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

Help prevent neonatal abstinence syndrome by talking to a loved one

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there is a baby born with symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) every 15 minutes in the United States. It can […]

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Alternatives for pregnant women who use ranitidine — also known by the brand name Zantac

Pregnant women who use ranitidine — also known by the brand name Zantac — to relieve heartburn and acid reflux should stop taking the medication and consider alternatives, according to obstetricians with Norton Women’s Care. […]

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Pregnant? Here’s why you need a flu and whooping cough shot

Getting a flu shot is important for everyone, but it’s even more critical for women who are pregnant. The same is true for the whooping cough vaccine. Why? The vaccines help protect you and help […]

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Because pregnancy is not an illness, midwife avoids intervening

For Danielle Roberts, her job as a certified nurse midwife (CNM) is “a great marriage of Westernized medicine and holistic care.” “We see patients from their first prenatal appointment all the way through their delivery […]

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A midwife and mom passionate about giving women a say in their birth experiences

Regina Mash, CNM, knows what it’s like to be told, rather than asked how she wants to deliver her children. That’s one of many reasons the certified nurse midwife, whose four sons range in age […]

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Help prevent neonatal abstinence syndrome by talking to a loved one

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there is a baby born with symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) every 15 minutes in the United States. It can […]

Read Full Story

Alternatives for pregnant women who use ranitidine — also known by the brand name Zantac

Pregnant women who use ranitidine — also known by the brand name Zantac — to relieve heartburn and acid reflux should stop taking the medication and consider alternatives, according to obstetricians with Norton Women’s Care. […]

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Pregnant? Here’s why you need a flu and whooping cough shot

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Because pregnancy is not an illness, midwife avoids intervening

For Danielle Roberts, her job as a certified nurse midwife (CNM) is “a great marriage of Westernized medicine and holistic care.” “We see patients from their first prenatal appointment all the way through their delivery […]

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Regina Mash, CNM, knows what it’s like to be told, rather than asked how she wants to deliver her children. That’s one of many reasons the certified nurse midwife, whose four sons range in age […]

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