Family Birth Center

The Special Blessings Family Birth Center at Kearny County Hospital is a delivery and postpartum unit that delivers care to the expectant mother and her family. Our goal is to offer families the kind of childbirth experience they are looking for, in a medically safe environment.

Special features of the Family Birth Center:

  • Four spacious birthing suites, each with a homey feeling and a private bathroom containing a Jacuzzi whirlpool tub
  • State-of-the-art monitoring and advanced newborn equipment hidden in the furniture
  • One triage suite is used to provide care to mothers for outpatient testing, as well as monitoring prior to being admitted to the Birth Center

Key amenities:

  • Highly trained and specialized nurses and support staff to care for you and your baby who are certified through the American Heart Association’s Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Nurse anesthetists available 24 hours a day to administer labor epidurals
  • Car seat installation instructions given by a certified staff member
  • A celebration meal provided in the privacy of the birthing suite to our mothers and one guest
  • Diaper bag with complimentary gifts
  • Share your newborn’s photo on

Safe Sleep for Babies

From preparing your baby’s nursery to bringing your new blessing home, creating a safe sleep space for your newborn is essential. View our Safe Sleep for Babies resource page to learn more.

Childbirth Education Classes

Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year to learn from our High 5 for Mom & Baby Premier-Recognized staff. Our classes cover topics such as variations in labor and birth, pain relief options, breastfeeding, post-partum care, baby care basics, safe sleep and more! Check out the class schedule and full topics list, and register online using the form below.

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Tuesday classes: Birth Center Process, Variations in Labor & Birth, Pain Relief Options, Tour of Birth Center, Post Partum Care. Thursday classes: Baby Care Basics, Why Babies Cry, Safe Sleep
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