US Hospital - 48hr discharge?!

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by austinsmom, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. austinsmom

    austinsmom Well-Known Member

    May 24, 2010
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    So, apparently, the policy at my hospital is a 48 hour discharge, from delivery. My question is, if I want to be discharged the same day, can I?

    For example, if LO is born at 5am, and has been checked over by the pediatrician, and I'm recovering well... can we come home same day?

    If LO doesn't show up till the afternoon/evening hours, I would like to stay one night.

    Do I have a say in this? :shrug:
  2. Love3Hope4

    Love3Hope4 Mama to 4 & 1 angel WTT

    Jan 4, 2010
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    I believe you have the right to sign an AMA form and be discharged.

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