Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children offers many inclusive amenities to our patients and to their guests, as well as vast array of clinical birth care options. We are committed to ensuring the best possible experience while you are here, and we hope that you take advantage of the many amenities we offer.

Please discuss any of these options with your physician to determine which options are best for your pregnancy and birth.

See the full list of amenities and options below:

  • 24/7 room-in with baby
  • In-house neonatal nurse practitioner 24/7
  • Lactation support seven days a week
  • Newborn photography
  • Music therapy
  • Donor milk available if medically indicated
  • Dedicated transition nurses to coordinate post-birth experience
  • Birthing mirror
  • Cord blood banking allowed
  • Photography allowed
  • In-house obstetrician 24/7
  • Instant skin-to-skin contact
  • Lighting options
  • Skin-to-skin contact after C-section
  • Umbilical cord cutting
  • Alternate birthing plans accommodated whenever possible
  • Flexible visiting hours
  • Free wireless internet
  • Partner can sleep in room
  • Quiet time
  • Car-seat instillations by appointment
  • 24/7 NICU visitation
  • Breathing techniques
  • Cold therapy
  • Distraction
  • Hot therapy
  • In-house anesthesia 24/7
  • Intravenous pain control
  • Meditation
  • Multiple medication options
  • Large, spacious suites
  • Room-service dining
  • Breast pump in room, if requested
  • Baby’s first birthday cake
  • Free wireless internet
  • “Newborn Network” educational programing
  • Baby basics
  • Breastfeeding
  • Childbirth prep
  • Free in-person tour
  • Prenatal refresher
  • Sibling class
  • Infant massage