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    NY Methodist Hospital
    NY Methodist Hospital
    Street:
    263 7th Ave
    City:
    Brooklyn
    Zip Code:
    11215
    Neighborhood:
    Park Slope
    Description:

    Pros

    · Close to home

    · Renovated labor and delivery rooms

    · 7 day a week lactation consultant coverage (1 full-time, 2 part-time consultants)

    · Hospital administration has paid close attention to criticism of hospital policies on PSP and has instituted changes including hiring a new nurse manager.

    · Construction of new postpartum floor is in the works (opening Fall \'07) which will allow more private rooms and sleepovers by partners.

    · Many good local doctors, including those that support natural childbirth, deliver there.

    · Hospital has a highly rated \"level 3\" NICU

    · They have a 12-suite labor/delivery/recovery rooms (3 more to open in Fall \'07) which constitute a  modern \"Birthing Center.\" Partners may  stay in the room with the mother throughout the entire  labor/delivery/recovery process.

     

     

    Cons

    · No overnight visitors, including partners, who must leave at 10pm.  (This policy will change when new wing opens, Fall \'07.)

    · The two private rooms cannot be reserved ahead of time (more private rooms to open in the mother/baby unit in Fall \'07)

    · Typical hospital food.

    · Numerous complaints about disorganization and lack of support of nursing staff. 

    · A number of complaints regarding excessive separation of infant from mother and disregard of \"no formula or bottle\" instructions.

    · Mothers not allowed to walk around holding infant.


