Birth Center | Newberg Medical Center | Providence
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Newberg Birth Center

2337.0 miles away
503-537-1758
Classes: 503-216-7969
Fax: 503-537-1801
Open 24/7

Newberg Birth Center

Open 24/7

One in five Oregonians begins their life at a Providence facility. Our family-centered approach to childbirth includes personalized care from experts who are dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the entire family.

We want to make this a special experience for you and your family. Your care team works closely with you to meet your needs and keep you informed about the progress of your care.

Caring for yourself and your baby

After you deliver, we teach you how to care for, feed and comfort your newborn. We support you as you learn about your baby's behaviors and sleep and wake cycles. Our nurses take a holistic approach to caring for you and your baby. They are experts at helping with breastfeeding and we have internationally board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) who see patients at least once during their stay. Self-care is equally important. Your body undergoes many changes during pregnancy and birth. We help you learn to care for your postpartum body and know what to expect as you recover. We are prepared for all your questions as you get ready to care for yourself and your newborn at home.

Our team

Your delivery is supported by a team of providers dedicated to meeting your needs. Our team includes registered nurses, obstetricians, certified nurse midwives, family practice physicians, anesthesiologists, lactation consultants and social workers. The majority of our nurses hold national certification in the area of childbirth and lactation. We work directly with perinatologists, neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners to provide specialized care when needed.

Specialized care

Sometimes pregnancies require specialized care. When unexpected situations arise, your provider has access to a team of Portland-based perinatologists and neonatologists. We are supported by two neonatal intensive care units (NICUs); one at Providence St. Vincent and one at Providence Portland.

While tours are not currently available in person, we invite you to watch the virtual tour below.

Our labor, delivery and recovery rooms mean you labor, deliver and recover in the same room without having to move to a different unit.

Each room has a:

  • Private bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and hairdryer
  • Bed for you and baby
  • Memory-foam mattress that doubles as a couch for your support person
  • Phone, TV and DVD/CD player
  • Stereo system
  • Mini refrigerator
Labor and Delivery Unit

Every room is equipped for a safe, vaginal birth. If you need a cesarean section, you are taken to a surgery suite in our unit where our team provides safe care that promotes immediate bonding with your baby to include skin-to-skin in the operating room when able. You return to your room afterwards with your support person and baby for recovery.

Our registered nurses are trained to support all birth requests and expectations. They provide one-on-one nursing care while in active labor. We pride ourselves in being able to provide multiple options to help maintain comfort as you move through your labor process. Some examples include:

  • Positioning and stretching to promote the ideal position for your baby’s delivery
  • Using peanut and yoga balls
  • Laboring in a Jacuzzi tub
  • Using a squat bar
  • Epidurals

After the birth of your baby, we recognize the benefit of the Golden Hour. This time, immediately following birth, facilitates skin-to-skin, fosters the first breastfeeding experience, and promotes bonding with your baby. Newborn cares (e.g., weights, measurements, etc.) are delayed when able to allow for at least one full hour of bonding.

Registered nurses check in regularly to ensure all your needs are met. During this special time, your baby stays with you in your room. Screenings for baby will take place in your room or in a dedicated procedural room.

Families who deliver at Providence Newberg are offered a follow-up appointment at Providence Newberg Lactation Clinic. This appointment is scheduled before you go home from the hospital. During this appointment, an internationally board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) provides a brief physical exam to assess how well you are healing and evaluate your baby’s feeding, check weight gain and screen for jaundice when necessary. They also provide help with breastfeeding and answer your questions. Breast pump rentals, breast-feeding supplies and additional professional support are also available. Our team works closely with both you and your baby’s doctors to make sure there is a smooth transition from hospital to home.

Food and beverage

While in the hospital, you receive your meals via room service. We also offer a special meal after delivery, inclusive of sparkling cider, to celebrate the delivery of your newborn. Juice, coffee, milk, and some snacks and sandwiches are available in our maternity units. Your designated support person also has the availability of room service. Any other visitors may purchase beverages, snacks or meals from the hospital cafeteria and bring those items back to the maternity unit. When you return home, you also receive a take-home meal, inclusive of meat or vegetarian lasagna, sides and sparkling cider.

Visitors

Please refer to current visitor policy.

Congratulations! This is a very exciting time in your life. To help with your questions, the resources below give information on Providence services, childbirth and parenting classes, tips on selecting a provider for your baby, information on our breastfeeding clinics and more.

Guides, services and classes
Hospital registration, safety and information

Congratulations on the arrival of your new baby! The day you take your newborn home is exciting – and probably a little scary. You’ll have lots of questions during the days and months ahead. This page contains a lot of information, but it is not meant as a substitute for professional medical care. If you have questions or concerns, talk with your care provider.

Deciding what type of care your want for your pregnancy and beyond is a personal choice. Providence offers several options to meet your unique needs – and all offer you a lifetime of care.

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Obstetrician—gynecologists (OB-GYN)
  • Board-certified
  • Surgically trained so they are able to perform C-sections and other procedures when necessary
  • Able to care for high-risk pregnancies
  • Coordinate your pregnancy and postpartum care with a team of patient navigators and social workers
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OB-credentialed family medicine doctors (FM)
  • Offer family-centered maternity care
  • Partner with OB-GYNs when needed
  • Provide primary care for every member of your family, including newborns



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Certified nurse midwives (CNM)
  • Board-certified
  • Partner with OB-GYNs when needed
  • Coordinate your pregnancy and postpartum care with a team of patient navigators, social workers and an OB-GYN
  • Offers group visits with patient (and partners) at similar stages in pregnancy
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