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Obstetrics/Birthing

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting, momentous time for the entire family. At Cibola General Hospital, we share in this excitement approximately 200 times each year, providing our new families with caring, experienced nurses and state-of-the-art facilities and services for a family-centered birthing experience.

We are committed to making the birth of your baby as safe and memorable as possible. Each woman’s labor experience is different, and each woman has different wishes and goals for her labor and delivery. The team of experienced staff and medical providers aim to work with you to provide you with the experience you are looking for.

We offer:

Personalized care for patients and families
Special meal for Mom and 1 guest after delivery of your baby
Special Welcome gift for Baby (Halo Snuggle)
Color commemorative photos of baby, if desired
Three comfortable and up-to-date birthing rooms
A friendly environment that’s welcoming to all family members
A variety of options in coping with labor discomfort such as intravenous pain medications and epidural anesthesia
State-of-the-art Central Fetal Monitoring system for the safety of mom and baby
Lullaby chime played overhead for the entire facility, every time a baby is born

From the latest in technology and equipment to the warm touch of caring nurses, Cibola General Hospital is dedicated to meeting the needs of all new moms and their babies.

 

2019 Birthing Courses

 Are you or a loved one having a bundle of joy in the coming months? Please join us in our four-course birthing class! All of our classes will be held in our community room at the hospital across from the cafeteria from 5:30 pm to about 7 pm.

  • Class One: Understanding Labor and Comfort Techniques: Learn about labor pain, the 4Ps of labor signs and stages of labor. Also learn about having a labor support team, breathing/relaxation, massage, visualization/focal points, pushing positions, back labor/long labor and providing support.
  • Class Two: Birth Interventions and Cesarean: Learn about birth plans, decision making, induction and augmentation of labor, monitoring, pain medication and second stage intervention. Get informed about reasons for cesareans, anesthesia, surgical procedures, risks, reducing risk of cesarean section, family-centered care and recovery.
  • Class Three: Understanding Newborns and Postpartum: Learn about skin-to-skin contact, immediate medical procedures, first feeding, rooming-in, newborn hospital procedures, crying and SIDS. Also learn about the physical recovery of birth, warning signs, emotions, support, health habits and breastfeeding.
  • Class Four: Car Seat Safety and CPR: Learn about how to safely fit your car seats to a newborn, safe riding in car seats and CPR for the newborn.

As an added incentive, you will receive a complimentary Boppy Nursing Pillow for completing all courses!

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (505) 287-5323.

Upcoming Classes:

May – 9, 16, 23 & 30
September – 5, 12, 19 & 26

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