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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates:
Testing & Treatment available by appointment at all Urgent Care locations.
Visitor restrictions are in place. Please check our new visitor policy effective November 18.

Maternity Services

Visitation and Video Recording Policies

Visitation Policy

Maternal Child Health Visitation:
Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) precautions, our Special Care Nursery, Pediatric Unit, Labor and Delivery and Post-Partum Units although open 24/7 to one support person in L&D/Post-Partum or parents of hospitalized infant(s)/children, the one visitor/support person is strongly encouraged not to leave the hospital. If the visitor/support person needs to leave due to an emergency, their return must be approved by the unit manager or director. For Special Care Nursery and Pediatrics – the staff from those units will review the policy at the time of admission.

Visitors are not allowed if they have a cold, flu, or fever, or if they were recently exposed to a contagious disease.

Video Recording Policy

For the protection and privacy of our patients and staff, we allow videotaping and still photography during labor and delivery with the following restrictions:

  • During the second stage of labor (full dilation) until after delivery of the baby, with permission from the obstetrical care provider and nursing staff.
  • In the operating room during a cesarean section with permission from your delivery care team, including the anesthesia care provider, obstetrical care provider, pediatric care provider, and nursing staff.
  • Outside the patient’s room with consent of the nursing and support personnel to ensure area is clear of other patients.
  • Please note: These devices may be used before and after the delivery of the infant with the expressed consent of all those being taped and/or photographed, including all Lowell General staff and physicians.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, feel free to ask your delivery care team.

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