TRANSCRIPT: Why do families choose to have their babies at Mission Hospital McDowell Because at Mission Hospital McDowell we care about you. Our mission is to give you a wonderful experience during one of the most important and memorable times of your life. We offer support for patients who choose to deliver their babies with minimal intervention but who also want the peace of mind that comes with giving birth in a hospital setting. We also provide advanced critical care with the latest technology for even the most complex pregnancies. Mission Hospital McDowell has been awarded the Baby-Friendly Hospital designation because of our commitment to support breastfeeding moms. Every new mother gets to meet with a lactation consultant and receives ongoing education and outpatient services after being discharged. Our spacious birthing suites are equipped with smart room technology allowing you to access medical information, educational videos, and entertainment during your stay. We have pull out beds and places for your partner and family to relax, private in-suite refrigerators, special menus including restaurant style celebration meals and a view that can't be beat! We also have a state-of-the-art security system so you and your baby stay safe. Midwives play a major role at Mission Hospital McDowell, assisting with both labor and delivery, and our caring OB-GYN providers provide you with the latest in advanced childbirth expertise. Our facility serves McDowell, Mitchell, Yancey, Burke and Rutherford counties. And with quick access to the region's only Level III neonatal intensive care unit at Mission Hospital in Asheville and the ability to have virtual visits with the staff there, you'll have the resources you need if the unexpected occurs. And our help doesn't end when you bring your baby home. We provide classes, support, and outpatient services for our new mothers, and you'll have access to our mama hotline 24/7 where you can talk to a registered nurse about any questions you have whether they be about your baby's health, feeding, or help with changing diapers. As members of this community we are dedicated to caring for the families of this region – because this is where we get our own care and where our mothers, sisters, and daughters get their care. We hope you will choose to deliver your baby here with us. Call 828-659-5330 to learn more about labor and delivery at Mission Hospital McDowell.