Woman's Hospital Earns Birth Ready+ for Third Consecutive Year

Woman’s Hospital has earned Birth Ready+ Designation from the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative (LaPQC) for the third consecutive year. The Birth Ready+ Designation ensures birthing facilities are implementing evidence-based best practices to improve maternal health and outcomes for women and infants. 

“Woman’s mission is to improve the health of women and infants. Earning this designation for the third straight year demonstrates how our dedicated team lives our mission every day by providing safe and equitable care to all patients,” says Amye Reeves, director of obstetrical services at Woman’s Hospital.

Through its work with LaPQC, Woman’s has adopted evidence-based practices and standards including ongoing risk assessments for hemorrhage, timely treatment of hypertension, health equity training and more.  

Click HERE to learn more about Birth Ready+ Designation. 

About Woman’s Hospital

Woman’s is a specialty hospital for women and infants located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since opening in 1968, it has welcomed more than 375,000 babies, making it one of the largest delivery services in the country and the largest in Louisiana. Additionally, Woman’s operates a level III-S neonatal intensive care unit; this designation allows them to care for infants who are extremely premature, are critically ill or require surgical intervention. The hospital is also recognized for its expertise in mammography as well as breast and gynecologic cancer care. As a private, nonprofit organization, all funds are reinvested into the hospital to continue Woman’s mission to improve the health of women and infants through the latest technology, a highly qualified staff and critical community programs and services.