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Antepartum and Perinatal

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. As the state-wide referral center for high-risk obstetrical patients, the unit provides exceptional care to mothers from across the state who require closer monitoring and observation during their pregnancy and during their postpartum recovery period. The A4 High Risk Obstetrical unit focuses on providing patient and family centered care that is consistent with evidence based practices. Registered nurses received unit-specific training including NRP certification.

Antepartum (A7)

UAMS is the state-wide referral center for high-risk obstetrical patients. The Antepartum unit provides exceptional care to those mothers requiring continuous monitoring and observation due to high risk pregnancy.  The Antepartum unit consists of 13 private rooms along with a resuscitation area, and patient /family visitation area. The nurses work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team to provide excellent care.

Our nursing objectives focus on providing first class care that is rooted in evidence based practice and patient and family centered care. The patients and families are guided and educated on high risk pregnancy complications, antenatal and perinatal loss, fetal monitoring, and much, much more.

Perinatal (E6)

UAMS is a state-wide referral center for high-risk obstetrical patients. Our post-partum unit provides mothers with exceptional care ranging from low risk pregnancies, at any gestational age, to those mothers requiring advanced and critical care. Our Perinatal unit (E6) consists of 28 individual private rooms along with an area to perform routine care and procedures on healthy term infants.

Our nursing objectives focus on, and are directly correlated to, providing unsurpassed care that is rooted in evidence based practices and centered on patient and family care. Our new mothers and their care givers are guided and educated on parenting roles dedicated to fostering optimal mother-infant bonding and interaction, breastfeeding, safe sleep, Period of Purple Crying (Shaken Baby Syndrome) and much, much more.