Why Choose Stamford Health

When you’re ready to have a baby, Stamford Health provides you with a meaningful, safe, and compassionate experience.

We’re proud to offer comprehensive care throughout your entire pregnancy journey. When necessary, our physicians will collaborate with maternal-fetal medicine specialists, geneticists, and other specialists to provide the most informed care. During labor, our team will enthusiastically work alongside your care partner whether that is a doula, significant other, friend, or family member.

Stamford Hospital is staffed 24/7 by in-house OB-GYNs (also called hospitalists), who are available to all patients during the birthing process. If for some reason, your OB-GYN is not able to provide care, our expert physicians are here for you.

Welcome your newborn in one of our spacious, well-equipped birthing rooms with state-of-the-art medical equipment to help make your experience as comfortable as possible.

Named A Best Hospital For Maternity 2024 By U.S. News & World Report

In addition to being recognized as a U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital in seven areas, Stamford Hospital is the only hospital in Fairfield County to be recognized as a Best Hospital for Maternity in 2024.


Support & Care For Every Part Of Your Journey

Stamford Health provides support before conception, during pregnancy, and through the months following delivery. No matter how uncomplicated or high-risk a pregnancy may be, our OB-GYNs and nurses will work with you one-on-one to develop a personalized care plan.


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It’s true there’s no handbook on having children, but we offer several classes on childbirth, breastfeeding, infant safety, and more to help you prepare.
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See our beautiful and modern birthing and postpartum rooms, plus learn about the perks of delivering at Stamford Health.
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You’ll feel the care and support of our staff, plus your loved ones, with our celebratory meals for new parents, lactation support for nursing parents, and pediatricians and obstetricians providing around-the-clock support.

What It’s Like To Deliver At Stamford Health



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LABOR & DELIVERY SUITES

Our spacious, well-equipped birthing rooms will feature state-of-the-art medical equipment and technology to help make your experience as comfortable as possible.

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CELEBRATION MEAL

Enjoy your first evening as a new parent with a delicious, upscale meal delivered bedside for you and your care partner.

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24/7 SUPPORT

Our labor and delivery and maternity floors are staffed every day, all day with in-house OB-GYNs and nurses to care for you and baby.

Meet Our Doctors

Elisabeth A. Aronow
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 276-4282

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Sara L. Coca
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 276-4282

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Colleen  Delaney
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 637-3337

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Carol A. Fucigna
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 276-4282

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Stephen M. Gallousis
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 276-4282

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Shehzeen A Kamil
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 276-4282

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Elana  Peck
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 637-3337

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Janine M Popot
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 276-4282

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Russell F Turk
Obstetrics and Gynecology

(203) 637-3337

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

While you likely didn’t plan for your newborn to stay in the NICU, rest assured that our team at the Cohen Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is here for you and your baby. Our level III facility offers the most advanced platform of care in the region with experienced neonatologists, nurses, and pediatric specialists.



Maternity Services FAQs

  • What services does Stamford Health offer during the labor and delivery process?
    At Stamford Health, we provide a comprehensive range of services during labor and delivery. Our state-of-the-art birthing facilities are equipped to offer labor and delivery support, including expert obstetric care, pain management options, and private birthing suites. Our skilled health care professionals are here to ensure a safe and comfortable birthing experience for you and your baby.
  • How can you choose an OB-GYN for prenatal care at Stamford Health, and what are the available options?
    Choosing an OB-GYN for prenatal care at Stamford Health is a personalized process. You have the flexibility to select an OB-GYN from our team of experienced professionals who aligns with your preferences and values regarding childbirth. We offer a choice of OB-GYNs specializing in various aspects of women's health to provide personalized care.
  • How do you know if your OB-GYN delivers at Stamford Health?
    You can find out if your OB-GYN delivers at Stamford Health by reaching out to your chosen health care provider’s office. They will be able to confirm their affiliation with our hospital and whether they deliver at our facilities. Our team collaborates closely with a network of OB-GYNs to ensure the best care for you.
  • How do I request to deliver at Stamford Health?
    To request to deliver at Stamford Health, simply inform your OB-GYN during your prenatal care appointments. They will coordinate with our labor and delivery team to ensure your birth plan aligns with your wishes. If you haven't selected an OB-GYN yet, we can assist you in finding a suitable health care provider to meet your needs.
  • Can you provide information about the childbirth and new parent classes offered at Stamford Health?
    Certainly! Stamford Health offers a range of childbirth and new parent classes designed to prepare you for pregnancy, labor, and the early stages of parenthood. These classes cover various topics, including prenatal education, birthing techniques, breastfeeding, and infant care. We are committed to providing comprehensive education and support to help you feel confident and prepared for this transformative journey. For details on class schedules and registration, please visit our list of available classes or contact our maternity services department.



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