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Maternity & Neonatal Services

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SUPER BABIES

Thanks to March of Dimes volunteers, costumes worn by the little heroes staying in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit match their fighting spirit.

Saint Luke’s hospitals deliver more than 6,000 babies every year. Our caregivers provide the most comprehensive perinatal and obstetrical services in the Kansas City area.

Every day, at seven metro and regional hospitals, we stand ready to make your delivery experience safe and special. Begin exploring the depth and breadth of maternity services Saint Luke’s has to offer – visit your preferred location below, or connect with your maternity care coordinator

  • Keely Bechtel hoped history would repeat itself. She had her first baby at Saint Luke’s South Hospital and planned to do the same with her second. But her obstetrician moved to another area hospital.

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  • Saint Luke’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit had just opened when I was born two months early on September 16, 1980. My mom developed preeclampsia, which caused her blood pressure to spike and her entire body to swell.

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  • I was born at 24 weeks on October 20, 1984, and weighed only 21.5 ounces. My mom said my eyes were still fused close. The doctors at Saint Luke’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit told her I had only a 50 percent chance of surviving. (My odds went down to 13 percent when I developed a heart problem three weeks later.) The doctors said if I survived, I would be blind, deaf, and severely retarded.

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  • 12/11/2017 - 6:30pm
    Saint Luke's North Hospital- Barry Road Classroom B

    Get the latest information on baby care basics, safety, early brain development and common new parent concerns in this interactive class. $15/Up to 2 people may attend.

  • 12/11/2017 - 7:00pm
    Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City - Peet Center Conference Room

    Get the latest information on baby care basics, safety, early brain development and common new parent concerns in this interactive class. $15/Up to 2 people may attend.

  • 12/11/2017 - 7:00pm
    Saint Luke's South Hospital - Horner/Wellness Conference Room

    Get the basics you need for successful breastfeeding. This class includes techniques and tips to get you off to a good start and ideas to help fit breastfeeding into your lifestyle.

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