North Central Bronx Hospital to reopen labor & delivery unit

The labor and delivery unit at North Central Bronx Hospital will be reopening its doors. Expectant mothers were transferred to Jacobi Medical Center when labor

Expectant mothers were transferred to Jacobi Medical Center back in August.

Expectant mothers were transferred to Jacobi Medical Center back in August. (11/7/13)

THE BRONX - The labor and delivery unit at North Bronx Central Hospital will be reopening its doors.

Expectant mothers were transferred to Jacobi Medical Center when labor services were suspended back in August, igniting a number of protests from both patients and nurses.

The city's Health and Hospital Corporation initially maintained that the closure was a necessary merger in order to utilize resources more effectively.

A spokesperson now confirms that the change will be reversed in the coming months.  

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