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Maternal Health

Labor and Delivery

Staff assigned to this unit will be an active team member of a progressive antepartum/intrapartum unit that consists of 21 labor beds, 7 triage and 3 NST, 3 operating rooms and 4 PACU rooms. Average monthly deliveries are approximately 400. An active and progressive antepartum/ intrapartum unit that consists of 21 beds. In addition, there are 3 operating rooms and 4 PACU rooms. Staff receive the support 24/7 of Obstetrician, OB Anesthesia, Neonatologist, Pediatric Hospitalist and maternal Fetal Physician. Average monthly deliveries are 400 with a 32% cesarean section rate.

OB Postpartum - Mother Baby

We are a postpartum unit who cares for those who have had babies both vaginally and C-section. We receive the transfers to the unit approximately 2 hours post-delivery and provide care through the discharge process. It is an environment where our new moms and babies are cared for together unless separation is medically indicated.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - NICU

23 bed Community NICU, designated by California Children’s Services providing care for infants as early as 24 weeks gestation. We have 8 overflow care beds, 23 private developmentally-friendly rooms for advanced care and family bonding, including a parent lounge where caregivers can decompress, shower and eat. Neonatologist on site 24/7.

Advance monitoring and communications system, cycled lighting with noise precautions to reduce stress and enhance infant biological rhythms. Unit is equipped with the latest advancements in respiratory care. The most common need of a newborn in the NICU is respiratory support due to prematurity, pneumonia, transient tachypnea of the newborn, and sepsis. Such support includes the following: Oscillators, Conventional ventilators, CPAP, High flow nasal cannula, ROP screening by CCS paneled Pediatric Ophthalmologist Dr. D. Holt, Nurse-driven central line team (umbilical and PICC lines) and late Pre-term Infant Program specific to Kaweah Health.


We are a 12 bed Pediatric medical-surgical unit that is an average patient ratio of 4:1. This unit is actively partnered with Valley Children’s Hospital, and have a Valley Children’s employed pediatric hospitalist onsite 24 hours a day. We strive to keep our pediatric population within their home community with every admission. In the event higher level of care is needed, transportation is readily arranged between Valley Children’s and ourselves to foster continuity of care. Our goal is to treat our patients with the best possible Pediatric care in their time of need. We have a team of Certified Pediatric Nurses that are passionate about helping each child on their journey to health.