Mother and Baby
Frye Regional Birthing Center provides a variety of services for women and children from prenatal care and labor and delivery to pediatric care.
The Center pampers moms and moms-to-be with educational classes, private labor and delivery suites, mom and baby rooming-in options, mommy massages, and much more. You can even expect an elegant dinner for two to celebrate before you leave.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina took note of our quality and awarded Frye Regional Medical Center a Blue Distinction Center+ in Maternity Care. This national award recognizes our expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty care.
Explore Your Options - Take a Tour!
(Please note: A tour is included with Childbirth Classes)
Find out why moms love our personalized birthing experience.
We are pleased to play a role in this life-changing event. We have a caring staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, lactation consultants and nurses who are prepared to care for you and your baby.
Your Hospital Stay
Learn more about your Comfortable, Accommodating Hospital Stay
Birthing Center Services
The Birthing Center offers the following services to care for you and your family:
- Women's Care Specialists
- Labor and Delivery
- Lactation (Breastfeeding) Consultants
- Newborn Nursery
- Neonatal ICU and Pediatric Care
- Breastfeeding Support
Benefits of Breastfeeding
Learn more about the Benefits of Breastfeeding
Help Along the WayAt Frye, we will help you along the way as you prepare for childbirth and motherhood.
Classes and Special Programs include:
- Childbirth Class
- Breastfeeding Class
- Car Seat Safety Class
- Baby Safety Class
- Sibling Tour
- Breastfeeding Support Group
We would like to share with you in advance what you can expect as part of your labor, postpartum, and nursery care.
Free Tools Are Available
Be prepared for a smooth hospital stay and focus on what’s most important – those first few moments with your new family. Free tools are available. Go to Coeffective.com and download the mobile app to learn about practices that can get families off to a great start.
Important Contact Numbers
Your family may call your hospital room direct by dialing 315-4 and your room number.
Birthing Center: 828.315.2272
Well Baby Nursery: 828.315.3267
Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery: 828.315.3232
Lactation (Breastfeeding) Center: 828.315.3041
Hospital Main Line: 828.315.5000
Perinatal Education: 828.315.3104 (Childbirth Classes, Sibling Tour, etc.)
Nurse Manager of Maternal Child Services: 828.315.5287
Frye Regional Birthing Center
420 N. Center St. - 5th Ave NE entrance
Hickory, NC 28601
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours
When you come to the hospital on weekdays between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m., come to the same day surgery entrance and utilize our free valet parking service. After 5 p.m. and on weekends, you may be dropped off at the Same Day Surgery entrance and have a family member park your vehicle. If you have an emergency, please go directly to our emergency department (ED) and we will escort you to the labor and delivery unit if needed.
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