Obstetrics

NICU babies benefit from Fansler Foundation gift

Thanks to a $100,000 gift from the Fansler Foundation babies in Community Regional Medical Center’s Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have a little more elbow room to help their healing.

The NICU expanded in 2011 – from 65- to 84-beds – making it one of the largest in California. Work completed on the expanded unit includes updated countertops, painting, flooring and equipment.

Leap Year Baby!

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Clovis Community employee honored by Department of Defense

 Jill Kienow, obstetrics manager at Clovis Community Medical Center, was honored with the “Patriot Award” from the United States Department of Defense.

'The best place you never want to be'

Kim Powell cried the day she left Community Regional Medical Center’s antepartum unit for women who are experiencing trouble with their pregnancy. She didn’t want to leave, even though it meant she was going to be delivering her baby and getting off six weeks of bed rest.

Triplets turn 5

Gracee, Ashlee, Emilee and their parents Matthew and Cadee Peters visited Community Regional Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to celebrate a milestone – their fifth birthdays.

The active 5-year-old girls stopped and posed for a photo with Dr. Krishnakumar Rajani, director of the neonatal program at Community Regional Medical Center, who was there when they were born.


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NICU Pharmacist

Find out how a dedicated neonatal intensive care pharmacist is helping the Valley's tiniest patients get the medication and nutrition they need to be strong babies, before they go home.

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Nurse Midwife

Nurse midwife Lorraine Farcas has her hands full with a complicated delivery. Will she need to call in the doctor for complications?

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Planning to become pregnant?

Registered Nurse Margie Hill of the Health Condition Management Program at Community Medical Centers offers healthful tips to consider before you conceive.

The potential for birth defects and complicated pregnancies are the last thing anyone wants to contend with when welcoming a new baby into their family. But according to the March of Dimes, nearly 21-million babies worldwide are born prematurely or with serious birth defects.

$100,000 from Wells Fargo helps four initiatives at Community Medical Centers

Wells Fargo & Company on July 28 announced a $100,000 grant to Community Medical Centers in support of initiatives at two of its acute hospitals in the Valley - Community Regional Medical Center and Clovis Community Medical Center.

Postpartum Care

In the postpartum unit we have a wonderful team who is dedicated to you, by providing 24-hour care to you and your baby as you recover from the birthing process. You are the most important member of our care team!

The postpartum unit features 15 private and 34 semi-private rooms. We model couplet care – where mom and baby stay together rather than the baby going to the nursery. You and your baby are the most important member of our care team!