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Labor & Delivery

Labor and delivery means it's show time! At WakeMed, we have a proven track record for providing the highest level of quality care for expectant mothers and babies. With three full-service hospitals offering a birthing experience, WakeMed delivers more babies than any other health system in Wake County — more than 8,000 newborn babies each year!

Our WakeMed obstetrics experts have thought of every little step in the process of labor and delivery, so you can feel excited and confident about your big day.

Our Labor and Delivery Features and Need to Knows

Labor and Delivery

What to Expect During Labor and Delivery

Whether you're having a scheduled Cesearean section, induced labor or a vaginal birth, we are ready for you. Your obstetrics team will monitor your contractions, vital signs and your baby's heart beat all while reviewing your birthing plan to help make this a memorable experience for you and your family.
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FAQs for Labor and Delivery

Every labor and delivery is different, so whether you're expecting your first child or your third, you likely have questions about what’s to come. To ease your mind, our maternity team has provided answers for your most common questions about the labor and delivery experience.
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Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours of Raleigh and Cary Birthing Centers

Enjoy tours of our WakeMed Women's Pavilion and Birthing Centers from the comforts of home. These tours will give you a sneak peak of our updated facilities and roomy suites, featuring natural light, modern decor and state-of-the-art equipment.
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Campus Maps

Campus Maps of Women's Pavilions and Birthing Centers

We want you to feel confident about what to expect when you pull up to our birthing center on  your big day. Check out our campus maps featuring parking areas, hospital entrances, departmental visuals as well as Google maps.
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Thank You for Choosing WakeMed Labor and Delivery

Let our expert clinicians support you on your journey to good health. We offer individualized care that is focused on your specific needs.