Celebrating the Gift of New Life at St. Luke’s

Posted on Jul 12, 2017

A baby is the greatest gift that any woman can ever receive. Since the journey to motherhood starts from conception, St. Luke’s Medical Center understands that each expectant mother will need utmost care from this early stage of pregnancy. Supported by a team of highly skilled obstetricians, pediatricians, anesthesiologists and nurses, an expectant mother’s anxiety can turn to delight. Says Dr. Lora Tansengco, Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Luke’s-Global City, ”The combination of experts and our well-equipped facilities enables us to handle all obstetric cases -- from a simple normal childbirth to pregnancies complicated by maternal or fetal disease.”

St. Luke’s has an OB-GYN Complex that provides comprehensive obstetric care. The unit consists of a triage area, high risk pregnancy unit (HRPU), labor, delivery and operating rooms, and post-anesthesia care unit (PACU). The complex is adjacent to the Neonatal unit where the intermediate care unit and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) manage sick newborns.

This expertise and technology is complemented by a level of care that can give any expectant couple peace of mind during an important family milestone. St. Luke’s assures not only a safe delivery, but also a continued comprehensive post-operative care for both mommy and baby, provided by a competent staff that delivers personalized care with excellence, integrity and compassion.

When the bundle of joy finally arrives, a mother`s next priority becomes keeping her baby safe and comfortable. Since St. Luke’s is a DOH-accredited Mother-Baby Friendly Hospital, doctors and staff encourage breastfeeding and direct rooming-in of healthy newborns. The hospital also practices Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) wherein mothers can immediately bond with their babies which promotes confidence and an active role in infant care, faster growth of infants, and with less incidence of infection.

In line with its continuous efforts to enhance the childbirth experience, babies born at St. Luke’s are provided with exclusive St. Luke’s baby apparel upon rooming-in with their mothers. The hospital also gives a St. Luke’s Baby Bag as a gift for both mother and baby. It contains premium products and essentials, as well as a St. Luke’s Baby Book to help mommy and daddy keep track of baby’s many firsts.

For more information, call the Great Expectations Maternity Packages Hotline at (632) 846-8830, or 0998-5822276, email [email protected] or visit www.stluke.com.ph.