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Thomas P. Brooks MD Birth Center
A locked, secured unit within the hospital, the Thomas P. Brooks MD Birth Center at Island Hospital comprises well-appointed birthing and postpartum rooms, a dedicated nurses station, nursery and specialized equipment for handling emergencies for both mother and child.
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A Perfect Setting for that Special Occasion

Each mother has her own vision of what she desires for her birth experience; some purely practical and others intuitive. At the Thomas P. Brooks MD Birth Center at Island Hospital, nurses do everything possible to honor each mother's wishes, and draw upon their own professional intuition to enhance the experience.


Tours

Though some mothers' first contact with the Birth Center occurs during labor, most prefer to tour the facility and meet the staff --- individual or in conjunction with a childbirth class --- before making their decision. Later, many bring their 'birth party' (invited family and friends)
to familiarize them with the setting and amenities, and engage staff to answer their questions.

To arrange a tour, please call the Birth Center at (360) 299-1331.


Pre-Delivery

Once a healthcare provider is selected by the parents-to-be, the Birth Center staff begins to receive prenatal records in order to stay up to date with the pregnancy. A mother diagnosed with risk factors might visit the Birth Center several times during her pregnancy for ante-partum testing.
 

Open Communication

The mother and family have the opportunity to ask questions about the Center and the procedures. At any point in her visit to the center and during her stay she is able to more fully express her needs and wishes. We want this birth to be the best possible experience for her, her newborn and loved ones.


Facility, Amenities and More
 
A locked, secured unit within the hospital, the Birth Center comprises well-appointed birthing and postpartum rooms, a dedicated nurses' station, a nursery (though babies typically stay in the room with mom) and specialized equipment for handling emergencies for both mother and child. Here, each woman in labor receives one-on-one nursing throughout the delivery and immediate recovery. Our postpartum rooms are designed for intimacy, privacy and comfort for the family.
 
Education is a major component of the Birth Center, teaching parents the skills needed to care for an infant… and mom.
 
Our nurses honor the extraordinary nature of the birth experience. They are alert to the needs of the mother and are dedicated to delivering highly skilled nursing care. Each and every mom is treated with respect and sensitivity.



           

 


           




       





 

Contact Us

Thomas P. Brooks MD Birth Center
1211 24th Street
Anacortes, WA  98221

(360) 299-1331