Wait times represent the average estimated length of time from registration to being assigned a "first provider" (a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant). Times displayed for Atlantic Health Systems are:

  • Reported as an average of wait times for the previous 2 hours of patients that have presented to the emergency department and have been seen by a provider
  • Refreshed at least every 15 minutes

Many circumstances can affect wait times - for example, patients arriving by ambulance or with life-threatening injuries or illnesses. Patients with severe conditions will be seen before those with less-serious problems or ailments. These times are provided for informational purposes only and cannot be guaranteed upon arrival.

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What to Bring to the Maternity Center

If you are giving birth at an Atlantic Health System maternity center, we recommend you bring the following items for yourself, your newborn and your partner:

For Moms:

During your stay at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, or Chilton Medical Center we will provide a hospital gown and disposable underwear and peripads for after your delivery. After the initial delivery period, most women prefer the comfort of their own items. You may want to pack a small bag with:

  • Brush or a comb
  • Shampoo and conditioner and other hair products
  • Lip balm
  • Sleepwear/underwear/bra (regular or nursing bra)
  • Daywear (such as sweat pants and a shirt that has buttons on the front)
  • Hair ties
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers or slip on shoes
  • Socks
  • Pillow
  • Outfit to wear home from the hospital
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Cosmetics or other toiletries
  • Contact lens supplies and back up glasses

For Baby:

During your baby’s stay, we will provide disposable diapers, T-shirts and blankets. When it’s time to take the baby home, you’ll want to have:

  • Outfit to go home in that includes T-shirt, socks and hat
  • Receiving blanket
  • Bunting/coat or warm blanket for cold weather
  • Car seat (leave the box at home, read and bring in the instructions)
  • Pediatrician's name, phone number and address

For Partners:

  • Night wear
  • Toothbrush and other toiletries
  • Snacks for your support person

Other Items to Consider:

  • List of telephone numbers of people you will want to call
  • Camera or video camera (charged, new batteries)
  • Extra film or memory card

Please leave all your valuables at home.