Welcome Your Baby With a Little Help from Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Welcome to Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (formerly Saint Barnabas Medical Center)! The birth of a baby is one of life’s precious moments. At Cooperman Barnabas, our goal is to provide you and your family with an exceptional hospital experience in a nurturing, comfortable environment.

Our Obstetrical Service is one of the largest in Northern New Jersey. Our highly trained physicians and the dedication and excellence of our nursing and support staff, combined with sophisticated technology, allow us to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. As a high-risk obstetrical referral service, the department offers all the facilities necessary for the care of both mother and baby.

mother and childOur comprehensive Pediatrics Department includes state-of-the-art Shyan Sun, M.D. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for babies requiring intensive care due to prematurity or other medical or surgical procedures. Our Women’s Health Education Department includes a wide range of parent education programs to support you before and after your baby arrives.

We invite you to join our online facebook community, Barnabas Babies, made just for moms and moms-to-be. Whether you are expecting your first or fourth child, this group was created to address your pregnancy, motherhood and parenting questions.

Virtual Classes and Support Groups

For expecting and new moms, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center offers virtual classes and support groups.

For the Childbirth Preparation and Breastfeeding Basics Classes, please complete a virtual class registration form (PDF) and return as noted.

Visit our Childbirth Education page or call 973-322-5360 for more information.

Free Maternity Orientation and Tour

Delivering at CBMC? Our Woman’s Health Education Department hosts an informative tour to help you prepare for your special delivery. This hour-long group tour walks you through the arrival process, our newly-renovated Labor and Delivery suites, private post-partum rooms and more. In order to provide you with a personalized experience, class size is limited. Online reservations are required.

For more information about having a baby at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center please review our Frequently Asked Questions.

Prenatal Health Center

Pregnant WomanThe Prenatal Health Center provides maternity care for normal and high-risk pregnancies. Prenatal care is delivered by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, obstetrical residents, nurses, nutritionists and social workers.

Services include the following:

  • Nutritional and social service counseling
  • Prenatal education
  • Prepared childbirth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant care classes

Level II ultrasound and lab testing facilities are available for routine and high-risk pregnancies. The WIC (Women/Infants/Children) Nutrition Supplementary Program is also available.

Having your Baby at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

For additional information visit NJ Parent Link, the State of New Jersey's Early Childhood, Parenting and Professional Resource Center.

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Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is proud to be recognized nationally as a U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care, and on Newsweek’s 2024 and 2023 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals – a further reflection of our team’s dedication to providing safe, respectful and consistently excellent care for every mother who entrusts us with the delivery and care of their babies.

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Patient Stories

  • Thanks to one of the best Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) doctors in the country, Simone’s treatment was already started.

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