Norwood Hospital to Host “Thinking About Becoming Pregnant?” Event

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Norwood, MA ─ For local couples preparing to start or expand their families, Norwood Hospital is offering special presentations twice this spring to answer their questions. The hospital’s five obstetricians and nurse leaders will be on hand to address common issues about pregnancy.  The events will be held on Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 pm in the hospital’s Abraham-Sieracki Conference Room.

“Having a child is a very big decision.  We are here to help women and their partners navigate some of the choices they have.  We are pleased to let local couples know about the many resources available to them right here in Norwood,” said John H. Al-Jamal, MD, FACOG, chief of obstetrics/gynecology at the hospital.

In addition to meeting with physicians and nurses, couples will be able to tour the Small Miracles Maternity Unit, learn about childbirth education opportunities and hear about additional resources the hospital offers such as Children’s Hospital Boston pediatricians, and its maternal fetal medicine specialist. They will also hear from new parents who have recently delivered their babies at Norwood Hospital and receive tips for a healthy pre-pregnancy lifestyle.  Parking is free and light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP for this event, please call DoctorFinder at 800-488-5959 by April 23rd for the April 25th session and by May 1st for the May 3rd session. You are welcome to leave questions in advance for the physicians, or simply bring them the night of the event.  For more information about maternity services atNorwood Hospital, please visit

About Norwood Hospital

The 264-bed Norwood Hospital, provides emergency, cardiology, advanced surgical, endoscopic, psychiatric, OB/GYN and Children’s Hospital Boston pediatric services and is a member of Steward Health Care. Information about Norwood Hospital’s programs and services is available at

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the largest community-based accountable care organization and community hospital network in New England.  Headquartered inBoston, Steward has more than 13,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in 85 communities.  Hospitals in the system include Saint Anne’s in Fall River, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Norwood Hospital, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital in Taunton and Quincy Medical Center. Other Steward Health Care entities include Steward Physician Network, Steward Home Care, which also provides hospice services, Labouré College, and Por Cristo.   Further information is available at

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