I did work in a hospital which had a camera on the baby which fed into the mom's postpartum room. This was back in the days in which a vag delivery was a 3 day stay (4 days if you could drum up a pathetic look for your doc
) and a c-section was a minimum of 7 days, but of course, this was WAY before they had webcams. If the baby started going down the tubes, or they did procedures that they would not want the family to watch, they'd turn off the feed.
Hopefully they'd do the same thing in the case of webcams.
I'm surprised that they would do this, in the days of HIPAA and all. Of course, it was mentioned that they were all private rooms.