We offer a family-centered birth experience with the best maternity care available. As the largest provider of Maternal-Newborn Care services in the area, the staff is focused on providing safe, compassionate, state of the art care to our mothers and infants. Many of our registered Nurses are nationally certified in Labor and Delivery, Labor support, Fetal Heart Rate monitoring, Neonatal care and Lactation.
Family Beginnings offers many quality services for you and your baby's needs:
Prenatal education has always been a priority at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC). We are a Lamaze approved accredited facility. Lamaze International has become a household name in childbirth education. It is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote, support and protect natural birth through education and advocacy. Since 1960, Lamaze International has provided the most comprehensive and respected education. Lamaze International has also established the Lamaze Approved Provider Program, whereby hospitals, birth centers, group practices and other institutional providers are recognized for meeting Lamaze standards and offering excellence in childbirth education.
Our Lamaze Classes consist of:
SJRMC Family Beginnings Birthing Center offers a variety of additional classes for parents including:
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants between 1 month and 1 year of age. This is what you can do to help your baby sleep safely and to reduce your baby’s risk of SIDS.
To create a safe sleep environment:
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We want you to have a wonderful birth experience at our facility, which is why we offer a family-centered birth focus with the best maternity care available to you. We have six birthing rooms that are comfortable and provide enough room for your family to be present during labor and birth.
Our nurses are trained in labor support and will offer excellent care during your birth. Your comfort and positive birth experience is our goal for every birth at Family Beginnings. You will receive one-on-one education and support in new baby care and breastfeeding. We have specialized lactation nurses and certified lactation consultants ready to support you.
St. Joseph is proud to be recognized as a Designated Provider of Maternity Care by the Blue Cross of Idaho. Blue Distinction Centers are healthcare facilities recognized for their expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty care.
St. Joseph is proud to be an example of maintaining high standards. We accomplish this by staying current and keeping an educated staff that practices the best in the healthcare industry today.
One way we are continuing to better our care for our patients and community is by completing the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program. The Safe Sleep program is a hospital certification program which recognizes hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to community leadership for best practices and education on infant sleep safety.