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Maternal/Child Health Home Care

Holy Cross Hospital offers a wide range of home care services for expectant mothers, new mothers and their newborns.

Some of these services might be covered by your insurance plan and others are provided on a fee-for-service basis. If you are interested in any of these services and cost is an issue, check with your insurer for coverage options. Financial arrangements with the hospital may be also available.

Maternal and Newborn Home Care
Holy Cross Home Care, a member of Trinity Health, offers high-risk prenatal services such as monitoring for preeclampsia, premature labor, betamethasone injections and IV home therapy for hyperemesis.

Our postpartum services include early discharge follow-up, maternal assessment, infant assessment, lessons in newborn care and lessons in self-care.

Our neonatal services include follow-up post-NICU care, laboratory monitoring, newborn jaundice education, breastfeeding education and support, medication compliance and home monitor support.

Pediatric services include postoperative or post-hospitalization follow-up; laboratory monitoring; enteral (tube) feeding, teaching and support; teaching and support for new diagnoses; asthma management; dressing changes; and physical, occupational and speech therapies.

For more information about Holy Cross Home Care, call 301-754-7754.

Mother/Baby Aides
Often women who are recovering from childbirth discover that they cannot do everything for themselves like they used to. Holy Cross Private Home Services, Corp., a licensed residential service agency (RSA), offers mother/baby aides to assist with hands-on baby care and household tasks including laundry, feedings, light housework and short-term care. You can schedule these services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We recommend that you make a reservation prior to your delivery.

For more information, program fees or to schedule a mother/baby aide, call 301-754-7780.

To learn more about Private Home Services, click here.

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