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Labor and Delivery
When you choose to give birth at one of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine labor and delivery units, you and your baby will be cared for by a multidisciplinary team of experts that provide the highest level of safety and care. Weill Cornell Medicine physicians run and manage the labor and delivery units in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian nurses, lactation consultants and other staff. Together, they have brought over 25,000 babies into the world.
You deserve a positive birthing experience. Our physicians know that giving birth is highly personal and emotional. That is why our doctors approach each patient, pregnancy and birth as unique. You will receive personalized, compassionate care that supports your wishes and choices. Our team’s top priority is ensuring you and your baby are safe, healthy and comfortable throughout the entire process. Our doctors have the expertise and experience to provide the highest level of safety for all possible situations.
Multidisciplinary Care from Leading Experts
When you choose Weill Cornell Medicine, you and your baby have access to a network of doctors and specialists who will help you and your baby at every stage. Our team can provide you with:
• Prenatal (before pregnancy) care and prenatal genetic testing
• High-risk pregnancy care
• Cardiology care during pregnancy and childbirth
• Postpartum (after childbirth) pelvic floor care
• Women’s Issues and Reproductive Psychiatry Program for care for mood disorders before, during, and after pregnancy
Our team can provide your baby with:
Specialized pediatric care for a wide range of conditions
Comfortable Rooms that Promote Bonding
Weill Cornell Medicine physicians manage two labor and delivery units: one in Lower Manhattan and the other on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Both units include several birthing rooms, as well as high-quality equipment for labor and delivery procedures and neonatal intensive care. The units include comfortable spaces designed to help you and your newborn bond, rest and prepare for going home. Learn more about the amenities that you can expect at the NewYork-Presbyterian labor and delivery units and the expanded facilities at the NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns.
Comprehensive Care Based on Cutting-Edge Research
Weill Cornell Medicine physicians who specialize in obstetrics and gynecology run the NewYork-Presbyterian labor and delivery unit. They are dedicated to creating a safe, comfortable environment for your labor, delivery and newborn care. In addition to caring for patients, our doctors also research how to improve labor and delivery for all. As a patient, your care will be based on the latest knowledge and highest standards.
Meet Our Physicians
The physicians at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine labor and delivery units offer patients the highest level of safety and care. As a top-ranked academic medical center, you have access to our extensive network of specialists who provide seamless care throughout your pregnancy, labor, delivery — and beyond — to promote long-term physical and mental health.