    Review and Rating

    Reviewed by 2020Review
    On 12-Aug-2020
    Subject:  Review from the 2020 Birthing Experience Survey
    Comment:  Methodist Hospital birthing class - It was fine, it included a free breastfeeding class. I would skip the pre-baby breastfeeding class and actively pursue lactation consultant help during hospital stay, go to the breastfeeding groups, etc and seek help once you get home if it's still hard or not quite right.
    Reviewed by 2020Review
    On 16-Mar-2020
    Subject:  Sleep study for 5 y.o.?
    Comment:  One of my kids had 3 sleep studies at Methodist between 2009 and 2013 when she was between 8 and 12, so personnel have probably changed but perhaps the professionalism and tone of the place has continued. Everything about the experience was benign. She had no negative reactions to the process or her treatment by medical personnel, even though it looks pretty uncomfortable. Methodist required a parent to sleep over when a kid had a sleep study (probably pretty standard). The first time, I was given a bed in an empty room. The 2nd and 3rd time, I was given a roll-away in the hallway – not perfect but still a bed. (I once had to sleep sitting up in a chair while in the ER of another hospital with another one of my kids, so a rollaway was a step up.) Everyone seemed professional and nice. The sleep doctor we were seeing at NYU Medical Center in Manhattan had no issue with us having the study done at Methodist, which was more convenient for us as a Brooklyn family with kids.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 23-Feb-2020
    Subject:  Questions
    Comment:  I’ve been a regular at the support group and it has helped me. It’s a very calm environment in which to nurse and talk to other new moms. It’s also nice to have a place to do a weekly weight check and reassure myself that baby’s growth is tracking well in between doctor’s appointments.The LCs change each week but all have been very nice and knowledgeable. They moderate the conversation, giving each person a turn to talk about what’s going on with them. Everyone is encouraged to ask questions or offer any advice they have, then the LC usually adds her own professional advice.It isn’t a hands-on session, in the sense that the LC won’t help you fit a breast shield or get the latch just right, but it’s a good first stop to make if you have concerns. Here’s a link with more info, in case anyone else is interested: https://events.nyp.org/event/breastfeeding_support_group_6522#.XYb1xbqB6aM(EDIT TO ADD: Just saw [member's] email and I was sorry to hear the LC wasn’t great. Some have been better than others but all seemed non-judgmental, in the weeks that I’ve been. I wouldn’t want to go back either if I’d had your experience though. Saying this in solidarity as a pacifier- and bottle-using mom.)There is no shortage of app recommendations in this thread but I’ll chime in with a vote for pen and paper. We use some tiny notebooks that we set aside for this. So if you don’t find an app you like, all is not lost :) (September 2019)
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 23-Feb-2020
    Subject:  Questions
    Comment:  I unfortunately didn’t like the support group at Methodist. The other women were lovely, and it’s a free way to do a weighted feed if you’re interested in that. But I was pretty put off by the lactation nurse who ran it. She told us things like we shouldn’t use bottles or pacifiers at all—and that if we had to supplement we should do it with a spoon or cup—and warned me against contraception because it could affect my supply, all of which struck me as both impractical and contrary to what I’ve read elsewhere. I felt like she offered more guilt than support. (September 2019)
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 23-Feb-2020
    Subject:  Questions
    Comment:  The breastfeeding support group at Methodist is very helpful. I went for 2 months when I had my first child and it helped me through a lot. Sam, the lactation consultant who usually leads the group, is fantastic and it's also nice to hear about what other moms are going through. (September 2019)
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 22-Dec-2019
    Subject:  Pediatric blood draws, know a good lab?
    Comment:  We had multiple failed attempts to draw blood from my son when he was a chubby one-year old. Using a special light, the nurse at Methodist was able to do it on the first try.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 22-Dec-2019
    Subject:  Pediatric blood draws, know a good lab?
    Comment:  We also had a very pleasant experience at Methodist with my 2 1/2 year old. They were great with him and he was a champ. Went on a Wednesday AM around 9 and were in and out in less than 10 minutes!
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 09-Dec-2019
    Subject:  Pediatric blood draws, know a good lab?
    Comment:  Methodist Hospital were amazing. They have a special small room with nurses that just draw blood from babies/kids.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 28-Oct-2019
    Subject:  ER's for kids
    Comment:  I've been wanting to share a positive story about adult emergency care at Methodist since reading through this thread. Not to discount anyone's negative experience by any means -- my heart truly goes out to anyone who feels they or their children didn't receive adequate care there (I know that is a horrible horrible feeling) -- but because if you have an urgent medical emergency in the Park Slope area, it's very possible that Methodist will be your best option based on proximity, or that an ambulance will want or even need to take you there. And in those frightening situations, I hope people can find some comfort in the many positive stories about the level of care the hospital has provided to families in our community. When I found myself in an ambulance being routed to Methodist's trauma center last year after calling 911 -- 10 weeks into my second pregnancy and in the middle of what turned out to be a very time-sensitive life-threatening medical emergency -- I was concerned about the hospital's reputation because of stories I'd heard around the neighborhood, and it added another layer of fear to already terrifying circumstances. But the teams in the trauma center and ICU saved mine and my daughter's lives, and with a level of compassion and kindness I will never forget. The many doctors and specialists I saw during my time at Methodist were communicative, efficient, and thorough. They were very clear about how procedures and treatments would or wouldn’t affect me and my unborn child, and helped me make informed decisions with help from the OB department, as well as my own doctors outside the hospital. I’m still in touch with the resident who diligently followed my case from start to finish, and the nurse who supported me through 3 of the most difficult days I've ever faced. I still see the incredible pulmonologist who happened to be on call when I was admitted, and she has become one of my biggest cheerleaders through a long recovery. Meanwhile, my daughter is happy and healthy, and turning one next month. Anyway, I don’t say all of this to “recommend” Methodist’s ER for adults or kids (after mixed experiences all over the city I'm now very weary of "recommending" doctors or hospitals because personal opinions vary so greatly) or to suggest there isn't room for improvement, so much as to add another positive story that may help someone who finds themselves there by choice or not. If you are in a position where you are able to choose what ER to go to, I think it's probably best to follow the recommendation of your doctor, pediatrician, or EMTs, or to go wherever you are most confident and most comfortable. And no matter what hospital you wind up at, it's just as important to ask questions, do your own research, advocate for yourself as needed, consider second opinions and transfers when necessary, and tap your own resources for guidance, like your GP or child's pediatrician.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 28-Oct-2019
