Maternity Care (Katena Center for Mother and Child)
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Visitation Policy for Coronavirus
Updated March 26, 2020
- Labor and delivery patients, and their designated partner/visitor will
be screened and masked upon entry into the hospital and then screened
again upon entry into labor and delivery unit, and must stay masked when
a staff members and physicians are present in the room.
- Patients who have COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19, or are under
investigation for COVID-19 must remain masked at all times.
- A known COVID-19 partner/visitor will not be permitted into labor and delivery
or the post-partum unit.
- One designated partner/visitor for the entire stay in labor and deliver
- Designated partners/visitors must remain in the room with the patient the
entire time. No one will be permitted to go in and out of labor and delivery.
- Designated partner/visitor must use the bathroom in the assigned labor
and delivery room.
- We will provide meals for the designated partner/visitor. They will not
be permitted to go to the cafeteria.
The designated partner/visitor can stay with the patient until they are
moved to the post-partum unit. THE SAME POLICIES WILL APPLY TO POST-PARTUN, AS APPLY TO LABOR AND DELIVERY – Designated partner/visitor must stay in the room the entire time,
masks must be worn when staff and physicians are present in the room,
meals will be provided for the designated partner/visitor, the designated
partner/visitor must use the bathroom in the patient room, and the designated
partner/visitor will leave with the patient upon discharge.
Since the first baby was born at Saint Clare’s in 1953, we have been
committed to treating each new life as a blessing and every family as our own.
Today, we are proud to offer that same personalized care in our 48,000
square-foot Katena Center for Mother and Child at Saint Clare’s
Denville campus. The Center couples all of the high-tech amenities of a 21st century maternity unit with the classic high-touch values of family-centered
The team at the Katena Center includes expert obstetricians, pediatricians,
lactation consultants, childbirth educators, and highly-trained nurses
to provide the necessary tests, services, education, and resources essential
to new mothers and growing families alike. We also offer a full slate of
Maternal Fetal Medicine (link to section) specialists - including a board-certified perinatologist,
genetic counselors, and perinatal sonographers - to ensure high-risk pregnancies
are handled with care.
At the Katena Center, we are dedicated to the comfort, wellbeing, and privacy
of those in our care. Along with the latest medical advances, we are pleased
to offer 23 all-private Mother/Baby suites, family-centered support and
services, a welcoming staff, and well-appointed surroundings.
Among the services we offer are:
The Katena Center for Mother and Child at Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital
23 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834