PREPARING FOR BIRTH

PREPARING FOR THE BIRTH OF YOUR NEW BABY

PREPARING FOR THE HAPPIEST DAY OF YOUR LIVES

Preparing for labor and delivery may feel overwhelming. The birth of your baby is one of the most memorable, life-changing experiences of your life. During this time of your pregnancy and birth, we want to provide you and your family with a sense of safety, support, and compassion. 

To help you prepare for this moment, we have provided an array of resources for expecting mothers and fathers. In this resource, you will find information regarding:

  • What to pack for your stay
  • Signs & symptoms of labor
  • Relaxing, breathing, and positioning
  • Registration
  • Birth classes
  • Visiting hours, restrictions, and recommendations
  • Infant security
  • Pain management
  • Room policy
  • Breastfeeding


Download this helpful guide below - 

Preparing for birth of your Baby

COMMUNITY RESOURCES & FAMILY SUPPORT

If you’re pregnant, a caregiver, or a mom with a child under 5, WIC can help you get the right personalized support for you and your family. Resources, knowledge, and tools to support you. WIC utilizes federal funds to assist caregivers with a low to medium income with healthcare referrals, food and nutrition, breastfeeding support, and more. Those who are part of other programs such as foster care, medical assistance, or SNAP are eligible.

Contact information for individuals residing in Crawford, Richland, Iowa, and Vernon Counties please contact -  

BIRTH CENTER CLASSES

We'd like to congratulate new parents on beginning one of the most meaningful parts of their lives! Our staff is passionate about providing support before, during and after your bundle of joy is welcomed into your arms. Find out more about classes that are available to our community.

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