Family Birth Center at Mercy Hospital Southwest - Bakersfield, CA
400 Old River Rd
, CA 93311
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Services We Offer
Parenting classes are educational classes that help parents learn parenting skills and techniques for children of all ages. During the classes, parents will be able to practice positive guidance and will have the opportunity to ask any questions they have in a safe environment.
Private Family Birth Center Suites
A private family birthing center suite is a suite that is designed and equipped to provide a woman a safe and comfortable place to deliver her baby. In most hospitals, this room also serves as a recovery suite, where a woman can rest and recover for the first few hours after delivery.
Baby-friendly means that a maternity facility has successfully implemented the ten steps to successful breastfeeding, which include providing appropriate education to enable families to make informed decisions about infant feeding, encouraging mothers to hold their babies skin-to-skin immediately following birth, and offering expert lactation support throughout and beyond the hospital stay.
Lactation Support Center
Laceration support is provided by doctors who specialize in the treatment of laceration wounds. They clean and prepare the wound and use steri-strips, dermabond, staples, or stitches to close the wound and promote healing.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a special care nursery designed to care for newborns born at an early gestational age or full-term infants that require close monitoring or intravenous antibiotics after birth.
About Family Birth Center at Mercy Hospital Southwest - Bakersfield, CA
Family Birth Center at Mercy Hospital Southwest - Bakersfield, CA is dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care to Bakersfield, CA and nearby communities. Visit us at 400 Old River Rd, Bakersfield, CA or call (661) 663-6000 for more information.