Highest Level of Care for Mother and Baby

Good Samaritan University Hospital's labor and delivery physicians, nurses and support staff are dedicated to the mother and newborn's well-being. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Our hospital offers:

  • A Level III NICU—the highest level NICU on the south shore of Suffolk County. Level III units offer 24/7 coverage by neonatologists and are supported by pediatric specialists.
  • Maternal fetal medicine program for expectant mothers who have been classified with a high-risk pregnancy. Includes a "tele-mommies" service that monitors patients in real time.
  • St. Anne Outpatient Lactation Clinic provides lactation support and care for women who are breastfeeding.

Classes at Good Samaritan University Hospital (West Islip, NY)

Register for one or more of Good Samaritan University Hospital's classes

Programs offered include:

  • Caring for your baby
  • Breastfeeding your baby
  • Breastfeeding cafe
  • "First time around" prepared childbirth class (Lamaze)
  • "Second time around" prepared childbirth class (Lamaze)
  • Breast pump rentals
  • Infant massage
  • Maternity tours
  • Grandparents class
  • Big brother, big sister class
  • Early pregnancy classes
  • Mother's Circle of Hope
  • New mother gathering place

Good Samaritan University Hospital offers free–anytime, anywhere–online parent education designed to give convenient access to valuable information from the comfort of home. This educational program, powered by YoMingo®, includes the tools and support needed at every stage during pregnancy. It is available in 13 languages.

YoMingo® gives access to:

  • Information on prenatal care, labor and birth, adjusting to parenthood, breastfeeding, and newborn care with videos and interactive tools
  • List of available classes and support groups
  • Kick counter, contraction timer, personal journal, feeding log, immunization log and other useful tools

YoMingo® is available on any device with an internet connection and can be downloaded on a mobile app store by searching for “myYoMingo.”

Register for YoMingo®

Catholic Health's Women's Heart Wellness Program

Helps women of childbearing age decrease their risk for cardiovascular disease.

Maternity Services

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Good Samaritan University Hospital

West Islip, NY Hospital