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Welcome to the Birthplace at Lowell General HospitalWelcome to the Birthplace at Lowell General Hospital

Overview of services and amenities available for new moms at the Birthplace.

Virtual Tour of the Birthplace at Lowell General HospitalVirtual Tour of the Birthplace at Lowell General Hospital

We invite you on a virtual walking tour of our Labor and Delivery Unit and Mother and Infant Unit. Tour the rooms, nursery and learn everything you need to know before delivering your baby at Lowell General.

Delivering Your Baby at Lowell General HospitalDelivering Your Baby at Lowell General Hospital

Meet our physicians and care teams, learn about labor and delivery and postpartum care, and hear from new moms about family-centered care at the Birthplace.

Joint Replacement Education Class

Are you having your hip or knee replaced?

Lowell General Hospital would like to invite you and your support person to our Joint Replacement Education Class. This monthly education class is presented by staff at Lowell General Hospital including post operative nurses, physical therapists, and nurse case managers. In this class, you and your support person will learn about:

  • What to do before your surgery, including information on pre-screening appointments
  • The day of your surgery such as where you will go and what family and visitors should do while you are in surgery
  • Step-by-step explanation of what happens from when you are in the holding room through the post anesthesia care unit (PACU)
  • What happens during your recovery including hand hygiene, pain management, breathing, circulation, and sequential boots
  • How to prevent falls
  • Inpatient rehabilitation incorporating both physical and occupational therapy and precautions you will need to take
  • Planning tools for case management and discharge planning, in particular providing information on understanding the difference between inpatient rehabilitation and home care with a visiting nurse and knowing which the best fit is for you! 

Class meets monthly, on Mondays from 4:00-5:00pm in Hanchett Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus.

  • March 2nd
  • April 6th 
  • May 4th 
  • June 1st
  • July 6th
  • August 3rd
  • September 7th 
Public Fee: FREE


To register by phone, call 877-LGH-WELL (877-544-9355).

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