Obstetrics

Exceptional Care for Mother and Baby, Close to Home

Mother holding babyCatholic Health Services offers award-winning obstetrical programs across Long Island that support the mother and baby experience – from pre-natal to post-natal care.

CHS hospitals welcomed nearly 5,000 babies in 2018. For newborns who require extra care, our hospitals have Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) that range from Level II-III to accommodate newborns with complex care needs.

We are dedicated to providing you and your baby with the best care on Long Island.

Call (855) CHS-4500 (855-247-4500) to find a specialist near you. You can also Request an Appointment or Find a Doctor.

Obstetric care is offered at the following CHS hospitals:

Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

  • Level III NICU: the highest level NICU on the south shore of Suffolk County
    • Level III units offer 24/7 coverage by neonatologists and are supported by pediatric specialists
  • Winner of International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants Award

Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, NY

  • Level III NICU
  • Recognized by the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative with the Obstetrical Improvement Project's Quality Improvement Award

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY

  • Level II NICU
  • First and only hospital in Suffolk County to receive “Baby-Friendly” designation, an organization that supports mother and baby bonding through breastfeeding
  • Recognized by the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative with the Obstetrical Improvement Project's Quality Improvement Award
  • Take a virtual tour of the hospital's maternity unit

St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY

  • Level II NICU
  • Among four hospitals in the U.S. to receive the prestigious Johnson & Johnson Childbirth Nursing Award

Events, Tours and Support Groups

CHS offers a wide range of programs across Long Island for mothers, parents, grandparents and siblings.

  • Preparing For Your Baby
  • Lamaze
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hospital tours
  • Postpartum support

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