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Antepartum and Perinatal

Antepartum and Perinatal

UAMS is a state-wide referral center for high-risk obstetrical patients. Our post-partum unit provides exceptional care to mothers and infants while ensuring maternal-infant bonding thru rooming-in for stable infants.

Antepartum (A7)

A7 Antepartum unit is located in the Central Building on the 7th floor. The unit consists of 12 private rooms, as well as a neonatal stabilization area used to stabilize acutely ill neonates with specially trained staff. The A7 Antepartum unit focuses on providing patient and family centered care that is consistent with evidence based practices, and also cares for gynecological patients.    Registered nurses received unit-specific certification training including NRP, BLS, and fetal monitoring.

High Risk Obstetrical (A4)

A4 High Risk Obstetrical unit is located in the Central Building on the 4th floor. The unit consists of 12 private rooms, as well as a neonatal stabilization area, used to stabilize acutely ill neonates with specially trained staff. The A4 High Risk Obstetrical unit focuses on providing patient and family centered care that is consistent with evidence based practices, and also cares for gynecological patients. Registered nurses received unit-specific certification training including NRP, BLS, and fetal monitoring.

Perinatal (E6)

E6 Perinatal unit consists of 28 private rooms along with a procedure area in which circumcisions, labs, and other tests are performed on term healthy infants.

The E6 Perinatal unit focuses on providing patient and family-centered care that is consistent with evidence-based practices.  Our patients and their families are guided and educated on infant care supporting safe sleep and breastfeeding with 24/7 Lactation coverage.