Maternity Care—Patient & Visitor Guidelines

Important Information: 
Mom’s Place & SPecial Care Nursery

Please note that these new guidelines are subject to change if necessary.
  • We kindly ask all pregnant patients coming in to give birth at CMC and their support person wear a mask when entering the building, while staff members are present in your room, and when you are walking in the hallways.
  • Support people/visitor will not be permitted onto The Mom’s Place or Special Care Nursery if they have symptoms of illness (fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, body aches, loss of smell or taste, headache, vomiting and diarrhea) or if they were recently exposed to a person who tested positive for COVID-19
  • Patients will be tested for COVID if they have symptoms of illness.
  • You are welcome to have two support people accompany you during labor/birth in addition to your significant other/partner (for a total of three people). It must be the same two support people during labor/birth.
  • A doula is allowed during labor and two hours after delivery. The doula will be counted as one of your two support people. The doula must present with their doula certification
  • After you have recovered from birth, typically two hours postpartum, you are allowed to have two adult visitors at a time during visiting hours (in addition to your primary support person). Siblings will be allowed to visit during visiting hours after you have recovered. They do not count as separate visitors, they are considered part of the family unit.
  • After birth and recovery, visiting hours are 10 AM–12 PM and 4–6 PM.
  • Visitors must be 16 years or older to visit in the hospital, unless they are siblings of the newborn.
  • Please enter the hospital through the main entrance. If you are arriving between 9 PM–5:30 AM please enter through the Emergency Department.
  • Free valet parking is available weekdays at the main entrance.

These guidelines can be changed or adjusted at any time based on individual situations.
3/23/22