    Subject:  ER's for kids
    Comment:  I've only had to go to the pediatric ER at Methodist once, and we had a really good experience, under the circumstances. They were taken over by NY Presbyterian almost 3 years ago, and the doc we saw in the ER and who also did the surgery my son needed the next day was a Presbyterian doc and he was really terrific (Dr. Merianos). We also had a good experience in terms of nurses, social worker, etc over the few days that he was there. I only have the sample size of one experience and don't want to discount people's bad experiences there, but I am curious to hear whether people's terrible experiences happened before they switched to Presbyterian and whether that change has made a significant difference or not. I think the switch was around December 2016.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 28-Oct-2019
    Subject:  ER's for kids
    Comment:  I had a positive experience at Methodist with my daughter but it was after an accident where she was checked out as a precaution and I ended up needing to stay. My husband went with her to the pediatric ER so I didn’t experience it first hand but he felt confident in their care. And similarly, my daughter left with stickers, etc.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 28-Oct-2019
    Subject:  ER's for kids
    Comment:  We love Methodist kids ER. Been there too many times. They are quick and kind. Plus my kids’ doctors oversee pediatrics at Methodist.I find the adult wait times to be too long even for an er but still go there as my doctors have Methodist access - so they can easily access files, test results etc.
    Reviewed by 2019Review
    On 28-Oct-2019
    Subject:  ER's for kids
    Comment:  We found the environment comforting, the staff competent and friendly and warm. And my daughter left with a superhero care package, with cape and mask, and a giant smile.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 13-Nov-2018
    Subject:  2018 Birth Survey
    Comment:  Good overall - first child was excellent, this time around I had a long waiting time and some issues with my meals but the staff continues to be great.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 13-Nov-2018
    Subject:  2018 Birth Survey
    Comment:  The hospital was clean and ok. The rooms was small (the standard in NY). The people were nice.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 13-Nov-2018
    Subject:  2018 Birth Survey
    Comment:  Very good labor and delivery, so-so on the maternity floor. The only thing I would complain about is that I kept calling for a lactation consultant and they didn't bring one until the hour I was being discharged. That was kind of annoying. In terms of the birth, it was a fabulous experience.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 06-Jul-2018
    Subject:  2018 Review
    Comment:  I delivered at Methodist in March (also with the park slope midwives) and had a wonderful experience start to finish. The nursing staff was incredibly warm, the wait for an anesthesiologist to give an epidural was incredibly short after I requested it, and I ended up with no neighbor in a supposedly shared room for both nights of my stay. My husband was able to stay over one of the nights as a result. It’s worth noting that you can decline vitals checks at night if you would like fewer wake ups.The only negative thing I experienced was perhaps conflicting feedback surrounding breast feeding and formula supplementation. I did make use of the daily breastfeeding class and two meeting with lactation consultants, but couldn’t get a good latch for days. It led to some contradictory feedback from the LCs who said I should avoid bottles/formula, and the pediatrician who said I should just give formula. In the end, I was offered an electric pump a few hours before my discharge, which felt like a happy medium and would have been really helpful to have as an option sooner. I was seriously undereducated about breastfeeding before the birth though, so I think it was a combo of my own ignorance and mixed messages from the staff.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 03-Mar-2018
    Subject:  [April2018Babies] Birthing/baby classes
    Comment:  We took the birthing class at Methodist on Sunday and I would highly recommend it. We had a great teacher so I guess it depends who you get but the cost definitely seemed worth it.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 03-Mar-2018
    Subject:  [April2018Babies] Birthing/baby classes
    Comment:  My husband and I attended birthing and breastfeeding classes at Methodist this past weekend. If you're delivering at Methodist, it's especially helpful because the class includes a tour of the hospital's labor and delivery and postpartum wings plus info specific to their procedures. Our instructors were enthusiastic and informative! It was a lot of information to digest but definitely worth it!
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 28-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Thoughts on delivering at Methodist and any recs for OB affiliated with Methodist?
    Comment:  I delivered my baby at Methodist in April 2017 and it was an all round great experience. I did not take the private room, but was given a room for myself and the baby, as it was not very busy. The nurses were amazing and very responsive and I do not share the negative feedback some have shared here. The baby was delivered by one of the doctors from Dr. Guirguis' office and if you go with them, you should try and see everyone at that office during your pregnancy, as you get whoever is on call that day to deliver your baby.Also, this was my second baby (had the first abroad so no other comparison in NYC) and labor and delivery was super fast and I was grateful Methodist was only 5 blocks away, as I could never have made it to Manhattan or elsewhere. Left my house at midnight and baby was born at 12.41. This includes the taxi ride and getting to the delivery wing. I also liked to be in the neighborhood so my older child could visit and my husband could go back and forth easily.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 28-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Thoughts on delivering at Methodist and any recs for OB affiliated with Methodist?
