Maternity Clinic of Erebouni MC has the highest III category, where observing a high- risk pregnancies.
More than 4,500 births are registered each year in the Maternity Clinic of Erebouni MC; about 27,000 women receive inpatient treatment. Outpatient part of the Clinic serves about 200,000 women a year.
The Maternity Clinic includes:
• Center for Women's Reproductive Health
• Gynecology Department
• High Risk Pregnancy Department
• Maternity and Postpartum Unit
• Department of Newborn
• Department of anesthesiology and intensive care of Maternity Clinic
The main direction of activities of the Center for Women's Reproductive Health is management of a group of high risk of pregnancy, prevention and early detection of precancerous lesions in women, infertility treatment, development and provision of educational programs for patients, family planning and others. Leading specialists of the center had passed their training and specialization in the universities of Harvard and California (USA), as well as Beth Israel Hospital (Boston). The Centre is working on protocols, developed in accordance of international standards.
In Gynecology Department the surgical and conservative treatment of gynecological diseases are provided. The high degree of skill and experience of department's specialists allow performing of complex laparoscopic surgery. The department developed unique methods of surgical interventions with conventional (laparotomy), vaginal and laparoscopic access. The department is equipped with modern endovideosurgical complex "Karl Storz" (Germany).
At High Risk Pregnancy Department is carried out the screening and treatment of pregnant with both obstetric and with extragenital pathologies. Contemporary medical science has developed effective and successful methods for monitoring of pregnant and prevention of preterm birth and undesirable complications. Therefore, it is important to early detect and identify risk factors, thereby reducing the adverse effects and to achieve a safe delivery. On average, the department examines and treats about 2,000 pregnant a year. In recent years, there is a tendency to increase the number of high-risk pregnancy that had appealed to the department.
In the Maternity and Postpartum Unit of the Clinic the whole range of high-tech obstetric care, that combines tradition of the classic obstetrics with the latest perinatal technologies are provided. The department is equipped with modern equipment for monitoring of the health and condition of pregnant women and fetus. There are individual maternity rooms where the pregnant women stay during labor and the immediate postpartum period. In the maternity ward more than 4,500 deliveries per year are provided. During childbirth in department is given the different types of anesthesia in depend on the state of the mother and the fetus, as well as new approaches to childbirth of pregnant women at high risk are provided that allows avoiding different obstetric complications. For the purpose of pain relief in childbirth is widely used continuous epidural anesthesia, which has a high analgesic effect without any inhibition of delivery activities, or damage to the health of the mother or fetus. Epidural anesthesia is conducted by highly qualified anesthesiologists that are fluent in this technique.
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit of the Maternity Clinic carries out the round- the-clock anesthesia and intensive care for pregnant women, women in childbirth and gynecological patients throughout Armenia on routine and emergency base. In the department are used all types of anesthesia (epidural, intravenous, mask anesthesia) in accordance with the indications. The specialists of the department are familiar with modern methods of local, general and regional anesthesia.
The Neonatal Intensive Care Department of MC Erebouni has been reformed and opened its doors completely upgraded, equipped with advanced features and new baby care products.
Neonatal Intensive Care Department is for those children who were born with complicated and premature births. The third highest status degree providing perinatal care of Maternity Clinic obliges the medical staff to be always ready to provide adequate medical care even in the most difficult cases. After the reorganization of the neonatal service, all the necessary conditions have been created in accordance with modern standards for the treatment and care of sick and premature infants.
There is also a Mother`s School in Erebouni MC where future mothers receive necessary advice on breastfeeding and newborn care.