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Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge Provides Lifelong Care

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Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge is the 17th largest delivery hospital in the country, with more than 8,000 babies born a year. The award-winning institution is the sole independent, community-owned women’s and children’s hospital in the country. Woman’s Hospital was recognized as a Magnet Nursing Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In addition, WomenCertified® ranked Woman's as one of the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience.

Attributes of this Louisiana State Nurses Association 2012 Specialty Hospital of the Year include:

  • 24/7 certified maternal-fetal physicians who serve higher risk pregnancies on site
  • A Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), providing the highest level of critical care for vulnerable newborns
  • Private family rooms in the NICU and an adjacent surgery wing, rare among NICUs nationwide

Woman’s is also considered a hub for women’s health care beyond obstetrics. The state-of-the-art campus provides:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Breast cancer care and treatment
  • Gynecological surgeries
  • On-site and mobile mammography
  • Orthopedic care

The Breast Imaging Center was certified as a Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology and received the full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

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