Allina Health Home Health - Mother & Newborn provides a wide range of specialized home care services for women experiencing pregnancy complications, for mothers, newborns and their families following a hospital delivery and for gynecological surgical wound complications.
The goal is to support patients in the transition from clinic or hospital discharge to caring for themselves and their infants at home. Services are provided in the patient's home, hospital or clinic setting by registered nurses in the 11-county metropolitan Twin Cities area.
Antepartum (before the birth) services: skilled nursing care, remote or intermittent uterine monitoring, subcutaneous therapies for preterm labor and/or hyperemesis in pregnancy, hypertension monitoring, diabetic services, administration of progesterone, and hydration therapy. Fetal assessments include non-stress test and/or biophysical profiles (ultrasounds).
Postpartum (after the birth) services:mother/newborn skilled nursing assessments and interventions, newborn care, education and support for breast or bottle feeding, assessments of the newborn under home phototherapy, and lab specimens, including TcB or serum bilirubin levels and PKUs.
Wound care services: skilled nursing care for obstetric/gynecological wound care patients.