Pregnancy and birthing center in Ogden, Utah
COVID-19 and Pregnancy - An Update for our Patients
We would like to take this opportunity to update you about your maternity care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and assure you that our dedicated team of expert nurses, physicians and midwives are committed to providing the safest and most effective care.
Specialists and nurses at Ogden Regional Medical Center's Family Birth Place provide compassionate, quality care to moms and babies. Here, our approach is family-centered and we work with you to provide a comfortable and relaxing birthing experience. This includes support for your choices and personalized care for you and your baby during childbirth.
For more information about Ogden Regional Medical Center's Family Birth Center, please call (866) 887-3999.
Our center offers a variety of prenatal services to help you prepare for your birth experience. Whether this is for your first or third pregnancy, our team is here to answer any questions you may have.
Maternity classes and hospital tours
Before you become our patient, we provide opportunities to introduce you to our birth center and educate you about pregnancy, childbirth, labor, delivery and newborn care.
As you prepare for your delivery at Ogden Regional Medical Center, we want to make sure you are aware of recent changes to our childbirth preparation courses in light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Effective 4/10/2020, all in-person classes and tours at Ogden Regional Medical Center are cancelled. However, we are currently partnering with an affiliate hospital in Salt Lake City to provide you access to attend online childbirth education classes to help you prepare at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. You may select from these classes:
- Childbirth Preparation, Evening or Weekend Intensive
- Childbirth Refresher
- Natural Childbirth
- Baby Steps—newborn Parenting
- Mother's Milk—breastfeeding
- Super Sibling—preparing siblings for the new baby
During this time, we assure you that, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. This means we want to provide you and your new baby with the best environment possible.
High-risk pregnancy care
Our high-risk pregnancy doctors, also called perinatologists, and maternal-fetal medicine team collaborate to provide high-risk pregnancy care. They are prepared to assist you at every step of your pregnancy journey.
If you would like a consultation with a maternal-fetal medicine physician, please call (866) 887-3999.
Labor and delivery at our birthing center
Our Family Birth Place staff includes a laborist, who is an in-house, 24/7 obstetrician gynecologist (OBGYN) employed by our hospital to care for laboring patients. This physician will not take the place of your own primary OB/GYN, if you have one, but is there to assist as needed and to manage obstetric emergencies and walk-in patients.
Personalized labor and delivery care
At our Family Birth Center, you can design a labor and delivery experience that's just right for you. Some of the amenities and options you can choose from include:
- Flexible visiting hours
- In-room accommodations for support person
- Quiet times
- Medicated birth, such as with an epidural
- Natural birth
- Vaginal birth
- Vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC)
Pain relief methods
- Breathing techniques
- Cold therapy
- Hot therapy
- IV pain control
- Standard epidural
Labor and delivery options
- Birthing ball
- Cord blood options
- Doulas welcome
- Filming and photography welcome
- Lighting preferences
- Music welcome
- Placenta options
- Skin-to-skin contact (even after C-section)
- Umbilical cord cutting
Infant care amenities and options
- Advanced infant security
- Baby can room-in or sleep in the nursery
- Formula (if needed)
- Lactation support available
- T-shirts and onesies
- Breast pump in room
- Celebratory meal
- Dine on demand
- VIP/luxury suite
- Whirlpool tubs in room
- Adoption support
- Surrogacy support
Neonatal intensive care
If your baby needs neonatal intensive care after birth, we provide gentle, expert care in our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This Level III NICU means we have the expertise and resources to care for ill and premature babies born as early as 22 weeks gestation.
After you give birth, we continue to support you with comprehensive postpartum care. We encourage skin-to-skin contact immediately after birth and throughout your hospital stay to promote bonding.
Some of our other postpartum support services and amenities include:
- In-room accommodations for your support person as well as space for your baby to room-in
- Breastfeeding support from lactation consultants (both in the hospital and after you return home)
- Infant security system to protect your baby throughout your hospital stay
- Secure online website for your family to view online baby photos
- Gifts available in our online gift shop
During your hospital stay, our lactation consultants are available whenever you have questions or need help with breastfeeding. We can also help you with pumping and breastfeeding if your baby is in our NICU.
To speak to a lactation consultant, please call (801) 479-2684.
Our lactation specialists are available to help you throughout your breastfeeding experience—even after you transition home. We will be happy to answer your questions, address your concerns and provide tips for success. If we are unavailable when you call, leave a message. We'll get back to you that day, even during weekends and holidays.
Postpartum depression support
If you think you may have postpartum depression, we are here for you with complete behavioral health services. Talk to your OBGYN about symptoms and treatment options available in our family of hospitals.
If you cannot care for your newborn, you can give up custody safely and anonymously at any hospital in Utah, including ours, which partners with Utah Newborn Safe Haven. Utah Newborn Safe Haven is here to help.
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