WEATHER UPDATE: All Providence hospitals in Oregon are open. Many of our Portland area clinics may have schedule changes or closures due to the weather. Please call in advance. NOTE: Our Gateway and Tanasbourne Immediate Care clinics are extending hours until 10 p.m. through Jan. 17. View clinic schedule updates ›
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.
How to know if your baby is hungry.
Within 30 days after your baby’s birth, you will be required to separately enroll your baby in an insurance plan.
The visitation policy for the maternity department is designed to protect our patients, their families and other visitors.
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.
Mothers often have questions and concerns about breastfeeding before and after their babies are born. To help mothers provide the best nutrition for their newborns, Providence Health & Services offers a variety of breastfeeding (lactation) services.
Healthy Kids is a health coverage program for uninsured Oregon kids and teens.
This easy-to-read publication from Women'sHealth.gov provides how-to information and support needed to breastfeed successfully. Expert tips and illustrations help new moms learn how to breastfeed comfortably and how to overcome common challenges.