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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blanchfield Army community Hospital Department of Women's Health
The Department of Women's Health product line includes the OB/GYN clinic, Labor and Delivery, Mother-Baby Unit and Special Care Nursery. The Department of Women's Health product line provides a wide spectrum of health care by OB/GYN specialty physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nursing assistants and administrative staff.
Point of Contact : (270) 798-8513 GYN (931) 431-3644
For general information, call (270) 798-8151. To make or cancel an OB appointment, call (270) 798-8892. To make or cancel a GYN appointment, please call (931)431-3644. Patients are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to appointment. This allows time for check-in and screening prior to the appointment and maximizes time with the provider. All patients must present their ID cards at check-in. Please arrange for child care prior to OB/GYN appointments. Unattended children are not allowed in the hospital.
OB patients may be seen in the clinic with a scheduled appointment (7:30-4:30 p.m.) or during OB walk-in clinic, Monday-Friday, 7:30-11 a.m. GYN patients are seen by appointment only. Patients are required to cancel appointments in order to avail this time to other patients in need of appointments. To cancel appointments, call the number above at least 24 hours in advance. For OB or GYN questions and concerns, call the Advice Nurse at (270) 798-8513. No appointments will be scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month (after 11:30 a.m.) due to monthly meetings and training.
Labor & Delivery
Inpatient OB care is provided on Labor and Delivery. During delivery, families are welcome. Only siblings of the newborn are allowed on the Labor and Delivery ward. Children may not be left unattended in the hospital. After regular duty hours, OB outpatients who are at least 20 weeks are seen in Labor and Delivery. Women who are less than 20 weeks pregnant will be seen in the Emergency Center after duty hours.
Point of Contact: (270) 798-8090
Visiting: Family, friends, and well children are encouraged to visit.
The Mother-Baby Unit provides family-centered maternity and newborn care while meeting the individual needs of mother and baby with minimum disruption and separation. The newborns remain with their mothers. Only siblings of the newborn are allowed in the Mother-Baby Unit. Children may not be left unattended in the hospital. The Mother-Baby Unit has a Special Care Nursery that provides Level 1 care to neonates requiring close observation.
Expecting mothers at 36 weeks pregnant or more are authorized to use a special "Stork Pass" which allows them to park in marked "Stork Parking" spots near the hospital. The pass is authorized for appointments only and expires on the expiration date written on the pass. The expiration can be extended if necessary. If eligible for a pass, please visit the OB/GYN clinic for more details.
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