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Comprehensive Pregnancy and Childbirth Services
Having a baby is one of the most exciting and rewarding times in a woman’s life, and Toppenish Community Hospital is dedicated to providing expectant mothers and newborns with the finest care during this special time. Our high-quality maternity services are provided by obstetricians, labor and delivery specialists, nurses and other caring professionals in a welcoming, comfortable environment.
You’ll find the full spectrum of care from prenatal to post-partum care, including high-risk pregnancy care and advanced labor and delivery services. Our comprehensive care extends beyond delivery, with a full range of educational resources for new parents.
Toppenish Community Hospital's comprehensive care begins in the earliest stages of pregnancy, with prenatal checkups and services tailored to your specific needs. You'll learn about proper nutrition and work with your obstetrician to develop a birth plan, choose a pediatrician, and get properly prepared.
High-risk pregnancy care
Perinatologists (doctors who specialize in high-risk pregnancy care) are available to manage pregnancy-related conditions such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia, as well as provide specialized care for those with existing medical conditions.
Labor and delivery
Our state-of-the-art delivery rooms provide everything doctors, nurses and other maternal specialists need to provide you with excellent care. Experienced labor and delivery staff utilize advanced medical technology, and have the expertise to manage C-section (cesarean) births and other surgical procedures.
Caring maternity nursing staff members are available to provide breastfeeding assistance and education.
Support services and education
Toppenish Community Hospital offers a variety of classes to prepare mothers and families before and after the birth of a child.
Our highly-skilled physicians are all board-certified in Obstetrics and Pediatrics and are sensitive to each new mother’s needs.
The nursing staff at the Family Maternity Center have more than 200 years of combined experience and all maintain current certifications with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.
Physicians and nurses work closely together to monitor you and your baby during labor, delivery, and beyond.
Maternity Unit Tour
There's no better way to learn about our personalized maternity services than to see for yourself. We invite you to take a personal tour of our maternity unit. We think you'll find us well suited to give you and your baby the best experience. The Family Maternity Center holds monthly open houses on the third Tuesday of each month, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Meet our friendly nursing staffing, take a guided tour, learn about child birth experiences, and enjoy some refreshments.
Upon your arrival to the Family Maternity Center, you will be warmly greeted by our caring, dedicated nursing staff. Our #1 priority is to ensure that we give you the birthing experience that's right for you. That is our comittment to you.
Each maternity suite is designed to be family-centered; focused on creating a warm, private and friendly atmosphere. The maternity unit has eight private suites that are designed for a single stay experience; the mother gives birth and recovers in the same room while her newborn remains with her the entire time.
The Family Maternity Center's private birthing suites are comfortably decorated and designed to feel more like home than a hospital. Features and ammenities include: private baths, hardwood floors, soft lighting, flat screen cable television, spacious seating and sleep chairs for your support person or family members. Personable, Tranquil, and Inspirational...a warm place to welcome your new miracle.