Baptist Health Lexington 1740 Nicholasville Road Lexington, KY 40503
BAPTIST HEALTH LEXINGTON
Baptist Health Lexington (BHL) is one of the top-rated hospitals in the state receiving the U.S. News and World Report ranking in 2016. The new maternity wing contains a state of the art Labor and Delivery and Antepartum units on the third floor, expansive Postpartum and Nursery on the fourth floor, an expansive Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which now have a private room for each baby. BHL’s comfortable Labor Rooms have ample room for family members to spread out but can also be fully ready to handle high-risk pregnancies. BHL provides dedicated full time in house OB anesthesia, Laborists for after hour and weekend OB physician backup, High Risk/ Perinatology coverage, and Neonatologists and a Level 2 NICU able to care for infants as premature as 28 week gestation. After delivery BHL experienced post-partum staff help transition the neonate and educate the parents in caring for their new addition. Breastfeeding instruction and Lactation specialists are provided to all nursing mothers.