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Providence Maternity Center Expansion

The Mother-Baby Unit is only part of the new 85,782-square foot Maternity Center, which is designed to provide all aspects of maternity care. The Maternity Center project includes expansion and modernization of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit with 66 bassinets; the Prenatal Unit with 14 beds; and the Mother-Baby Unit with 31 beds. Construction began in January 2011 and will be complete in 2014.The ne​w center, opening in phases, includes:
  • October 2012: Mother-Baby Unit, which provides care for mom and baby after baby is born
  • March 2013: Newborn Intensive Care Unit, which provides care for extremely premature infants and babies who are critically ill or require surgery; includes private rooms and updated technology 
  • Fall 2013: Prenatal Unit, which provides care for women with high-risk pregnancies 
  • Fall 2014: Labor & Delivery Unit, which provides care for mom and baby during birth 
The center provides care otherwise unavailable to families in Alaska and all services are still available during the renovation.
Learn more about how you can support the project through community philanthropy at Providence Alaska Foundation.
For more information
To learn more about Providence Maternity Center, please call 907-212-3666. To find general information about pregnancy and other health topics, visit our online health library
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