About Our Birthing Center
Having a baby is one of the greatest joys in life.We would be honored to share this special moment in time with you and your family.
Harris Regional Hospital leads Western North Carolina in labor and delivery care, proudly delivering the highest number of babies west of Asheville, with an average of 650 babies each year. Our dedicated, compassionate, and expertly-trained labor and delivery staff offer years of experience and knowledge in caring for mother and baby, and a consistent reputation in local communities for providing expert care.
Exceptional Birthing Experience
We have taken input from physicians and moms, like you, every aspect of our center has been designed with patients and their families in mind. Our birthing rooms are designed to feel more like home making you as comfortable as possible. Each room has a private bathroom, comfortable furniture, a television, and free Wi-Fi Internet.
Your mother-baby nurse is expertly cross-trained to understand both parent and newborn needs, so your medical care is second to none. Mother-baby nursing improves the lines of communication between the family, nurses and doctors. Your questions are answered quicker and the nurse can respond to your needs more easily.
Labor & Delivery
Located on the third floor, services also include mother/baby, and pediatric inpatient units. The New Generations Family Birthing Center, a state-of-the-art family care center, also includes a new Caesarean-section operating suite, new heating and air conditioning systems, updated flooring and cosmetic features, and more.
Infant security together with providing a safe and secure place for our patients is of the highest importance to the New Generations Family Birthing Center. All main doors to the floor have alarms. We have an electronic security system to keep your baby safe. Two hospital ID bracelets are applied to your baby, in addition to one for mom and one for a designated support person (father/significant other). Infants are not released to anyone who does not have a corresponding ID band or to staff not wearing a Harris Regional Hospital picture ID badge with pink RN designation.