During your pregnancy

Norton Healthcare delivers more babies in Louisville and Southern Indiana than any other provider. We strive to meet the unique needs of every mom-to-be, providing the necessary resources to ensure a healthy pregnancy and childbirth experience.

We are committed to making your pregnancy as enjoyable and stress-free as possible, while providing comprehensive and compassionate care. From pregnancy to childbirth and postpartum care, our dedicated team will provide the services you want and need so you can have the experience that’s right for you.

The more information you have, the more prepared you will feel during pregnancy and giving birth.

Preparing –We offer a wide range of classes and resources to help you have a healthy pregnancy, prepare for childbirth and learn how to care for your newborn.

  • Pregnancy and prenatal classes
  • Expectant parent resources

Planning –We will guide you in making the necessary decisions to get ready for the big day — and beyond.

  • Birth plan
  • Choosing a birthing option
  • Choosing a pediatrician

Care –We provide top-quality prenatal care for all mothers-to-be — whether your pregnancy is routine or high-risk.

  • Fetal echocardiogram to diagnose congenital heart defects
  • Maternal-fetal medicine for high-risk pregnancies
  • Maternal Opiate Substance Treatment (MOST) Program
  • OB emergency department
  • Vaccinations
  • What to expect during appointments
Women’s Health – 4GYN

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Norton Healthcare’s Kempf named to national CFOs to know list

Becker’s Healthcare has recognized Adam D. Kempf, Norton Healthcare senior vice president and chief financial officer, as one of the 106 hospital and health system CFOs to know in the nation. Those on the list play an integral […]

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Dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke symptoms and what to do

We are seeing record high temperatures in Greater Louisville already this spring. These early hot days mean you can get caught off guard by heat-related illnesses, such as dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat [...]

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Veterans can get urgent care with Norton Healthcare under VA Mission Act

Under the VA Mission Act of 2018, eligible U.S. veterans now are able to get treatment for minor injuries and illnesses such as colds, sore throats and minor skin infections at urgent care clinics through […]

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Patient navigator Karen Allen educates patients and learns from them too

Karen Allen, R.N., oncology patient navigator for Norton Cancer Institute, sees the patient navigator role as a “bridge across the canyon of uncertainty” for patients who are newly diagnosed with cancer. “I imagine my family […]

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