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Pregnancy & Birth

When you’re ready to start or add to your family, choose Ballad Health for one-on-one care that meets your needs during this exciting time.

With birthing centers throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, you can easily find the Ballad Health birthplace that’s best for you.

Pregnancy-related conditions we treat

Before and during your pregnancy, you may have a health situation that needs extra attention from the experts at Ballad Health.

Learn more about pregnancy-related conditions such as:

  • Gestational diabetes, a condition that can happen during pregnancy, where high levels of blood sugar affect both mother and baby
  • Preeclampsia
  • Multiple gestation
  • Preterm labor
  • Premature rupture of membrane
  • Cervical insufficiency

Services and treatments

Expect excellent maternity care at Ballad Health’s advanced hospitals. You and your family will enjoy private, safe and homelike rooms where you can welcome your new little one in comfort.

Enjoy top-quality services, including:

  • Birthing centers at convenient locations near you across the region
  • Breastfeeding services, including supplies available through Ballad Health pharmacies, as well as breastfeeding classes and lactation consultants/counselors
  • High-risk pregnancy care from certified perinatologists – doctors also known as maternal fetal specialists – helps manage the health of mother and baby, as well as genetic counseling and ultrasound tests to spot possible complications
  • Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) that give your baby focused attention from doctors and nurses who specialize in caring for newborns with special health needs
  • Prenatal classes to help you and your family prepare for baby
  • Postpartum care for mother and baby to make sure you’re doing well after delivery
  • Certified Nurse Midwives

High-risk pregnancy care

Choose Ballad Health for high-risk pregnancy services. The Northeast Tennessee Regional Perinatal Center at Johnson City Medical Center – one of just a few state-designated perinatal centers in Tennessee – and the NICU at Holston Valley Medical Center provide everything you need for the best possible outcome.

You’ll find maternal fetal specialists, Level III (high-level) NICUs and many types of doctors who specialize in caring for sicker preterm newborns.

 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Health’s network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

Pregnancy & Birth Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999
300 MedTech Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.336104
-82.4020472
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.5540128
-82.55483030000001
2000 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
36.5509222
-82.5143556
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
36.3077445
-82.38424980000001
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1000
36.7226195
-81.9117949
1990 Holton Avenue
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-3111
36.877183
-82.755664
100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273
36.931716
-82.6433645
401 Takoma Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-3151
36.1513976
-82.8459897

Newsroom

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lifelike childbirth simulator helps nurses, hospital staff prepare for labor and deliveries

Victoria isn’t attempting a world record. Her real name is Victoria® S2200, and she’s a high-tech childbirth simulator that helps healthcare workers prepare for labor and delivery events, including early labor complications, high-risk deliveries and postpartum emergencies. ... read more about Lifelike childbirth simulator helps nurses, hospital staff prepare for labor and deliveries.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Ballad Health’s accountable care organization generates savings for fifth year in a row

AnewCare Collaborative – Ballad Health’s accountable care organization – is one of only 21 accountable care organizations in the country to generate savings for the fifth year in a row, according to results released recently by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. ... read more about Ballad Health’s accountable care organization generates savings for fifth year in a row.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Ballad Health Foundation to offer free vision care to qualifying community members

Ballad Health Foundation is partnering with local optometrists and opticians to provide free vision care – which includes glasses – to qualifying community members. All applications need to be turned in on October 11 at Laughlin’s main lobby between 8-11 a.m.  ... read more about Ballad Health Foundation to offer free vision care to qualifying community members.