First Impressions Birthing Center
First Impressions Are the Most Important
The First Impressions Birthing Center at MCMC provides patients with a
safe and relaxing environment in which to give birth. Our labor and delivery
nurses are highly regarded for anticipating our patients' needs and
providing kind and effective birthing care. Family, friends, and other
supporters are welcome to be with you in the room during your birthing
To schedule a tour of First Impressions and meet some members of our nursing
staff, please call 541-296-7210.
Our prenatal, birthing, and post-partum services include:
- One-on-one nursing support during labor
- 24-hour lactation support
- Unlimited visiting hours
- Natural birthing services, including water birth
- Education about delivery and postpartum matters
- A postpartum care visit a few days after your delivery
Childbirth Classes at Water's Edge
We offer a series of classes for expectant mothers and parents to prepare
for the birth of their child. Each class focuses on different aspects
of the delivery experience, including how to recognize labor, pain management
during labor, red flags and reasons to go to the hospital, and what to
expect with a vaginal vs. cesarean birth (C-section). New infant and parenting
information, such as breastfeeding and car seat safety, is also included.
Upcoming classes for 2020 will be held, as follows:
Four-week evening series: Tuesdays, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
- August 4, 11, 18, 25
- November 3, 10, 17, 24
Two-day weekend course: Saturdays and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- June 13 & 14
- October 17 & 18
- Cost: Suggested donation is $50/couple.
- Dress in comfortable layers.
- Snacks are provided; Lunch is on your own.
Note: If attending the
weekend class please bring two pillows with you.
For more information or to register, please call 541.296.5657