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Patient-Centered Care

At Gila Regional, it is our belief that childbirth is one of the most important life events, and we recognize the role of the family during this joyful time.

The maternal child team consists of RNs and Perinatal Techs who have been specially trained to work in these areas. Our caregivers have an average of ten years of experience in low and high risk pregnancies and newborns.

Care for ill infants: Our Level 2 Nursery is staffed by doctors who specialize in assisting in advanced care for newborns. Our skilled and dedicated nurses are trained to provide continuous care and observation to newborns requiring special needs in a higher level of care nursery.

The GRMC Maternal Child Department phone number is (575) 538-4010.
Our Lactation Consultant can be contacted directly at (575) 538-4676..

Before Giving Birth...

  • Outpatient testing may be done in either the Labor/Delivery area, Ultrasound or the Laboratory.
  • Childbirth Education Classes are offered periodically. The classes offered are a 5 week series focusing on late pregnancy, and labor, birth, and breastfeeding preparation. Please call (575) 538-4194 for more information or to register for classes.
  • Individualized Lactation Visits are available prenatally.Call (575) 538-4876

Once You are Home...

  • Mom & Baby Parenting and Breastfeeding Support is your chance to email questions, meet other Moms & babies, and share experiences.
  • Lactation Room is available to GRMC caregivers returning to work as well as to mothers of newborns who must remain in the hospital after mom is discharged.
  • RN Home Visits are available to all moms who reside in Grant County through the Beginning Years Program.
  • Lactation Services are available at Gila Regional Medical Center

Gila Regional is a designated
Baby-Friendly® Birthing Facility

By choosing our Baby-Friendly® facility for childbirth you will have the support of caregivers trained in best practices for infant care and feeding. Practices like skin-to-skin care after birth and rooming-in will support a one of a kind bond with your new son or daughter.

GRMC Baby-Friendly® Hospital Policy

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Baby-Friendly® Steps Fliers