Newsweek Best Maternity Hospitals 2022US News - 2022-23 - High performing, maternityHaving a baby can be one of life's most joyous and profound events.

You can be sure that the nurses and medical staff at Backus Hospital’s Birthing Center will take pride in providing the very best care for you, your family, and your new baby. The Birthing Center is staffed by board-certified obstetricians, with specialists ready if needed 24 hours a day, including, on-site, board-certified anesthesiologists for pain control and perinatologists for high-risk pregnancies.

Backus Hospital is advancing its ability to offer a higher level of newborn care, especially for premature babies. Backus is working with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as part of the Pediatric Care Alliance with Hartford HealthCare, and now has a medical director for neonatology, Dr. Edward James. Other enhancements include additional training for staff, new infant monitoring equipment, and three high-level care newborn beds.

COVID-19 has affected the lives of all of us. This is an unusual time in health care and we are committed to doing everything in our power to keep you and your baby safe.

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