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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.

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 & 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

Your Best Choice for High-Risk 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
36.589346
-82.253739
300 MedTech Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.337604
-82.402711
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.554013
-82.5548
2000 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
36.550567
-82.514645
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.307745
-82.38424999999999
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.709834
-81.97734800000001
1990 Holton Avenue
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-3111
36.877183
-82.755664
100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273
36.932107
-82.64380199999999
401 Takoma Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-3151
36.151398
-82.84599

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dr. Chris Metzger shares expertise, helps train Harvard endovascular fellows

As the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital is a training ground for some of the nation’s most promising medical professionals. But for a select few, training isn’t complete without a visit to Holston Valley Medical Center with Dr. Chris Metzger. ... read more about Dr. Chris Metzger shares expertise, helps train Harvard endovascular fellows.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Boots & Bow Ties set for May 19; event benefits Washington County infant health

Get ready to put on your Sunday best and kick up your heels for a good cause – the fifth annual Boots & Bow Ties event is coming up Saturday, May 19.
Hosted by Johnston Memorial Hospital Foundation and presented by First Bank & Trust Company, this year’s Boots & Bow Ties raises funds to increase technology, equipment and programs that support the health of infants in Washington County, Virginia. ... read more about Boots & Bow Ties set for May 19; event benefits Washington County infant health.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Ballad Health legacy systems recognized nationally for excellence

Mountain States Health Alliance named as a top quintile performing health system in the nation, Wellmont Medical Associates recognized for improving quality, reducing cost ... read more about Ballad Health legacy systems recognized nationally for excellence.