Birthcare at the Gustafson Center forWhen you choose to have your baby at the Gustafson Center for Women & Children's Health, you've selected a family-centered birthing environment that offers the very best in personalized and professional maternity care. We offer the most innovative birthing practices, along with spacious, home-like birthing rooms with individual hydrotherapy tubs…all in a peaceful, calming atmosphere. Plus we provide the highest level of security possible for added piece of mind.
Women & Children's Health
Expert, patient-centered care
Our highly-skilled, patient-focused medical staff includes a team of obstetricians, obstetric nurses, family physicians and pediatric specialists to care for Mom and baby. Our OB/GYN physicians are recognized for their dedication to excellence and commitment to family-centered care.
Develop your very own Birth Plan
Having your baby at Frisbie Memorial Hospital means you will receive special attention from a Birth Care Advisor who will work with you to develop a personalized birth plan which will help clarify your priorities and what issues are most important to you. In preparation for your delivery at the Gustafson Center for Women & Children's Health, you may make an appointment with our clinical coordinator to discuss your birthing options and personal needs throughout labor and delivery. For more information about our individualized care, please call 603-330-7941.
To celebrate the birth of your child, Frisbie will arrange a special Celebration Dinner delivered to your room. This special event celebrates the first time the family dines together after the birth of your child, before leaving the hospital.
Touring the Gustafson Center for Women & Children's Health
If you would like to learn more about our beautiful birthing center, click here for information about setting up your very own tour.
Follow-up ConsultationUpon your return home, if you have questions or concerns regarding your newborn, you may call Frisbie's nursing staff who are available 24-hours-a-day to answer your questions. You will also receive a call from our clinical coordinator who will be available to answer any questions or concerns you may have, or provide support during the postpartum period.
Breastfeeding SupportAll of our clinical staff is trained to provide breastfeeding support. The lactation consultant will provide you with continued support and encouragement before, during and after hospitalization, both in person and over the phone. We also offer free Breastfeeding support classes.
Mother-Baby GatheringsFrisbie offers a popular newborn mothers' group which meets on Wednesdays for support, information-sharing and an oppotunity to share newborn stories. Weekly health-related topics are presented by health care professionals. Newborn care and postpartum support is provided and a lactation consultant is present for breastfeeding support at all gatherings. Read more.
For immediate family members, visiting hours are 24/7. General visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.