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We’re eagerly awaiting your arrival. DeKalb Regional Medical Center’s labor and delivery department is equipped to make your delivery experience a happy, healthy and memorable one. From a highly trained obstetrics team to a comfortable environment and caring staff, we’re here to help you prepare for labor, delivery, and your postpartum experience, all close to home.

DeKalb Regional’s Women & Children’s department participates in the Alabama Perinatal Quality Collaborative (APQC). The APQC exists to promote optimal health for Alabama mothers and babies by connecting key health and community stakeholders, sharing opportunities for education and training, and advancing the quality and safety of care through collaborative cooperation, evidence-based practices, and equitable approaches to care.

We offer:

  • Gynecologist/obstetricians (OB/GYNs) and highly trained maternity specialists who are committed to ensuring you and your baby have the best experience possible
  • Comfortable, private maternity suites
  • C-section suite
  • Family-centered care in which mother and baby stay together from childbirth to discharge. Couplet care is an evidence-based best practice in maternity care that facilitates family bonding, supports successful breastfeeding and increases patient satisfaction.
  • Wireless monitoring for mom’s in labor so they can move around freely
  • Skin-to-skin contact with baby immediately following delivery
  • Respect for individual birth plans, within reason for safe and positive outcomes
  • Breastfeeding educators available during and after your stay. Schedule an appointment after discharge from the unit by calling 256-997-2425.


Kristopher Weems, DO

Patrick Chargot, DO

Both doctors are independent providers on the medical staff.