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The World Health Organization has determined that breastfeeding provides immediate benefits for children and their mothers, and contributes to a lifetime of better health. Adolescents and adults who were breastfed as babies were less likely to be overweight or obese, or experience Type-2 diabetes, and they’ve been shown to perform better in intelligence tests. Women who nursed their babies reduced their own risks for ovarian and breast cancer.
We offer a wide range of education classes so families expecting newborns are well prepared.
Valley moms and babies now benefit from a $150,000 gift from the Fansler Foundation. The funds provide a digital ultrasound system for the Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and electric breast pumps for the mother/baby unit and high risk antepartum unit at Community Regional Medical Center, as well as equipment, and scholarships for enhanced education in the Mother’s Resource Center on the Community Regional campus.
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 beds in 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!
The Mother’s Resource Center at Community Regional Medical Center offers a variety of childbirth and parent education classes to assist you on your journey through parenthood.
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There is a $25 fee for each one-hour class. Call (559) 459-2423 to register for the following classes offered at the Mother’s Resource Center:
Clovis Community is one of the Valley’s premier facilities for maternity and birthing care. The three-story Women's & Children's Pavilion is home to labor and delivery, postpartum and Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU - Level 2) areas that have all been newly designed with your comfort and safety in mind. This state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology so we can deliver exceptional care in a setting that offers many comforts of home. Our compassionate, expert staff are dedicated to you, your family, and your birth experience.
Reports show that breast-feeding is better for both mom and baby. Find out what you need to know to get in the flow.Back to Videos