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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations on your new baby! We've put together a list of helpful information and links to access Providence postpartum care services.
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.
Within 30 days after your baby’s birth, you will be required to separately enroll your baby in an insurance plan.
Find contact information for family maternity centers, NICU, breastfeeding assistance, parenting classes and more.
The M-CHAT is one of the recommended autism screening tools recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's natural to have questions about childbirth. Here is a list of frequently asked questions about delivering at Providence.
A list of developmental questionnaires from birth to age 21.
Una lista de los cuestionarios de desarrollo desde el nacimiento hasta los 21 años.
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.
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.
Is your child sick? Figure out what to do now and what to do next. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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.
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.