Mother/Baby Unit at Saratoga Hospital

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A dedicated team of providers, our VBAC program and a variety of pain management options are just a few of the many reasons why you should choose our Mother/Baby Unit.
Our providers from Saratoga OB/GYN and Saratoga Hospital Medical Group - Midwifery and Women's Health Services have built a dynamic, collaborative care model so you receive the best of both worlds.
Call one of our offices to learn more or to make an appointment.

All Moms Delivering at Saratoga Hospital Have Access To:


 ♦  Our VBAC Program

We belive in offering as many options as possible, including vaginal birth after cesarean.

 ♦ Collaborative Obstetrician-Midwife Care Model

You receive the best of both worlds.

Our Neonatologist Is Our Chief of Newborn Medicine

Our group of neonatal providers deliver expert care, led by our neonatologist.

♦ Our Mother/Baby Education Program

From preparing for the birth of your baby to bringing your baby home, our team is here to help.

Options for Pain Management 

From aromatherapy to nitrous oxide (laughing gas), we offer the latest options to maximize your comfort. 

Other Services and Amenities

♦ Comfortable, private birthing suites, with overnight accommodations for a support person.

♦ State-of-the-art surgical suites for cesarean (C-section) births.

♦ Patient-centered, gentle C-section deliveries, including clear drapes that allow moms to see their baby's first movements.

♦ Mother and baby care that supports rooming-in, encouraging mother and baby to stay together and bond.

♦ Breastfeeding assistance from RN lactation consultants and a board-certified lactation counselor.

♦ Home health support for patients who are discharged early.

♦ Breastfeeding support group.

♦ Follow-up care and other services to help keep your family healthy.  

Postpartum Mental Health Resources 

We are committed to caring for you even after you leave with your baby. This list of Postpartum Mental Health Resources has a number of local and national resources available to you throughout the postpartum period and beyond.

Crisis Text Line
Text "Got5" to 741741

Emotional Support Helpline
1-844-863-9314 (8 AM - 10 PM)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-8255 (English)
1-888-628-9454 (Español)

NY Statewide Helpline
1-855-631-0001 or 1-631-422-2255

Parental Stress Hotline

PSI Helpline
Call or Text: 1-800-944-4473 (English)
Call: 1-800-944-4473 (Español)
Text: 1-971-420-0294 (Español)

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration


Saratoga Community Health Center

Saratoga Hospital Emergency Department

American Academy of Pediatrics 

Capital Area Postpartum Support

National Child & Maternal Health Education Program


Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders 

Postpartum Resource Center of New York 

Amy Knoeller, MD
Jennifer Kittell, CNM
Jennifer Lefner, MD, Neonatologist

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Our OB/GYN team includes board-certified physicians, certified nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners. Many of our physicians have advanced qualifications and expertise in specialized procedures, including minimally invasive robotic surgery. Every member of our team is committed to meeting your needs, answering your questions, and providing the best possible care.  

meet the team

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At Saratoga Hospital, our certified nurse midwives (CNMs) are registered nurses who have earned a graduate degree in midwifery or midwifery education, plus certification from the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Midwifery focuses on the understanding that pregnancy and delivery are natural processes, and that through patient education and patient-centered care, optimal health outcomes can be achieved.

meet the team


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