Maternity

Al Amin Nursing Home is renowned for its exceptional obstetrical service with approximately 4000 deliveries per year in the Maternity Care Unit which consists of modern LDR’s (labor, delivery, and recovery rooms), a postpartum floor with a modified rooming-in system, well baby nurseries, and a Level III Neonatal Critical Care Unit which together make the Center for Maternal Medicine a Center of Excellence for the hospital.

The Center for Maternal Medicine is one of the most comprehensive of its kind. Mothers and their newborns receive special care from our board certified and internationally known Perinatologists. Services for prospective parents include:

  • High risk consultations
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villi sampling
  • Nuchal translucency
  • Sonographic evaluation, Doppler studies and non-stress tests
  • Genetic counseling and chromosomal blood tests
  • Co-management of gestational diabetes and other high risk conditions
  • 3-D and 4-D images available CD to share with friends and family
  • Lactation support services

Other features that make Al Amin Nursing Home a top choice for expecting mothers:

  • Newborn security system for you peace of mind
  • Baby care and discharge classes offered 7 days a week
  • Private birthing rooms
  • 1 to 1 nurse patient ratio during active labor
  • Rooming in options
  • Emotional support services
  • Preferred dining menu

Family Planning

Our contraceptive clinics provide: contraceptive advice and treatments, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, referral for termination of pregnancy and options counselling.

Our main contraception and family planning service is located at the hospital. We also provide contraception clinics at the hospital.

All our contraceptive treatments are provided on site

Our Sexual Health Clinics provide the following contraceptive methods:

  • Male condoms
  • Female condoms
  • Emergency contraception
  • Combined contraceptive pill
  • Progesterone only pill
  • Injection
  • Diaphrams / caps*
  • Intrauterine devices / IUD*
  • Intrauterine systems / IUS*
  • Implant*

Family planning clinic also provide a range of services including:

  • confidential advice about contraception,
  • the combined oral contraceptive pill,
  • the progestogen-only pill,
  • progestogen injections,
  • limited supplies of free condoms,
  • free emergency contraception,
  • confidential advice about Sexually Transmitted Infections,
  • cervical screening,
  • unplanned pregnancy advice,
  • free pregnancy tests,
  • pre-conception advice and fertility awareness information, and
  • Fitting and checking of caps, diaphragms, and coils (intrauterine devices, or IUDs).