Birth Options

Care & wonder

Bringing a life into this world is an unforgettable experience. We help families make it even more special by providing you with options for your birthing experience, supporting you every step of the way and sharing in the wonder of your child's birth.

More choices for mom

  • Natural, home-like and epidural-free birth options are available – it’s your choice
  • Cozy newborn nursery available for moms who want time to rest or refresh
  • Choose who you want to be with you during your child’s birth – doulas are welcome
  • 24/7 access to a variety of pain management options, including epidural anesthesia

Care personalized to you

Do you have food allergies or sensitivities? Does your spouse or partner speak a different language? Are you more of an ‘introvert’ or an ‘extrovert’?

Our personalized profile questionnaire helps us get to know you as a person – not a patient – so that we can understand your unique preferences and anticipate your needs during your stay.

Moms delivering with us can complete the questionnaire online.

Have your baby here

Let us share your joy! To deliver at Sentara CarePlex Hospital, there are a few steps to take first. Click below to learn more.

Deliver with us