In order to provide peace of mind and safety for every mother and child, St. Joseph Hospital's award-winning Mother-Baby Assessment Center offers specialized follow-up care for new moms during the critical time between hospital discharge and the first visit with a physician.
You and your baby will be scheduled for a Mother-Baby Assessment Center follow-up appointment during your Mother-Baby Unit stay. The appointment will take place within a few days after discharge from the hospital.
Our staff will work in conjunction with your obstetrician and pediatrician to coordinate a healthy transition for you and your baby.
As the only hospital in Orange County to provide this level of maternal care, our Mother-Baby Assessment Center offers community support services dedicated to the health and well-being of both mother and baby. These services include:
- Post-partum resources
- Breastfeeding help
- Post-partum counseling
- Parent support groups
- Stork Stop Boutique
- Maternity and nursing clothing
- Nursing bras
- Breast pump sales and rentals
- Breast pump accessories
- Prenatal and postpartum support belts
- Developmental toys
- Gift certificates
- Baby gift items
- Baby carriers