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Women & Children’s Services Unit

Nationally recognized care for families welcoming new babies.

Nationally Recognized for Care, Mount Nittany Health Welcomes 1,300 Babies Annually

The largest unit of its kind in the region, the Joseph V. and Suzanne P. Paterno Women and Children’s Services Unit welcomes nearly 1,300 babies to our community each year. U.S. News & World Health Report ranked Mount Nittany Medical Center among its Best Hospitals for Maternity in 2022 and 2023.

Our Women and Children’s Services Unit combines state-of-the-art technology and clinical spaces with modern design and family-centered comforts that match Mount Nittany Health’s reputation for clinical excellence.

Fast Facts

  • Six private labor and delivery rooms
  • Two triage rooms
  • An advanced technology surgical suite
  • Level I and Level II nurseries
  • Eleven private postpartum rooms
  • Private lactation consultant area
  • Respite and amenities for partners, including sofa sleepers and refreshment area
  • Cozy family waiting areas
  • Parenting classes and tours of the unit
Typical room in the women and children's unit with a comfortable bed, couch, and space for the new baby
Women and children's members prepare to cut the ribbon to open the new unit