• Prepared Homecoming

Before you leave the Birth Center with your new bundle of joy, your nurse will help you schedule an initial postpartum follow up appointment for you and your baby.

This appointment is held in the Birth Center and will include:

· Addressing any health concerns you have about yourself or your baby

· Weight and jaundice check for baby

· Assessing your risk for postpartum depression

· Breastfeeding assistance, including latching, feeding, and pumping, from a lactation specialist

· Feeding assistance for formula feeding mothers and infants

· Connecting you with additional resources that you may need at home


Mother’s and newborns who are breastfeeding are invited to join the RAMC Birth Center Milk Vine private facebook group that offers a forum for discussion.

Families are encouraged to follow the RAMC Birth Center facebook page stay current with the latest happenings in the Birth Center!