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BirthPlace

BirthPlace

319-376-2229
The BirthPlace
5445 Avenue O
Fort Madison, IA 52627

Having a baby is an exciting yet anxious time in your life. At the Birthplace, we understand the many emotions that you are experiencing and the countless decisions you have to make. We want to make your choice of where to have your baby easy and 
stress free. 
 

The FMCH BirthPlace proudly provides: 

  • A committed, multi-disciplinary team of professionals who will care for you and guide you through your birthing experience. This team includes:
    • Obstetrician/Gynecologists, The Women’s Center 
    • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, The Women’s Center 
    • Specially trained nurses 
    • Certified Lactation Consultant 
    • Surgical team, if needed. 
    • Pediatricians, FMP&S Center for Pediatrics 
    • Radiological team of experts 
  • A safe, family centered, dedicated unit with specially appointed LDRP rooms. These rooms are designed for you to labor, deliver, recover and spend your postpartum time. We also offer separate postpartum suites. 
  • The latest in diagnostic imaging is available at FMCH featuring 3D and 4D Ultrasound capabilities. 
  • A loving environment where the same nursing staff will care for both you and your baby.
  • It is our goal to make your experience as positive as possible and offer pain relief techniques and medications to help achieve that goal. The safety and health of both you and your baby are our top priority.
  • FMCH offers free educational classes during your pregnancy and after the baby arrives. These include:
    • Prenatal education classes that cover prenatal care, prepared childbirth and breastfeeding. 
    • Sibling class prepares big sister or brother for the arrival of the newest family member. 
    • Baby Weigh-in is held every Tuesday for parents and their newborns with our Certified Lactation Consultant. 
  • We understand the desire to have your loved ones close, so we welcome family members and your support team to visit during your stay with us.* 
From prenatal care and diagnostic imaging to childbirth, parenting, and breastfeeding classes, our experienced maternity team provides compassionate care and comprehensive services for moms, babies and families of all shapes and sizes. 
 

Meet the Newborns

Visit our Web Nursery
 
The web nursery is a special service for parents of babies born at Fort Madison Community Hospital. 
Families who choose to participate can have their babies featured on the website. 
 
 
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