Obstetrics & Nursery
Safe Sleep for your Baby

(812) 268-4311

 Visiting Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Obstetrics & Nursery

Upon arrival in the Sullivan County Community Hospital OB Department, moms-to-be will find three comfortable, well-equipped labor, delivery, and postpartum rooms.  Each room is spacious enough to accommodate your needs throughout labor, delivery, and postpartum. Infants room in with mothers to promote bonding. Significant others are encouraged to stay overnight.

The Sullivan obstetrical department is equipped with up-to-date labor and delivery suites for vaginal deliveries. Cesarean section deliveries are also performed as needed. Anesthesia coverage is available at any time to promote comfort during labor, if you should request it.

Childbirth education class is available to all expecting families. The class is designed to educate parents on the labor and delivery process, relaxation techniques, breastfeeding, and caring for their newborn once returning home. Classes are held the second Saturday of every other month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend this class. Breakfast and lunch are provided. All expecting parents are encouraged to attend.

Safe Infant Sleep Environment

This photo illustrates a safe sleep environment for a baby, in which the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death are low. Baby is sleeping on its back on a firm and flat sleep surface; baby is dressed in sleep clothing; and there are no crib bumpers, pillows, blankets, loose bedding, or toys are in the sleep area.

SCCH was acknowledged for excellence in infant and maternal health by the Indiana Hospital Association! The INspire Hospital of Distinction recognition is based on implementing best practices in six key areas, including safe infant sleep, breastfeeding, tobacco prevention and cessation, perinatal substance use, obstetric hemorrhage, and maternal hypertension.

SCCH is recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a GOLD LEVEL SAFE SLEEP CHAMPION for our commitment to best practices and education on safe sleep.

As a winner of the Press Ganey HX Guardian of Excellence Award®, SCCH is in the top 5% of healthcare providers in delivering patient experience in the last year. Press Ganey works with more than 41,000 healthcare facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality, and experience of care.

“By putting their patients and workforce first each and every day, SCCH is demonstrating their unwavering commitment to their employees and to the communities they serve,” said Patrick T. Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer, Press Ganey. “The caregivers at SCCH have inspired us with the compassion, empathy, and human connection they bring to the clinical healthcare setting. We are honored to partner with them as we celebrate their achievement.”

As an accredited geriatric emergency department, SCCH’s protocol-driven approach to geriatric care allows us to provide superior, tailored care. Seniors who visit our emergency department can be assured that the facility has the necessary expertise, equipment, and personnel in place to provide optimal care.