Labor and Delivery
Penn State Hershey Obstetrics and Gynecology understands that every woman has different expectations about childbirth and that each labor experience is unique. We will work with you to make sure your individual preferences are met whenever possible and provide you with the best possible care.
The Childbirth and Parenting Preparation Program offers many educational opportunities. These include prepared childbirth classes, breastfeeding classes, and parenting classes. All of the classes are taught by registered nurses certified in childbirth education. Registration is required.
Women's Health Unit
- Information about your stay at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Virtual Tour
Pregnancy Health Center
This interactive resource will help you learn about labor and delivery. Knowing what to expect will help you through this next step of your pregnancy. Find out what really happens during labor and delivery; learn how to recognize the signs and stages of labor; get an overview of pain management techniques.
- Items to Bring to the Hospital Checklist
- Labor & Delivery
- Vaginal Birth
- Cesarean Birth
- Pain Management
- Tips for Labor Coaches
- Group B Strep