NMC Health Recognized for Maternity Care

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NEWTON, Kan., (May 10, 2021) – NMC Health (formerly Newton Medical Center) is proud to be recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Racial and ethnic disparities are persistent and widespread across maternal […]

Obstetrics

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NMC Health can provide all of your pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum needs.

Childbirth

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Are you expecting? Have a baby at the Family Birthing Center at NMC Health, where you will enjoy the one-on-one care during your labor and delivery.

Three Fears of a First-Time Mom

Babies are beautiful, but sometimes they bring the unexpected. The excitement that comes with seeing those two pink lines for the first time can sometimes come with a wave of worry and that’s okay. It’s natural to have the fears of a first-time mom. We’re here to help. Even if you’ve been planning on having a […]

Ways to increase or maintain breast milk supply

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Let’s face it, breastfeeding isn’t easy. It might be one of the hardest things you’ll ever do as a new mom. No matter how feedings are going it can be difficult for you maintain your breast milk supply. Newton Medical Center is here to help. NMC has licensed lactation consultants who will encourage and train […]

NMC Welcomes First Baby of 2019

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Newton Medical Center welcomed baby girl Melanie as the first baby born at the hospital in the new year. Baby Melanie, originally due on January 7, arrived at 7:35 a.m. on January 2. She weighed in at seven pounds, twelve ounces, and measured 20 inches long. The hospital presented Melanie’s family with a gift basket […]

NMC Recognized for Higher Quality in Maternity Care

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has recognized Newton Medical Center (NMC) with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures […]

NMC Receives High 5 for Mom & Baby Renewal Recognition

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) has met the requirements and received renewal of its High 5 for Mom & Baby status. The High 5 program – initiated, funded and provided at no charge to Kansas hospitals by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund – incorporates specific new maternity care procedures based on proven health benefits associated […]

NMC Named Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care

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Newton Medical Center has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas’ Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, are […]