A history of excellence in women’s health care. We are prepared to address your women’s care needs, with obstetrics, prenatal and neonatal support and more.
We also provide breast cancer prevention and treatment, heart and vascular care, physical therapy, and more. Our team is devoted to the treatment and care of women and children. With a comprehensive line of obstetrical, pediatric, and cardiovascular care programs-among many others, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has spent years helping women manage and maintain their health in a variety of crucial ways.
One in eight women will battle breast cancer sometime in her life. Early detection gives you the best chance for a healthy outcome. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital offers screening and diagnostic imaging through digital (2-D and 3-D) mammography. To schedule your mammogram at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, please call 920-459-5171.
- Monday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Tuesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Wednesday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Having A Baby
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital's Women and Infants Center is the birthing center for one of life's most precious events... welcoming your precious newborn into the world. Women who choose HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital for delivery receive information on all aspects of the birth experience. Birthing rooms are spacious and feature many comforts of home. Physicians visit daily to check up on you and your baby and our nurses will help prepare you on how to care for your new baby and make sure you ready to return home.
To pre-register for your hospital stay call (920) 459-4641
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You are also welcome to invite family or a support person to stay with you while you are in the hospital, as you may find them helpful.
Nitrous oxide is a method of pain relief and anxiety management for mom during childbirth. It is often used at the dentist and referred to as laughing gas. By inhaling the gas through a mask, nitrous oxide is a safe and proven method for anxiety and pain management during labor.
There are no side effects from nitrous oxide for baby, and the side effects for mom are minimal. It is a temporary method of relief because it is cleared from the body when mom stops inhaling the gas and removes the mask.
Nitrous oxide can be
- used before having an epidural (and it is also safe to have an epidural later on).
- an alternative option to pain medication if someone is leaning toward a more natural childbirth experience.
- used before trying pain medication (Nubain).
- stopped if mom decides she would like to switch to pain medication (Nubain).
A neonatologist is a physician who specializes in the care of ill or premature newborn infants.
The neonatologist is connected to HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital through a television with two-way audio and visual equipment, allowing the neonatologist to see, hear and communicate with the patient and their family along with colleagues at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital. After the neonatologist examines the patient, they work with the physician at HSHS St. Nicholas to develop a treatment plan for the patient. This plan will include either transferring the newborn to HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in Green Bay or maintaining medical care at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital.
Pediatric intensivists are physicians who specialize in critical care medicine for children. They handle emergencies such as trauma, car accidents, critical heart or lung disease or other incidents that require a visit to the Emergency Department.
When children arrive at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital Emergency Department, they receive immediate and expert care from physicians and nurses. Within a short period of time, TelePediatric Critical Care may be initiated which connects the Emergency Department staff with a pediatric intensivist at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital.
The pediatric intensivist is connected to HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital through a television with two-way audio and visual equipment, allowing the pediatric intensivist to see, hear and communicate with the child, the child’s family and Emergency Department staff. After examining the patient, the pediatric intensivist and the emergency department physician work together to coordinate the appropriate treatment plan.
- Warm, friendly nursing staff provide individualized care
- Single-room maternity care, so you don't have to move rooms
- Skin-to-skin with baby immediately following delivery to help baby make a comfortable transition
- "Rooming-in” to help baby and mom bond and get off to the best start together
- Breastfeeding Support
- Dad/Support person may choose to stay overnight
- Infant security system
- WiFi availability
- Family lounges
- Specialty order meals delivered to you on your request
- Complimentary snacks and welcome gift
- Celebration meal
- Pain and anxiety management
- Holistic methods, such as birthing balls and hydrotherapy or water therapy in our whirlpool
- Medical management, such as epidurals and anesthesiology 24/7
- Nitrous oxide
- Online birthing classes