Birthing at Wakemed Cary Birthing Pavillion

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital


WakeMed Hospital takes pride in its commitment to providing comprehensive care throughout the birthing journey. From prenatal care to postnatal support, their team of highly skilled healthcare professionals is dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of both the parent and the baby. The hospital offers a range of specialized services, including high-risk pregnancy care, neonatal intensive care, and lactation support, catering to diverse needs with expertise and compassion.


Wakemed Cary Hospital is located is located at 1900 Kildaire Farm Road Cary, North Carolina 27518

You can find detailed visitor information here.

Detailed COVID visitor information here (as of 5/2023).

Map of the Wakemed Cary campus can be found here.

Expectant parent(s) can enter the hospital through the dedicated Women’s Pavilion & Birthplace. Entrance 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Drive-up access makes the entrance quick and convenient. Family members can park in the hospital’s Visitor Parking Lot, free of charge.

Labor & Delivery is located in the Women’s Pavilion & Birthplace

If you are in labor: No changes to entrances


Dining Facility:

Hours: Monday through Friday

6:30 am – 2:00 pm
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hours: Saturday and Sunday

7:00 am – 2:00 pm
4:30 pm – 6:30 p

Located on the ground floor of Cary Hospital, Points West Café offers full-service, home-style meals, featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner options seven days a week.

The café features grill, entrée and gourmet pizza stations, fresh salad and soup bar, dessert parfaits and a wide range of express meals. For breakfast, Monday through Friday, diners may enjoy made-to-order farm fresh omelets, pancakes and french toast.

In addition to the grill, salad bar and entrée stations, the café showcases a "Chef's Special" each day.

Amenities & Features for Birth/Postpartum

  • Private labor & delivery rooms
  • Walk in showers
  • Walk in showers
  • Spa like tubs for laboring
  • Refrigerator available
  • Private postpartum rooms- Pull-out sofa for support person to spend the night, showers or spa like tub
  • Peanut & Birth balls available
  • Squat bars
  • Wireless monitors available 

Wakemed Cary is very welcoming to doulas


Other Information

Placenta Removal- You are permitted to take your placenta home but it must be removed immediately and you will have to provide your own container.
Typical Discharge-
24 hours after a normal vaginal delivery with no complications.
72 hours after a cesarean birth

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