Waldo County General Hospital
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Family Birth Center at Waldo County General Hospital

The birth of a child is a wonderful, life-changing event. Waldo County General Hospital provides a nurturing and comfortable environment for you, your baby and the entire family. You can count on medical expertise, compassionate care and advanced technology—so you can focus on the labor and delivery of your newborn.

Our family birth center includes:

  • Generously-sized birthing rooms (roll-a-way bed is available for your partner upon request)
  • Two whirlpool tubs 
  • Postpartum rooms with telephones, flat-screen tvs, rocking chairs, pullout chairs and private bathrooms with showers

Women's Health

At Waldo County General Hospital, we practice patient-centered care, which means we align our practices and programs so that moving from one area of care to another is easy, seamless and a positive experience for you. Learn more about Women's Health services.
  • Stages of labor
  • What to expect at the hospital
  • Pain relief options, including relaxation, breathing, medications and epidural
  • Complications
  • Caesarean birth
  • Breastfeeding classes 

To sign up for any WCGH Birth Center classes or for more information, please click here. 

A private sibling class is offered to families with children over two years of age. This class is to help the littlest family members prepare for the birth of a new baby.

Each class is scheduled on an individual basis and is presented in the Women and Infants Health Care Unit. Your child/children will have the opportunity to see where mom will be and what a newborn looks like.

Using a doll, they learn ways to help when the new baby comes home. A video and book are often used and a snack is provided. Please call the unit, 207-505-4140, to schedule a time that is convenient for you and your family.

Waldo County General Hospital has a full complement of OB/GYN’s and certified nurse midwives to meet your healthcare needs across your lifespan. Midwives provide full range of healthcare to women throughout life. Some services include:

  • Prenatal, birth and post partum care
  • Annual exams
  • Reproductive health visits
  • Menopause management
  • Patient education 

Certified nurse midwives are licensed, independent health care providers with prescriptive authority. CNMs are defined as primary care providers under federal law. 

We will follow safe sleep practices for your newborn while you are at Pen Bay Medical Center.

Remember Your ABCs

The safest way for your baby to sleep is:

  • Alone
  • On their back
  • In a crib

We recommend that your baby share a room with you for at least the first 6 months of life, or ideally for the first year.

Watch a safe sleep video and learn how to safely position your baby for sleep at naptime or bedtime to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

View Our Family Birth Center

View photos of our birth center. To schedule a tour of the birthing center, please call 207-505-4140.

Waldo County General Hospital's Birth Center

Women's Health Services

We offer a continuum of care that’s one-on-one and focused on you.


Register for a Women’s Health class

For more information, please call 207-505-4140 or visit our class schedule online.


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