Hi ladies! I'll be delivering at University and was wondering if any of you could let me know about your experiences? Good/bad?
meggiepoo87:Wish I could be of some help but I'm wondering the same thing. I'll be delivering at University this time but my first was at Methodist.
How did you like Methodist? That's where I'll be and this is my first
I know what you mean @jrhaugastad!
All the reviews I see are terrible ER reviews....
I'm not too happy with the service I get and am still looking for another doctor. But I'm high-risk so I've got to be careful where I look, Hopefully they'll change my mind and I'll stay with them when I go in for my appt on Monday
I delivered there. It is a teaching hospital so there will be plenty of people coming in to check on you. I had about 3 people every time come in with the OB - a combo of med students and residents. That said, I did have a GREAT experience. At delivery it was just my OB, one resident and the delivery nurse (and DH).
The delivery nurses (I was there through 2 shifts) were fantastic. I have nothing but great things to say about them.
Most of the post partum nurses were great also- all except for my last one. I was there 2 nights and discharged on Saturday. Maybe it was just the weekend crew. Anyway, my nurse disappeared without doing my discharge stuff. The paperwork for my son was drawn up and gone over with us before he was even finished with his circ - very efficient had my nurse been on the ball as well.
Oh, do the babyU. You get a free car seat (convertible one up to like 40 lbs) and we also got a second one and I think we only paid $25 or so since we went thru the babyU. I also highly recommend the baby classes that they do - I forget the name but the one that costs. I had Marisol as the instructor and she was WONDERFUL! She is also a delivery nurse and as great as she was for the class I'm sure you would be so lucky to get her as your nurse!
If you have any specific questions, let me know. Hope this helps.
Oh yeah, the pedi nurses were good too. I wanted to EBFand they were very accommodating. One kinda sucked though. I needed to sleep so we sent DS to the nursery. She gave me a tough time because I didn't want him to have a paci yet or a bottle. She said if she couldn't keep him calm and she wasn't allowed to give him those things she'd bring him back. She managed and I got to sleep.
The lactation consultants were life savers! I dont know how many times they came down - at all hours - to help me. They made sure I knew how to work the pump before I left as well.
I honestly wish I could deliver at Methodist again. Unfortunately, neither one of the doctors I've had this pregnancy are affiliated with Methodist.
That being said, the experience I had at Methodist was nothing short of amazing. My daughter had to be taken to the NICU for various reasons. The staff was incredible. All of the doctors, nurses, etc were very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this hospital to anyone who asks.
I was in a car accident at 20 weeks and I had to spend the night at university. The triage sucked but once I moved into an l&d room it wasn't bad. The staff was friendly and the room was clean and big. Even in triage the people were nice.
I delivered at methodist though. It was nice too. I loved the staff with the exception of the LC. She wasn't very helpful.