8 pm
    • Father/Support Person Open Hours
    • Grandparents Open Hours
    • Siblings 10 am to 8 pm

    • Siblings must be accompanied by an adult.
    • The only children under 12 who are allowed to visit newborns are siblings accompanied by an adult.
    Visitation Policy
    We ask that new mothers limit the number of visitors to assist in providing a safe and secure environment for new mothers and newborns. This is necessary for infection control and infant security. Three people are generally allowed in the labor-delivery room to support the laboring woman.