Maternity Hospital Tours: Top 10 Questions to Ask

Not sure what questions to ask? Here are the top 10, from the perspective of a Labor and Delivery nurse. Image by Decoded Pregnancy

Not sure what questions to ask? Here are the top 10, from the perspective of a Labor and Delivery nurse. Image by Decoded Pregnancy

Are you getting anxious for the big day? The day you become a parent is nearing, and you’re probably full of questions. How will labor begin? Will you have a fast or slow labor? What kind of room will you be in? Will you be able to take a shower or use a Birthing Ball?

With so many questions running through your mind, what can you do to calm yourself a little bit? Take a hospital tour! Just don’t forget to ask the right questions – and take lots of notes.

Maternity Hospital Tours

Most hospitals offer free tours for families who will be delivering there, but there are a few things to keep in mind when you are going on a tour, other than driving directions. Most important of all, don’t forget to ask questions.

You’ll have enough on your mind when you go into labor – the last thing you want is to go to an unknown place with no idea of what’s going to happen when you get there.

Be prepared with pen and paper – if you haven’t experienced ‘pregnancy brain’ yet (or can’t remember if you have or not) don’t worry – you will. Taking notes will help later when you can’t quite remember everything you heard on the tour.


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Write down your questions before you go on the tour – and ask your friends with kids what they wish they had known about their hospital before they went in for labor when you’re writing down your questions!

Don’t forget to ask your midwife or OB for hospital recommendations, tips and suggestions when it comes to choosing a birthing center – you can never have too much information.

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