Women's and Children's Health

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center provides a wide a range of services for women and their children, offering a high level of obstetrical care to women of childbearing age and a family-centered care approach to their childbirth experience. The hospital’s highly trained obstetrical nurses play a vital role with the maternal-fetal medicine physicians in the management of high risk pregnancies and follow-up care. Our nurses believe that each birth is unique and supports parents in their choices regarding birth plans. Best practices in prepared childbirth education, lactation, and labor management/support are well integrated in the nursing care process.