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Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital Recognized on Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2024 List

May 29, 2024

Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital has again been recognized by Newsweek as one of “America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2024.” The awards list was announced on May 8, 2024, and can be viewed on

“We are humbled to receive this esteemed distinction again this year. It is a direct reflection of the wonderful care that our healthcare professionals provide every day to those we are privileged to serve,” says Vice President at Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Alesha Alford, DNP, RNC-OB. “We are blessed to have a multidisciplinary team that ensures our patients receive exceptional, compassionate care.” 

The ranking is based on three pillars:

  1. Nationwide online survey: Healthcare professionals and hospital managers with knowledge about maternity processes e.g., neonatal and perinatal doctors, nurses and midwives were asked to recommend leading maternity hospitals in the U.S.
  2. Patient Experience Survey: Survey of the overall patient experience in the hospital.
  3. Hospital Quality Metrics: Indicators relevant to maternity care were considered.

Based on the results of the study, Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital is ecstatic to be recognized on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2024. Statista publishes hundreds of worldwide industry rankings and company listings with high-profile media partners. This research and analysis service is based on the success of, the leading data and business intelligence portal that provides statistics, relevant business data, and various market and consumer studies and surveys. 

About Our Lady of Lourdes Women's & Children's Hospital

Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital, founded in 1983, continues its tradition of providing specialized healthcare services for Acadiana’s women and children. The hospital is one of the largest birthing centers in the state with an array of women’s and children’s services. Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s, home to Acadiana’s only Level III Surgical NICU and the area’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. We provide a full spectrum of comprehensive pediatric services with access to more than 300 pediatric specialists to serve our region’s need for specialized pediatric care. Discover more at

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Jenny Baudoin
Director, Marketing & Communications
Our Lady of Lourdes Health



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