To find a physician or for questions   903-676-1000

Labor and Delivery

Located on the second floor of the hospital, the UT Health Athens Family Birthplace features

  • Nine large labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) rooms
  • A dedicated surgery suite for cesarean sections
  • Eight private postpartum rooms
  • A 15-bed, Level I nursery, if needed
  • Epidural pain management
  • Birthing classes
  • Lactation education
  • Interpreters and/or language access services

Making sure you have a special delivery

Our nurses are cross-trained in all aspects of labor and delivery, and moms have the same nurse throughout their stay, whenever possible. Our LDRP rooms are homey and offer sleeping accommodations for one guest.

Plan a tour or register at the UT Health Family Birthplace in Athens

If you’re in the process of deciding where to have your baby, we invite you to arrange a tour. If you’ve decided to deliver at the UT Health Athens Family Birthplace, we encourage you to begin the preregistration process.

Call 903-676-2117 to learn more.

Providers For Labor and Delivery

Teri Lynne Baumgartner, MD

Britne A. Curran, APRN, WHNP-BC

Francine McCain, MD
Obstetrics/gynecology, Gynecology, Women's Health