    Comment:  I delivered at Methodist last fall with the PS Midwives and was very happy with my delivery experience. I was in labor for 3 days so the fact that I could go back and forth from the hospital so I could labor at home with ease was a big plus (was originally supposed to deliver at Lenox Hill). Since I was in labor for so long and went back and forth from the hospital twice I think I saw 7 out of the 8 midwives and they all were wonderful, especially Betsy who was the lucky woman who delivered my son. My son was also in the NICU for 3 days after delivery and the NICU nurses were INCREDIBLE. It was such a stressful time and to know that my baby was in good/caring hands for the hours that I could not be with him was so comforting. Also, strongly recommend getting a private room if possible.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 28-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Thoughts on delivering at Methodist and any recs for OB affiliated with Methodist?
    Comment:  I delivered at Methodist in 2015 and 2017 with the Park Slope Midwives and I could not be happier with my experience with the Midwives at Methodist. I believe that living in the neighborhood shaped a lot of my experience as well. I felt I could labor at home with more confidence. I also agree that they seem to be uping their ‘baby friendliness’. Good luck!
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 28-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Thoughts on delivering at Methodist and any recs for OB affiliated with Methodist?
    Comment:  I just delivered there in Nov and was really pleased with every aspect of the delivery. Could not have been more possible. I was induced which Was no fun but everyone from the intake staff to postpartum and even NIcU staff were really thorough, gentle, attentive and professional.
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 28-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Thoughts on delivering at Methodist and any recs for OB affiliated with Methodist?
    Comment:  I delivered at Methodist in 2012 and 2017. Both experiences were fine. For me, the convenience of the location outweighed any perks in Manhattan hospitals. I do agree with the previous poster that labor was better than recovery, but recovery wasn’t awful.I did notice a distinct improvement in recovery attentiveness and baby friendliness between my two deliveries. I felt that the staff was much more supportive of breastfeeding during my recent delivery. In 2012, the nurses were willing to help, but didn’t seem to have the skills or time—and the lactation consultant didn’t have much to offer. In 2017, the LC was much more informative and motivated and the nurses proactively checked our latch and had good recommendations for positioning.It’s possible that I was a better advocate for my care the second time around, but one of my nurses did confirm that they’d made strides in “baby friendliness“ in recent years. I also had a Saturday /Sunday recovery in 2012, and I’ve heard the staffing is less great on weekends.I recommend a private recovery room, if you can swing it. The shared rooms are snug. I used Park Slope Midwives both Times and recommend them without reservation.Good luck!
    Reviewed by 2018Review
    On 28-Jan-2018
    Subject:   Thoughts on delivering at Methodist and any recs for OB affiliated with Methodist?
    Comment:  I delivered at Methodist and my experience was mixed. The delivery team was excellent but recovery was pretty bad. We were lucky to get a private room so my husband stayed over to help. The nurses were very slow in responding to calls in the room (even when I was in pain and needed meds from a C section). They also only had 1 lactation consultant each day so she was too busy to spend much time with each mom, esp since she also had to run the breastfeeding class. My baby was crying all day and everyone just kept telling us it was normal, until we realized at the end that she was starved as she wasn’t latched properly (we didn’t know as we were first time parents). She lost 12-13% of her weight at the hospital. The facility was decent but I think they are understaffed.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 03-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Review submitted via the Park Slope Parents 2017 Birth Survey
    Comment:  Review about their childbirth class: The class we took at the hospital was just right amount of preparation. The nurse who taught the class was also really funny and made us feel confident about what were about to go into. The tour is helpful to visualize where you will be/ and what it will be like.Based on a September 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 03-Jan-2018
    Subject:  Review submitted via the Park Slope Parents 2017 Birth Survey
    Comment:  Review about their childbirth class: The nurse knew a lot and we went over the basics of birth and newborn care, but I didn't learn anything I hadn't read in my childbirth/pregnancy book. I also felt like the nurse who led it was really pushing specific ways of doing things, particularly getting an epidural, which I was not interested in.Based on a August 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Positive experience in triage and during delivery. Supportive nurses during and post delivery and fantastic team from all departments I encountered - from facilities to Lactation consultants.Based on a September 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  The Nurses were amazing here!! They took such great care of me. The birthing rooms and really spacious. The process to get a private room is a little crazy, but besides that we loved our experience here.Based on a August 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Methodist is great if you want to deliver nearby. I've had two births there and both were positive experiences. I've found many of the nurses to be excellent and the private rooms are nice and not too expensive.Based on a October 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Staff had good bedside manner. We had a great experienceBased on a September birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Great care, clean rooms, privates available and worth it!Based on a September 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Very little support for breastfeeding, although it is a “pro-breastfeeding” hospital. More like anti-formula in their policies. Their staff, while great, are stretched far too thin. Especially the Lactation consultant.Based on a September 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Parking in the neighborhood was easy. Checking into the hospital was also very straightforward. We saw a nurse right away when we checked