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Ask an expert: Benefits of berries

Q: Can berries really help to reduce my cholesterol?

Answer provided by Maureen Sprague and Kelly Chambers, clinical dietitians, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.

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Well child checklist-Spanish

Una lista de los cuestionarios de desarrollo desde el nacimiento hasta los 21 años.

Well child checklist

A list of developmental questionnaires from birth to age 21.

Important phone numbers: Women and children's services

Find contact information for family maternity centers, NICU, breastfeeding assistance, parenting classes and more.

How Do I enroll my child in my health insurance?

Within 30 days after your baby’s birth, you will be required to separately enroll your baby in an insurance plan.

Postpartum Guide

The postpartum time brings many physical and emotional changes. This guide will help answer questions about the changes in your body and about your postpartum care. It is not meant as a substitute for professional medical care. If you have questions or concerns, be sure to talk with your doctor, nurse midwife or family maternity nurse.

Postpartum Guide (En espanol)

El tiempo posparto trae consigo muchos cambios tanto físicos como emocionales. La presente guía le ayudará a contestar preguntas sobre dichos cambios en su cuerpo así como de su atención posparto. 

Preparing for your delivery: Resources for new mothers and families

Ready to have your baby? Here's everything you'll need to prepare for delivery at a Providence hospital or medical center.

Maternity Welcome Guide

Congratulations! This is a very exciting time in your life. To help with your questions, this booklet will give information Providence services, childbirth and parenting classes, tips on selecting a physician for your baby, information on our breastfeeding clinics and more.

M-CHAT Questionnaire

The M-CHAT is one of the recommended autism screening tools recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Things you want your health provider to know when preparing to have a baby

The birth of every baby is a unique and special event. If you tell us what is important to you in making this event the personal experience you want it to be, we will help you create the environment you want. 

Welcome guide – What to expect when delivering at Providence

It's natural to have questions about childbirth. Here is a list of frequently asked questions about delivering at Providence.

Childbirth preparation classes at Providence Hood River

Throughout life we prepare for the things that really matter- having a baby is no exception. A childbirth class will help you prepare for the birth of your child and increase your ability to make informed choices regarding this life-changing experience. To register, please call 800-562-8964, or sign up on-line. For additional questions, concerns or to speak with an instructor, please call the childbirth education coordinator at 541-387-6344.

Breastfeeding guide: The first 72 hours

Breastfeeding may be natural, but it's not always easy. To help mothers provide the best nutrition for their newborns, Providence Health & Services offers these recommendations.

Bringing baby home: Instructions for home care

Congratulations on your new baby! We've put together a list of helpful information and links to access Providence postpartum care services.

All About Your Newborn booklet (En espanol)

Es emocionante cuando llega el día de llevar a su recién nacido a casa – y quizá también sea motivo de un poco de inquietud. Durante los días y meses venideros se le van a ocurrir muchas preguntas. Este librito contiene mucha información pero no se ha preparado a manera de sustituto de la atención médica profesional. Si le surgen preguntas o inquietudes, consulte a su proveedor.

All About Your Newborn booklet

The day you take your newborn home is exciting – and probably a little scary. You’ll have lots of questions during the days and months ahead. This booklet contains a lot of information, but it is not meant as a substitute for professional medical care. If you have questions or concerns, talk with your care provider.

Newborn heart screening

 Pulse oximetry newborn screening can identify some infants with a heart defect before they show symptoms. Once identified, babies can be seen by cardiologists and can receive specialized care and treatment.

New Patient Forms: PMG-Hood River Family Medicine

To prepare for your visit with Dr. Ralph Carter, Dr. Janet Sjoblom, Dr. Maria Czarnecki or Dr. Mike Harris, please bring this completed form with you for your initial appointment. In addition we will also need your photo ID and current medical insurance card.

Your baby needs a doctor

Before you preregister for your delivery, you must choose a primary care provider for your baby. This provider will coordinate well-baby visits, immunizations and general medical care for your baby for many years to come.

Proprietary Health Article

Back to school tips for parents

As summer draws to a close, families are getting ready for the start of a new school year and, if you plan ahead, you can fend off a frazzled first day of school. Here are some tips for what you should be doing now to help get your kids back on track for going back to class.

Recommended Resource

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Community Assets and Needs Assessment Report

Every three years, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital assesses the needs and assets of Columbia River Gorge communities with a focus on Hood River County.

Playing it safe in the Columbia Gorge brochure

The Columbia Gorge landscape can be the perfect playground for any season. Maybe you’re here to hit the trails or the slopes, or maybe you’re into windsurfing or kite boarding. Whatever activity brings you here, Providence wants you to play it safe.

Children's symptom checker - healthychildren.org

Is your child sick? Figure out what to do now and what to do next. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.