Pregnancy is a time of great joy, and a time when your expectations turn to doing what's best for your baby. For decades, pregnant women have entrusted their health care needs to our hospitals. Offering the most comprehensive maternity and newborn care in the Pacific Region, our hospitals have been synonymous with quality care for generations of Hawaii’s families.
Maternity and Newborn Care at Kapiolani
Kapiolani has been bringing babies into the world for more than a hundred years.
Kapiolani is the only hospital in the state with physicians (neonatologists) specializing in newborn care on-site 24-hours a day. No one can predict when a baby will be born. At Kapiolani, physicians are already here – to provide babies with immediate care at delivery if needed. No other facility provides this level of care.
Because Kapiolani provides the highest level of care for newborns, many Hawaii hospitals and physicians count on Kapiolani when babies requires more intensive care -- transferring more than 250 babies to Kapiolani every year. Sign up for a free maternity tour today and see why Kapiolani is the preferred choice on Oahu for women and their babies.
Maternity programs and services at Kapiolani include:
- Maternity Tour – FREE
- Positively Pregnant Class – FREE
- Maternity Pre-registration Online
- Prepared Childbirth Class
- Breastfeeding Class
- Infant Care Class (includes Breastfeeding and Infant CPR)
- Free Mom & Baby Care Guide
- Pregnancy Information Center
- Baby Kit
Kapiolani Childbirth Education Classes and Maternity Tours: 1-808-527-2588
Fetal Diagnostic Center & Genetic Counseling
As Hawaii's maternity specialty hospital, Kapiolani opened the Fetal Diagnostic Center in 1990. It is the state's first obstetrical center to provide comprehensive diagnostic services for pregnant women. Its staff is comprised of Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists (physicians with specialized training and experience in the care of pregnant women and their fetuses, including high-risk pregnancies), technologists, genetic counselors, and clinical nurses, all dedicated to helping women have the healthiest baby possible.
- Prenatal screening and diagnosis
- Genetic counseling and screening
- Antepartum fetal testing
- Consultation, treatment and management
- Information about tests
- Chorionic Villus sampling
- Pregnancy exposure consultation
- Gestational diabetes management – Sweeter Choice program
Kapiolani Fetal Diagnostic Center: 1-808-983-8559