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Maternity services and Level IIIa NICU

Thousands of babies are born every day, but we’ll make you feel like yours is the only one. Watch our video series to learn more about the maternity experience at Saint Luke's East Hospital.

The Maternity Center at Saint Luke’s East Hospital combines all the comforts of home with the most advanced medical technology. Our services and features include:

Focused on you

We have designed our Maternity Center to offer you a comfortable and safe birthing experience. Our features and amenities include:

  • Spacious private rooms with whirlpool tubs
  • Room service meals and refreshment items for family
  • Accommodations for your spouse or support person
  • 24-hour epidural placement by an anesthesiologist
  • Fresh baked cookies delivered by hospital volunteers

Focused on baby

After the birth, our Baby First Program provides time for you to bond with your baby. Immediately following delivery, our staff will encourage this protected time for parents and their newborns to get to know each other. Our staff will ensure you have plenty of space and privacy to enjoy this time together as a family.

All care for the baby is done in the room, if possible, and your baby may stay overnight in your room. If the baby must go to the nursery for tests or care, you are welcome to accompany your baby to the nursery. You can also expect:

  • Breastfeeding and lactation support
  • Baby’s first photo with professional baby photography
  • A secure environment with restricted access and 24-hour electronic infant surveillance

Visiting information

While we don't have set visiting hours, providing a safe and secure environment for our littlest patients and their mothers is important. That's why we offer a separate entrance to the maternity center, which features a waiting room for families. A spouse or support person may stay in the patient's room overnight.

During peak flu season, we will screen children for illness. Anyone with flu-like symptoms will not be allowed on the unit to protect our moms and babies.

Learn about other maternity services available within Saint Luke’s Health System.

Saint Luke's East Hospital
100 NE Saint Luke's Blvd
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
  • 06/27/2017 - 6:30pm
    Saint Luke's East Hospital

    This class will teach you the basic life support skills for your infant (newborn to one year old) with hands-on manikin practice. Choking management will be included. This is an American Heart Association Family and Friends CPR course (no certification card). $15 per person. Check at front desk for class room location.

  • 07/08/2017 - 8:30am
    Saint Luke's East Hospital

    During All About Birth, we will help you prepare for what you might expect during your labor, birth and postpartum. Our class combines interaction with our knowledgeable childbirth educators and online resources for your continued learning. Please bring two pillows, and a blanket. Dress comfortably for floor exercises. $60/Up to 2 people may attend.

    Inquire at the front desk.

  • 07/15/2017 - 9:30am
    Saint Luke's East Hospital

    Breastfeeding is wonderful for mom and baby.  This interactive class offers pregnant women and their partners the chance to prepare and ask questions before the baby's arrival. 


  • Billing: 816-932-5678
  • Birth certificates: 816-347-4678
  • Lactation services: 816-347-4680
  • Breast pumps: 816-347-4680
  • Maternity care coordinator: 816-347-4677
  • Parent & family education: 816-347-5987
  • Social services: 816-347-4786

WebNursery is the online service which allows parents to share newborn photos using a secure login. Visit Saint Luke's East Hospital's WebNursery.