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Our Physician Partners
   Edward Brezina, M.D.
   Suzanne Fiscus, M.D.
   Arthur Hanson III, M.D.
   Daniel Michalak, M.D.


Eastern Carolina Pediatrics
   Susan Andersen, M.D.
   John Buck, M.D.
   Mark Eldridge, PA-C
   Leesa Lawrence, M.D.
   Christina Poythress, PA-C
   Ketarah Robinson, M.D
   Julie Watkins, NP

Women's & Children's Services
Delivering only the best for you and your family.

Dr. Nadine Skinner
Women's & Children's Services
1705 Tarboro Street SW
Wilson, NC 27893

Numbers to Know

Make an appointment with your health care provider today to discuss your unique women’s health issues. We encourage you to make a list of concerns to take to your appointment.

Labor & Delivery: 399-8240
Nursery:   399-8246
OB/GYN/Peds: 399-8233
Wilson OB/GYN: 206-1000
Eastern Carolina Pediatrics: 243-7944
Kay Brown RN, MSN
WACS Staff Development Specialist:
399-8226
Mary Hunter Koster
Lactation Specialist:
399-8887




Welcome to The Birth Place.

For nearly 50 years The Birth Place at Wilson Medical Center has provided excellent care for women and their families.

We know that choosing a hospital to deliver your baby is an important decision for you and your family.

Each year, more than 1,100 babies are born at The Birth Place of Wilson Medical Center. It is our goal to pay close attention to new moms, dads and babies. Our comfortable home-like atmosphere is the perfect place for you and your family to begin.

The Birth Place has anesthesiologists available 24 hours a day for epidurals, so there’s minimal waiting for pain relief. We also have Cesarean facilities located in labor and delivery, and after the C-section new moms are able to recover in private rooms convenient for the family to visit. Central monitoring provides round-the-clock observation of mother and child while in labor.

Nursery
The nursery is specially equipped to care for newborns. New moms can room-in. Or, if mom prefers to rest, babies can be sent to the nursery and returned to mom for feeding. A bonding room is also available for new parents to visit their baby.

OB/GYN & Pediatrics
The Obstetrics/Gynecologic and Pediatric unit offer 32 private rooms, each with accommodations for a family member to stay overnight.

Our care includes, but is not limited to treatment and surgery of the OB/GYN pre-and postpartum patient. We are prepared to handle pregnancy complications, diabetes, pre-term labor, hyperemesis and PIH. Our pediatric unit treats newborns through eighteen years of age in everything from pneumonia, asthma, diabetes, GI viruses and other illnesses requiring treatment.


View our delivery suites

Take a look at one of our spacious delivery suites. It's important you and your support team feel comfortable.


Women’s Health
We believe there is more to maintaining good overall health than meeting your gynecologic and obstetric needs. The following are just a few health considerations for women.

1.   Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
2.   Pap Testing and cervical cancer prevention
3.   Self-breast exams and mammograms
4.   Safe teen behaviors
5.   Skin examinations & prevention of skin cancer
6.   Pre-pregnancy and prenatal care
7.   Breast feeding
8.   Nutrition across the life span
9.   Exercise
10. Menopause and osteoporosis
11. Depression (across the life span)
12. Child rearing
13. Healthy relationships and prevention of
      abuse
14. Alzheimer’s
15. Diabetes

Women’s & Children’s Services offers:
•   ACLS, PALS & NRP certified staff
•   Lactation specialist
•   Childbirth classes
•   Krames Patient Education series on Women’s health, pregnancy,
    newborn and pediatric care
•   Dedicated Labor & Delivery, Nursery, Pediatric and OB/GYN
    staff
•   Dedicated OB/GYN physicians
•   Dedicated Pediatric physicians
•   Newborn Hearing Screens
•   Cesarean Sections in the L&D unit
•   Secured Nursery/L&D units
•   Hugs infant security
•   Pedz Pediatric security

Beyond Delivery Through Adolescence
Once you leave the hospital, remember that Wilson Medical Center can care for your child from delivery through age 18, as he or she grows up. Pediatric and Children’s Services offer specialized care in a comfortable child-friendly environment.