During Your Pregnancy | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

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
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