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Expecting You, the Obstetrical Department of Punxsutawney Area Hospital, is a family-centered unit that stresses optimal patient care and intensive patient education. Utilizing the most advanced technology in our renovated birthing and postpartum rooms, this department addresses the specific needs of the patient and infant. Expecting You also has trained staff to provide education and support to breastfeeding families.

The specially trained staff provides education to the parents through early and late prenatal classes; video instruction on prenatal and postpartum care; inpatient education and instruction; post discharge follow-up and a postpartum support group.

Department Contact Information:
Quiet time is 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. daily.

Our Services
  • 1 Birthing Room
  • 5 Postpartum Rooms
  • 1 Nursery
  • Surgical Suite for Cesarean Sections
  • Epidural Availability 24/7
  • Car Seat Installation Instruction
  • Digital Infant Pictures Free of Charge 
Classes Offered
  • Healthy Pregnancy (Early Prenatal)
  • Prepared Child Birth (Late Prenatal)
  • Infant Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Sibling Day Camp
Staff Certifications
  • Certified Lactation Counselor
  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor
  • Certified Childbirth Educators
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician
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