Admission/What to Bring

Please use the north entrance. An ambassador will greet you at the door and direct you to the Maternal Infant Health Center. Parking is available in the Emergency Department parking lot.

What to Bring to the Hospital
For Mom:
•  Your insurance or medical card
•  Childbirth education booklet
•  Copies of your birth plan
•  Lip balm
•  Massage oil or lotion
•  Camera (to capture those special moments!)
•  List of people to notify of birth
•  Cell phone
•  Baby book
•  Robe, socks, slippers, nightgown
•  Bras: If breast feeding, two nursing bras; if formula feeding, well-fitted maternity or sports bra
•  Shampoo, conditioner, comb/brush, other hair care items
•  Deodorant, toothbrush/toothpaste
•  Clothes and shoes to wear home (a loose outfit is best)
•  Items to entertain your other children
•  Copies of your Living Will and/or Power of Attorney

For Dad/Partner/Coach:
•  Change of clothes
•  Snacks
•  Change for vending machine

For Baby:
•  Clothes for hospital baby photo and/or for going home
•  Socks or booties
•  Hat or cap
•  Infant car seat (required in Illinois)
•  Three receiving blankets
•  One heavy blanket (for car seat)
•  If formula feeding: a pacifier, if you plan to use

During your stay, Passavant will provide:
•  Hospital gowns
•  Disposable panties/sanitary pads
•  Baby gown/blanket
•  Disposable diapers for your hospital stay (be sure to have a supply at home)
•  If formula feeding, ready to use bottles of formula
•  Wifi for you laptop, phone, or other wireless device

New Physician at Passavant OB/GYN

Posted on: November 17, 2017

Alexander Raw, MD, a faculty member at SIU OB/GYN, is accepting new patients at Passavant OB/GYN. Dr. Raw, an obstetrician/gynecologist, recently completed his residency in obstetrics/gynecology at the SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. He earned his medical doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2013. He holds undergraduate degrees in chemistry and biology from the University of Texas at Dallas. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Raw, please call Passavant OB-GYN, 243-8455. Passavant OB/GYN is located on the Passavant Area Hospital campus, east entrance.

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