Onslow Memorial Hospital has made great improvements to the maternity ward in the last few years. They have improved the quality of the nursing staff, which is the most noticeable improvement. Normal hospital stay is 2-3 days without complications. Your newborn can be kept in your your room or in the nursery, it's your decision. The baby does have to go to the nursery at certain times for check-ups. The nursery itself is very safe and they take many measures to ensure privacy. Onslow Memorial provides an environment perfect for bringing your baby into the world.