Maternity Ward Amenities
The Women & Children’s Services at Mount Sinai aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Our signature services include online pre-registration, exquisite private rooms and various wellness treatments to pamper you in a family-centered environment:
Private Patient Rooms and Suites
The Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Center for Maternity Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital offer hotel quality rooms in the Klingenstein Pavilion on Fifth Avenue, overlooking Central Park, as well as the George Washington Bridge. Rich wood paneling conceals medical equipment that lends to our commitment to creating an ambiance for wellness treatment during your stay. Furnishings include luxury sleeper chairs to allow fathers or other family members to spend the night in comfort. Spa-inspired and decidedly female private baths with showers feature Italian glass tile, elegant sconces, and decorative mirrors. Rooms are equipped with internet ports to optimize your stay.
The Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Center for Maternity Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital offer therapeutic massages at a nominal rate. A licensed masseuse performs a twenty -minute massage for our postpartum patients, as well as infant touch therapy for newborns under care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. A postpartum massage helps adjust the body to prepare for the coming challenges and joys of mothering. Birthing, posture changes, breastfeeding, and carrying a baby may cause shoulder, hip, and back strain that can be relieved by the hands of our certified masseuse. To request a massage, speak with your doctor to obtain permission. The Guest Service Manager will schedule your nurturing touch massage during your stay.
Manicure / Pedicure
To pamper yourself during your stay at the Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Center for Maternity Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Klingenstein Pavilion, you may request a manicure and or pedicure simply by calling an internal extension 4.5570. This service will be provided at your bedside for you convenience.
Breast Pump Rentals and Sales
The Breast Pump Rental and Sales are located in the Klingenstein Pavilion, 1176 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, 4th Floor Room 52 The retail hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am – 12noon and 1:30pm – 3:30pm. You may call 212.241.2176 to schedule an appointment.
Lactation Services / Consultation
Our Board Certified Lactation Consultants routinely provide intensive breastfeeding classes for all the mothers and babies on each of the mother/infant units in the Lauder Center. Participants engage in breastfeeding skills, such as position, latch, and suck assessment. Through the class instruction and the excellent nursing care by the unit staff, mothers receive the help they need to begin their breastfeeding journey. Patients determined to need additional education and / or breastfeeding support will be evaluated by the Lactation Consultant staff. The Lactation Consultants will also see mothers with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery, when necessary, to provide breastfeeding education and support.
The postpartum units promote ‘Quiet Time’ from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. as a means for mom and baby bonding. A volunteer tours the unit prior to this to offer patients tea and cookies to set the tone for relaxing.
Baby's First Day Photography
To capture the memories of your newborn bundle of joy, the Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Center for Maternity Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital have partnered with Gaga Baby Photos. Brochures are available in the Klingenstein Pavilion admitting office, as well as each Mother/Infant unit. The Guest Service Manager will be able to advise you when the photographer is available for your no obligation photo session. To select from a wide range of packages, please visit www.gagababyphotos.com.
Laptop usage / wireless internet
Stay connected in the hospital with free wireless connectivity. Patients and visitors can now access the Internet using their wireless-equipped laptops and other wireless devices during their stay at the Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Center for Maternity Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital. We offer limited free laptop usage. You may request access to use of one of our mobile laptops units from the Guest Service Manager or Social Services.
Bedside Boutique Cart
During your stay at the Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Center for Maternity Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital, you will have the pleasure and convenience of a bedside mobile ‘boutique’ cart offering a variety of mother and infant care specialty goods. You may purchase from the likes of organic swaddling wraps, baby care soap, breast pump accessories and more!
Lori’s Gift Shop
The Mount Sinai Gift Shop is located on the 7th Floor, East Atrium in the Guggenheim Pavilion at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Operated by Lori’s Gifts, the shop offers a wide variety of gifts including fresh flowers, balloons, greeting cards, stuffed animals, figurines, home décor items, candles and lotions, and jewelry. The shop also provides delivery services to the rooms of hospitalized patients at no additional charge. Hospital patients also appreciate the selection of sleepwear, such as bath robes, pajamas and slippers. Newborn presents and children’s amusements such as toys and coloring books are available, as well as an assortment of magazines, books, sundries, personal care items, and snacks.
You may access the Gift Shop online to arrange to have a purchase delivered directly to the patient’s room – with no delivery charge. Orders are welcome 7 days a week, and no minimum purchase is necessary. The Gift Shop accepts Master Card, Visa, Discover, American Express, and cash.
Custom Gifts for Every Occasion
The Gift Shop will be pleased to prepare a gift basket designed to your exact specifications. Choose the specific merchandise you want or provide an overall theme such as Get Well, Thinking of You, or New Baby. A friendly associate will assemble and deliver a custom gift basket sure to brighten someone's day. Call the Gift Shop directly or visit us online to order beautiful fresh flower arrangements or potted and silk plants decorated with a gift bow.
Presents for New Parents
Proud parents also appreciate our tremendous assortment of baby items and hospital logo merchandise. Or, go online to create a baby registry to make it easy for family and friends to buy you the perfect gift.