The maternity center of DMC is 1 year old
The maternity center of the DMC started its operation a year ago, and since its launch, more than 700 babies have been born within the walls of the institution. The maternity center of the Duna Medical Center will continue its operation from the fall of 2022 with a doubled capacity, 30 beds.
"I am proud that, as a new maternity service provider, based on the first year of operation, 94% of our responding patients expressed their satisfaction with their experience with us." - said Anita Gurney, executive director of the Duna Medical Center. In August, Duna Medical Center conducted an online survey among expectant mothers who gave birth at them in order to review the patients' expectations regarding private obstetric services and learn about their experiences at the DMC. "The feedback from mothers-to-be - according to which their most important expectation is safety - confirms the correctness of our strategy, that we focused on the provision of safe healthcare services. We interpret this safety in a multi-layered way: in addition to physical safety - to which our complex hospital background contributes greatly - we also treat the creation of emotional safety as a particularly important goal." Anita Gurney added.
Based on data from the maternity center, 2/3 of expectant mothers had a doctor of their choice for delivery, and this rate was even higher among those who were preparing for a caesarean section for some health reason. Half of the patients chose a midwife. 29% of expectant mothers chose neither a doctor nor a midwife. "It is understandable that the proportion of people who choose a doctor or midwife is quite high, as mothers-to-be see that special personal attention is ensured in this way. At the same time, we find - and this is also supported by our survey - that parents with doctors and midwives on duty end up speaking just as positively about the work, support and sense of security of the professionals as those who had a doctor and midwife of their choice." said Dr. Géza Gerencsér is the chief physician of the maternity center.
Among the expectations, there is also the possibility of labor in water, which was marked by 14% of the respondents as an important expectation, as well as the possibility of vaginal delivery after caesarean section, which was an important aspect for 7% of the respondents. " Our 24/7 team of surgical and neonatal medicine specialists, as well as our hospital infrastructure, allow us to let the natural process of childbirth proceed undisturbed until a medical intervention becomes really justified." - added Gerencsér, chief physician.
Based on the survey data, in 2022 expectant mothers were the most satisfied with the work of doctors and midwives, as well as with the sense of security experienced during childbirth and labor.