in and told her about the timing of my contractions. It was a packed day, so we had to wait a while to get a bed in triage. Once I was cleared in triage I moved to a private birthing room which was big and comfortable. The nurses were all very nice and helpful on the birthing floor; less so on the recovery floor. The birthing experience was great, but once I moved upstairs to recovery it was like a different world. The nurses seemed too busy and were less kind and attentive. I also applied to get a private room and never got one even though they said our name was on the top of the list for two days straight. Luckily I had nice and respectful roommates.Based on a August 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  The labor and delivery nurses were all excellent, super attentive and encouraging. Once we were on the mother-baby floor, recovering, most of the nurses were also fantastic. A small number seemed less attentive, but overall the staff was great. I liked the lactation consultants, and when I couldn't sit through a class, one came to my room later to help me get started.Based on a September 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 09-Dec-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Go to Methodist if you're looking for a neighborhood hospital experience. It is a no frills experience but the doctors and nurses were great - I never questioned my quality of care. The rooms aren't super amazing, as I've heard they are at some hospitals in the city, but we were looking for something local and convenient and it suited us just fine. One side note, I found the lactation consultant at Brooklyn Methodist a bit too hard core. She actually said in the breastfeeding class they offer after delivery to throw out formula (granted, it was a joke but still...). I found her hard to connect with as a first time mom who STRUGGLED with breastfeeding, so I'm glad I hired a consultant separately once I got home. Beyond the lactation consultant, I found everyone very knowledgeable, flexible and genuinely interested in providing great care.Based on a August 2017 birthing experience.
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  great experience,all nurses were kind and helpfulBased on a june 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Amazing!! I was triaged and put into the delivery room within an hour of me arriving to the hospital. All of the nurses and staff were absolutely wonderful to my baby and I. They catered every need I had and were very diligent workers.Based on a July 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  basic, but supportive - trying to integrate more evidenced based medicine in their labor and deliveriesBased on a May 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Very happy overall. They had to prick our baby's foot repeatedly to test his blood sugar and for jaundice. Now I know I wouldn't have let them- it was unnecessary and you can refuse it. Also the breastfeeding class is bad- take one beforehand, somewhere else!Based on a May 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  I have nothing but positive things to say about Methodist. I had three trips to L&D triage because of some funky ultrasounds in the last few weeks, and everyone was friendly and efficient each time. My labor & delivery team was great, even though I was checked in on a very busy night and got literally the last bed on the floor--I still had an anesthesiologist in my room 15 minutes after I requested the epidural. Though our recovery room in Mother/Baby wasn't real deluxe, and the food was predictably lousy, the nursing staff really kept us afloat in those first few days with baby. They were wonderful.Based on a August 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Good / clean hospital. Everyone was very nice and professional. Private room was available when we went. Only complaint is the recliner for the guest, e.g. it does fold out but it wasn't very comfortable since it's not a proper cot. So my husband wasn't able to sleep at all.Based on a May 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Great Nurses! really loved the hospital experience. they took great care of me, my husband and baby. during labor they let me do intermittent monitoring and supported my birth plan. we also learned a lot from the nurses during our post partum stay which was great.Based on a July 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  I highly recommend the labor and delivery and maternity unit at Methodist. The nurses were wonderful! When my child couldn't latch due to a tongue tie, the nurses would help me hand express the colostrum! They were responsive whenever I buzzed for whatever reason.Based on a May 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Labor and postpartum staff are nice but this place is over crowded and under staffed. We waited 5 hours in triage to get a room when I was in labor.Based on a June 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 16-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Overall went very well. Most of the nurses that I had were awesome, which really makes the experience what it is. Labor/delivery rooms are big and wonderful. Postpartum rooms are shared and crowded, unless you pay for a private room (still small). But I imagine that's the case in most NYC hospitals.Based on a May 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 15-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  L&D nurses were terrific. I ended up in the recovery floor for my first night after delivery, and that was pretty terrible--the nurses there aren't trained to educate you about how to take care of your baby and one nurse stabbed me awake in the middle of the night trying to take blood. Once I got up to the regular mother/baby floor, though, things were great and the nurses really wonderful and supportive.Based on a April 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 15-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  Pros: staff was nice, clean, updated delivery room, private rooms are much, much cheaper here than in manhattan. The lactation nurse was great! Cons: overcrowded and understaffed! I was in triage so long by the time I was in a room to get an epidural I was almost fully dilated! I was also left alone in triage for long stretches (again understaffed). The staff that was there was excellent but I've heard from many other women with the same experience. The food was awful but who cares.Based on a June 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 15-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  No complaints, the delivery nurse was amazing. We had a private room and it was great.Based on a June 2017 birthing experience
    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 15-Sep-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the PSP Birth Survey
    Comment:  It was great! We got a huge private room and found the staff to be patient.Based on a April 2017 birthing experience
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