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Our UWMC-Northwest Campus made Newsweek's exclusive list of the Best Maternity Hospitals.
Honored sites like the Northwest Childbirth Center achieve low rates of C-section, episiotomy & early elective deliveries, following crucial protocols to protect mothers and babies.
A panel of national experts advised Leapfrog on standards for excellence in maternity care, including achieving low rates of C-section, episiotomy and early elective deliveries, and following crucial protocols to protect mothers and babies. Though these are standards aligned with medical research and best practices, not all hospitals achieve them. The facilities cited by Newsweek as Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 are an elite group demonstrating excellence in maternity care.
To see the full list, which presents 231 entries in 36 states, categorized by region : bit.ly/nwhbestmaternity
To help readers make informed decisions about maternity care, Newsweek partnered with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance of U.S. health care facilities.