About Our Maternity Center: Quality Maternity Care & Services Deciding to have a baby is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, and selecting where you will have your baby is the next big step in your joyful journey. As the preferred destination for more than 5,000 Atlanta moms a year, DeKalb Medical is prepared for every type of delivery. In 2015, DeKalb Medical earned the international “Baby-Friendly” Hospital Initiative (BFHI) designation from Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. DeKalb Medical is the first hospital in Georgia to achieve this prestigious designation. In addition to the “Baby-Friendly” designation, the hospital was also awarded a 5-STAR Hospital Recognition from the Georgia Department of Public Health. You and your baby can expect only the best from our state-of-the-art labor and delivery rooms, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and our 24/7 onsite anesthesiologists and obstetricians. It's care you trust from health professionals (perinatologists, neonatologists pediatricians and a skilled nursing staff) who are working in concert to ensure a safe delivery. Housed inside one of the nation’s top hospitals, we invite you to learn more about our Maternity Center.