Birthing Center

Birthing Center

Birthing Center - CMHWhy should I choose the Community Memorial Hospital Birthing Center?

Families who choose Community Memorial Hospital for their birthing experience can expect to receive the highest level of personalized care. Births are a special occasion and our staff will work to meet the needs of the entire family. At CMH, we offer patients the flexibility in birth planning that often is not available at larger maternity centers.

What are the LDRP rooms at CMH like?

Our LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum) rooms are large and welcoming. Once you are placed in an LDRP room, this is typically the room that you will use for your entire stay. You will labor here, give birth here, and your baby can stay with you until you are ready to go home.

What is the coverage cesarean sections?

We maintain 24 hour, 7 day a week c-section coverage to ensure the health and safety of mother and baby. 

Does Community Memorial offer prenatal classes?

Yes, Community Memorial Hospital offers prenatal classes! The birth of a child is one of the most thrilling lifetime experiences, and it can be fill with questions and concerns. Educated expectant parents have the knowledge to cope with labor, delivery, and the challenges of parenthood. For more information regarding times and location of upcoming classes call 419-542-5575.

What is a Certified Lactation Consultant?

A Certified Lacation Consultant is a professional breastfeeding specialist trained to teach mothers how to feed their baby. She helps women experiencing breastfeeding problems, such as latching difficulties, painful nursing, and low milk production. A lactation consultant also helps babies who aren't gaining enough weight. A lactation consultant helps women who want to return to work or school meet their breastfeeding goals.

How can I get more information about CMH's Lactation Consultants?

To get more information about Community Memorial's Lactation Consultant services please call 419-542-5565.

Who are the practitioners at the CMH Birthing Center?

Our family physicians who deliver babies are listed below.

Duane Johnson, DO
Michael Kooistra, MD
Laverne Miller, MD
Ryan Bleck, DO
Todd Wiley, MD

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