First Impressions Birthing Center
Compassionate & Proficient Birthing Services
Our team of highly trained nurses have extensive experience with labor,
delivery and post-partum services, and other pregnancy-related matters.
Many of our nurses are certified by the Neonatal Resuscitation Program
and in EFHM and ACLS, which means they have expert training in managing
the health of mothers and their newborns. All of our nursing staff are
RN's with in-depth education including basic life support and neonatal
resuscitation. Our nurses have successfully helped thousands of mothers
bring their children into the world.
First Impressions Are the Most Important
Our First Impressions birthing center provides our patients with a safe
and relaxing environment in which you can give birth. Family, friends,
and other supporters are welcome to be with you in the room during your
birthing experience in order to help you relax and be comfortable throughout
the process. Our nurses are well-known for anticipating our patients'
needs and providing kind and effective birthing services.
Several of our prenatal, birthing, and post-partum services include:
- Midwifery care by a certified nurse-midwife
- 24 hour lactation support
- Unlimited visiting hours
- “Natural birthing services, including water birth
- Education on delivery and postpartum matters
Breastfeeding Classes at Water’s Edge
We offer weekend and four weeknight birthing classes at Water's Edge
Health and Wellness Center. Please call 541-296-5657 for more information
about dates and how to sign up.”
Relax, We're Here to Help
Pregnancies and deliveries are often stress-inducing and emotionally-draining.
Our specialized nurses are experienced, knowledgeable, and work to provide
you with a stress-free and comfortable delivery. Our caring and proficient
medical services are perfect for helping you bring a new life into the
world. In addition, our state-of-the-art facilities and medical techniques
give our patients access to efficient and high quality birthing services.
You can trust us to guide you every step of the way.
Classes held at Water’s Edge, 551 Lone Pine Blvd., The Dalles
This is a series of classes for parents during the final trimester of pregnancy.
During each series, couples work on support activities for the father/coach,
how to deal with contractions, when to come to the hospital, breathing
exercises, as well as labor and delivery techniques. New infant and parenting
information such as breastfeeding and car seat safety is also included.
- COST: Suggested donation $50/couple
- Light snacks and beverages provided
- Dress in comfy layers
Four-Week Evening series: Tuesday, 6-8:30pm
- January 7,14, 21, 28
- April 7, 14, 21, 28
- August 4, 11, 18, 25
- November 3, 10, 17, 24
Two-Day Weekend Course: Saturday and Sunday, 8:30am-4pm
- February 15 & 16
- June 13 & 14
- October 17 & 18
Snacks provided, lunch is on your own.
Note: Please bring two pillows with you.
For more information or to register, please call 541.296.5657