Arrival Information (Perinatal Evaluation and Treatment)


Important Paperwork for the Hospital

Please bring a valid picture ID for both parents, your insurance card and a list of current medications (as and any other necessary paperwork from the obstetrician’s office.) Your OB will send a copy of the necessary paperwork to the hospital. Necessary paperwork includes: Hepatitis B, Group B Strep and HIV status documents.

Arrival at the Hospital

When you arrive, parking is available in our visitors’ lot located in front of the hospital. After parking, all maternity patients should enter through the Maternity Entrance which also serves as the Discharge Lobby and proceed directly to the third floor (central building).

Take the front elevator to the third floor and register at the security desk. Security will then direct you to the PET UNIT (Perinatal Evaluation and Treatment Unit).The PET Unit is the obstetric area where you will be evaluated and either admitted into the hospital or discharged home.

If you are admitted and in labor you will be transferred to the Labor and Delivery Unit.

If we need to observe you for a longer period of time and you are not in active labor you may be admitted to the High Risk Antepartum Unit.

Patient education is a priority for our organization. Education begins upon admission and continues throughout your hospital stay. We encourage you to actively ask questions and participate in your care.

Please make arrangements ahead of time for childcare for siblings when coming to the hospital for labor and delivery.

From the PET unit, you may be transferred to Labor and Delivery.

For more information, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

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