We know you’re busy planning for your new arrival, and there are many decisions to be made. At Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place, we want to make sure deciding on where to have your baby is an easy choice. Our goal is to make your birth experience as special and memorable as you could hope for as you welcome your new baby to the world.
Located on the third floor of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place is a very special place, designed for a very special time in your life. From the moment you arrive, we are committed to providing you with the experience you desire, making sure you feel comfortable and cared for, and keeping the health and safety of you and your baby as our top priorities.
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place offers a broad spectrum of obstetric and neonatal services to ensure the highest level of care for you and your baby. In partnership with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, we offer one of only 13 state-approved Level III Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers (RPICC). Our perinatologists and neonatologists specialize in providing care for women with a high-risk pregnancy and for newborns with special health needs, such as a critical illness or low birth weight.
Certified nurse midwives offer a full continuum of obstetrics care to partner with you throughout your journey, including:
At Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place, we have created an environment to help make your birth experience everything you wish for. Keeping your comfort in mind, we have incorporated special amenities, such as valet parking, private family rooms and large screen TVs, as well as all the medical equipment and services needed to ensure the safe delivery and care of your new baby. Our accommodations include:
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place offers a full range of perinatal services to pregnant women with high-risk diagnoses and obstetric concerns. Our team of perinatologists and neonatologists and full support staff work collaboratively to ensure the best outcome for mom and baby. As a Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center, we provide expertise in special care for women with a high-risk pregnancy. We understand the anxiety that can come with receiving a high-risk pregnancy diagnosis. No matter what condition you may be facing, we are here to help you feel at ease and walk with you each step of the way. We are fully committed to a successful, healthy pregnancy and delivery for you, your baby and your family.
RPICC is a regionalized healthcare delivery system designed to deliver optimal medical care to high-risk pregnant women and a full range of neonatal intensive care services.
While most births occur without complications, sometimes a newborn infant will need extra help in transitioning to their new world. A difficult delivery, premature birth, birth defects or other special needs may present challenges for a baby and require specialized care. At Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place, we have experts in caring for newborns with special health needs, such as critical illness or low birth weight. Your baby also has close and immediate access to more advanced intensive care, if needed.
Infants needing specialized care may be transferred to the NICU at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, a partner with Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place. This NICU is located just a few floors and a short elevator ride from our delivery suites. Together with the most advanced technology, the NICU team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is specially trained and experienced in caring for critically ill or premature babies. The NICU is staffed around the clock by a compassionate group of expert nurses and doctors dedicated to the needs of newborns and parents. The NICU provides care for many newborn conditions, including:
You can be assured that a focus on safety is our top priority, especially as you plan to welcome a new member to your family. As we continue to take precautions to create safe environments, we are now offering virtual childbirth education classes, at no cost, so you can relax as you prepare for your new arrival. Real-times classes accessed through the Google Meet platform allow for convenience and flexibility, while minimizing the need for travel and in-person interaction.
At Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place, we know that becoming a new mom is a life-changing event. Whether you need support in learning new skills, managing new emotions or adjusting to a new lifestyle, it’s important to reach out and get the help you need. The following resources are designed to help give you and your new family the resources you need:
We offer a variety of prenatal classes, including childbirth education, newborn care and breastfeeding education. Virtual, real-time classes are now being offered.
We invite you and your support person to join us for a tour of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place. To learn about your upcoming stay with us, you’ll attend a short presentation in our Hough Education and Conference Center, then tour:
Our certified lactation consultants are here to educate and guide moms to a successful breastfeeding experience for mom and baby. Whether you request a one-on-one consultation, attend a prenatal breastfeeding class or join a support group, we’ll help empower you to make decisions that work for you and your baby.
Held at 10:00 am every Tuesday, moms and babies are invited to join a special support group created just for growing families. These informative meetings give moms the opportunity to share ideas, concerns and helpful tips on how to balance and adjust to life with a new family member. Healthy babies from newborn to walking age are welcome. Meetings are free, and no registration is required.
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place
550 6th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701