N, Rm 3-94-6
hrs – 1700 hrs Mon – Thu
hrs - 1500 hrs Fri
walk in, no appointment needed.
Own Milk (M.O.M.s)
hrs – 1500 hrs
next to Anthony’s Pizza on the ground floor
infant weight checks, breastfeeding support, and questions answered by
Pediatric Care staff
2nd Tuesday of every month
hrs – 2000 hrs
on the ground floor of the Medical Mall
information on breastfeeding. Learn
if breastfeeding will work for you and what to
when you go back to work. Get
information on pumping and supplementing.
bring a life size doll or stuffed animal to practice positioning baby for
Pump Loaner Program
pumps available for mothers with children in the Neonatal Intensive Care
preterm delivery and infants with extended hospitalization.
Provider prenatal consults available for mothers who have had
surgery, lumpectomies, nipple or breast piercing, and flat or inverted nipples.
ALL classes are free! Dates
posted in the OB Clinic each month)
These classes are usually held on Thursdays from 4:30-6:00 PM
each month. The first 2
classes are held in the Letterman Auditorium.
The 3rd class is held in the Conference Room of the Army
Community Nursing Service in the Old Madigan (Ramp 2).
Fathers-to-be and/or support people are encouraged to attend
with you. Call TRICARE
1-800-404-4506 to register except for the 3rd class please
call 253-968-4382 to register and get directions.
#1-Introduction to Pregnancy/What
to expect during labor/delivery at MAMC:
This class will describe what to expect during the first few months
of the pregnancy, including common discomforts and nutrition requirements
of pregnancy and will cover many of the questions you may have about the
services offered at Madigan. Included
topics are: signs and progress of labor, common procedures in LDR
(Labor/Deliver/Recovery) room and video tour of Labor and Delivery and
Mother-Baby unit via PowerPoint presentation.
(1st Thursday of the month)
b. Class #2-Labor
This class includes a discussion of baby care, normal newborn
behavior and what to expect in the first few days/weeks at home.
Due to privacy issues we no longer tour the Mother/Baby ward.
When you are about 34 weeks gestation, you may call the Labor and
Delivery Head Nurse, Mrs. Kathleen Judge at 253-968-0711 to schedule an
appointment to review your birth plan (if you are 34 or more weeks
gestation) and to set up tour if time permits.
(2nd Thursday of
Class #3-Infant/Child safety: The Army Community
Health Nursing presents this class. It
offers a step-by-step guide for prevention and treatment of
life-threatening situations facing children from birth to 5 years,
including: choking, drowning,
poisoning, head injuries, cuts, burns, first aid and injury prevention.
Additionally the issues of childproofing your home, automobile and
travel safety, water safety, and what to look for in nursery items are
addressed. Handouts and
community resources are available.
(3rd Thursday of the month) Call 253-968-4382 to
register (Building 9912B)
twice a month on Tuesday afternoon from 3-4:30 PM.
Please meet at the elevators on the 3rd floor of the
Nursing Tower. This class is to help
prepare older children for the role of big brother/big sister. We recommend that you register for class during the 3rd
Trimester (after 34 weeks) by calling TRICARE at 1-800-404-4506.
The first Tuesday of the month is for 4-6 year olds.
The 3rd Tuesday is for 7-10 year olds.
Tours of Mother-Baby unit if times permits.
support to families who are grieving over the loss of their baby through
miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, fetal demise, stillbirth or newborn
death. H.O.P.I.N.G. is a parents' support group helping other
parents with grieving and healing. For additional information call
the Perinatal Grief Support team.