Advocate South Suburban Hospital (Hazel Crest) | BirthGuide Chicago

Advocate South Suburban Hospital (Hazel Crest)

Address:
17800 S. Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
(708) 799-8000

Hospital | Doctor-attended birth

  • Medium (between 900 and 1600 births per year)
  • Perinatal Level II

Outcomes:

Overall C-Section Rate (risk adjusted) - 25.1%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

Primary C-Section Rate (risk adjusted) - 13.5%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

instrumental delivery rate - Too few cases to rate

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

VBAC Rate (risk adjusted) - 9.8%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the HIGHEST
High
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
Among the LOWEST
low

Exclusive Breastfeeding Rate - 71.6%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the HIGHEST
High
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
Among the LOWEST
low
  • Number of VBAC deliveries per year- 8
  • Epidural Rate - no data provided
  • Overall Induction Rate - no data provided
  • Early Elective Deliveries - 0 %
  • Episiotomy Rate - 5.5%

Maternity Care Overview

High-Quality Maternity Care in the South Suburbs

Parents choosing our birthing center can rest assured that Advocate South Suburban Hospital provides the highest quality and most compassionate birthing experience in the South Suburbs. Our highly-skilled medical team and newly-renovated facilities offer a comfortable, safe and nurturing environment to welcome the newest member of your family – whether you’re expecting your first child or your fifth.

Trust us with your delivery:

  • Newly renovated birthing suites: Experience the birth of your child – from delivery through recovery – surrounded by in-home comforts, state-of-the-art technology and the people who mean the most to you.
  • Holistic approach available: For women seeking a birth experience with fewer medical interventions, our certified nurse midwives and licensed doulas support empowering, secure vaginal births. Call 1-800-3-ADVOCATE to learn more.
  • Superior care for newborns and premature babies: Our level II intermediate care nursery provides state-recognized advanced care for your baby and peace of mind for you.”

Welcome to our Women and Infants Center

Our newly renovated birthing suites are equipped with up-to-the-minute technology and modern amenities that maximize privacy, promote relaxation and remind you of the comforts of home.

Thoughtfully designed with your and your family’s needs in mind, each birthing suite includes a dedicated infant-care area equipped with the latest medical technology, a bathroom and shower, Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV.

Birthing accommodations also include:

  • Anesthesiologists available 24/7 to provide labor epidurals
  • On-call neonatologist consultations
  • Breastfeeding support to ensure your newborn’s nursing experience is a success”

A Personalized Birthing Experience

Our birthing center physicians specialize in obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics and neonatology. Together, they work with a highly-trained team of specialty nurses and clinical technicians to provide expert care for you and your newborn.

We also offer care to pregnant woman wishing to take a more holistic approach in their pregnancy and birth experience, including:

  • Certified nurse midwives. Considered advanced practice registered nurses, these licensed providers with master’s degree training are available to support vaginal births with fewer medical interventions, such as epidural anesthesia, episiotomies, and instrument deliveries.
  • Licensed doulas. These professionals provide women with emotional support, empowerment and security throughout pregnancy and can also act as these women’s advocates in the health care system.”

“Immediate Care for Your Newborn

Just steps away from our birthing suites, Advocate South Suburban houses a Level II intermediate care nursery, which offers superior care for newborns and premature babies.”

INSURANCE

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CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

Advocate South Suburban offers classes on a range of topics, including fetal growth, breathing techniques, labor and delivery, childcare and breastfeeding.

You can see a schedule of classes and register online here.

 

Last updated: January 22, 2021
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