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WMMC earned the "Gold Seal of Approval" from The Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation and Certification for Normal Delivery of Newborns by demonstrating continuous compliance with TJC's performance standards. WMMC was one of the first 4 hospitals to be accredited in the country.
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The birth center at Western Missouri Medical Center understands the needs and concerns of parents expecting a new baby.  We know expecting a precious new arrival is one the most exciting times in your life, and we are very pleased to be part of your birth experience.  We are looking forward to providing excellent care for you and your baby during your labor, delivery, and postpartum experience.

The whole unit has been designed for the comfort of mom, new baby and the family.  The specially trained staff of our Obstetrics Department provides the care and support new parents need.  The unit offers 5 labor-delivery-recovery rooms, 13 post partum rooms, a state of the art operating room for cesarean sections and 4 ante partum testing rooms.

Nearly 800 families choose to deliver their babies each year at Western Missouri Medical Center not just for the spacious rooms or amenities, but because of our outstanding doctors & midwives and dedicated nursing staff.

Breastfeeding Support:

Sometimes newborns and mothers need a little extra help getting used to breastfeeding, Western Missouri Medical Center has a Certified Lactation Consultant available to answer questions and help with your breastfeeding needs.

The Stork's Nest:

The Stork’s Nest is a community source located near the Obstetrics unit.  The Stork’s Nest is your source for breast pumps, nursing bras and breastfeeding support products. The Stork’s nest also offers a comfortable space for new mothers to make appointments with the Certified Lactation Consultant for follow up.  For more information, please call (660) 262-7519.

Community Classes for Expectant Parents:

Expectant parents who are emotionally and mentally prepared for the delivery of their child report greater satisfaction in their birth experience.  To help moms and dads-to-be prepare for the delivery of their new family member, Western Missouri Medical Center offers several very informative classes. These classes are taught by the Lactation Consultant and the OB nurses that work at Western Missouri Medical Center.

For more information and to register for classes call the Stork’s Nest at (660) 262-7519, M-F 9:00 am -3:00 pm

Breastfeeding: The Myths and Facts
This class includes the benefits of breastfeeding, what to expect the first hours and days, and what to expect from baby.

Offered every other month: Jan/ Mar/ May/ Jul/ Sep/ Nov
Cost: $15 per couple
Call: (660)262-7519 to register

Infant Care Class:
This class includes newborn care, bathing, clothing, feeding, diaper changes, shots, hearing screening, colic, lab tests, signs of illness, jaundice, crib and car seat safety.

Offered every other month: Jan/ Mar/ May/ Jul/ Sep/ Nov
Cost: $20 per couple/ $15 per person
Call: (660)262-7519 to register

Complete Childbirth Class:
This class occurs over 2 nights and includes signs of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, comfort measures, labor positions, birth plans, medical interventions, pain medications, cesarean sections, postpartum care and newborn basics.

Offered every month
Cost: $25 per couple / $15 per person
Call: (660) 262-7519 to register

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