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Pregnancy & Childbirth

Your journey to parenthood begins even before you become pregnant. At CMC, we offer compassionate and supportive care for every step along the way. Our pregnancy and childbirth services include the resources of: the Women’s Wellness & Fertility Center, the Pregnancy Care Center, The Mom’s Place, Special Care Nursery and our partnership with Dartmouth Hitchcock and Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD).
 
Get to know us so we can care for you!  Sign up for a welcome visit or take a virtual tour, join one of our classes, and download our iBirth app. We look forward to meeting you and your baby!

Mom's Place & Special Care Nursery

Take a virtual tour

We invite you to take a glimpse at your childbirth environment. Before your expected due date, you are encouraged to schedule a visit, call 603.626.2626. Your family and whomever you wish is always welcome to join you.

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Childbirth classes to help you get ready

Here they come!

A wide variety of classes are offered, such as:

  • Preparation for Birth,
  • Becoming a Big Brother or Big Sis
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • CPR and Safety for Caregivers of Infants and Children
  • Postpartum Emotional Support Group

For you safety and comfort during your stay

A Guide to Your Stay with Us

  • A support person age 16-years or older is welcome to stay overnight in your room.
  • Siblings may visit during the day when attended to by another adult.
  • Your baby will room in with you during your stay.
  • We follow Baby-Friendly guidelines.
  • Please keep your door closed and never leave your baby unattended.
  • When in the hall, please transport baby in the bassinet.
  • Quiet time is 8PM to 8AM and 1PM to 3PM daily. Because babies need skin-to-skin contact and frequent feedings, and because new parents need lots of rest, we encourage short visits or limited visiting.
  • Smoking is not allowed on the hospital grounds.
  • Patients may not leave the unit during their stay.
  • Anyone with symptoms of illness may not visit.
  • The Mom’s Place discharge time is 11AM.
  • So that you can identify us, all staff on The Mom’s Place and Special Care Nursery wear a CMC badge with a pink background.
  • Hospital visiting policies are subject to change.

Know what to expect during your pregnancy, birth and baby’s first year

iBirth App

CMC's iBirthTM customized app gives you access to customized information just for you by the nurses at The Mom's Place. Download the iBirthTM  app (in either the iTunes Store or Google Play) and enter code: themomsplace 
 

A ONE OF A KIND FIND

THE SPECIAL CARE NURSERY AT CMC

What you never knew about CMC’s Special Care Nursery, but should!

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Is CMC the Choice for You?

Choosing a Birthplace for You and Your Baby

Preparing for birth by learning about your place of birth, your choices, and by taking classes to get ready can help you explore and alleviate some of the worries that come up.

Local & National Recognition
Parent's Choice

The Mom's Place is recognized as Greater Manchester's Favorite Birthing Center for the 7th time by readers of Parenting NH. 
2019

 

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Union Leader Readers' Choice 2019

Thank you to everyone who voted for CMC in the Union Leader Readers' Choice poll. We are pleased to be recogniized in the following categories: Hospital, Cardiac Care, Childbirth Center and Emergency Care.
June 2019

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Redesignated Baby-Friendly Birth Facility

CMC's The Mom's Place is proud to be redesignated, for an additional five years, as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc., a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The initiative encourages and recognizes centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
April 2019

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Perinatal Care Certification

CMC is pleased to announce it has earned Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals committed to achieving integrated, coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns.
Oct 2018

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Meet Our

Childbirth Care Team

At The Mom’s Place, you will be cared for in a medically safe environment by a team of highly–skilled, board-certified obstetricians and gynecologists, midwives, nurse practitioners and nurses who understand our way of caring.

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