Third Trimester

Get Some Skin in the Game

Skin-to-skin contact for newborns is more than an ideal, it’s doctor-recommended.

7 Ways to Prevent Pregnancy Digestive Problems

Proper nutrition during pregnancy does more than give baby a head start on a healthy life. It also helps prevent or control the digestive problems that affect many mothers-to-be.

Blood Pressure and the Baby Bump

The stress of preparing for baby and coping with a changing body are enough to keep any expectant mother busy, but it’s the pressure prospective moms often can’t see that may truly deserve their attention.

Beware the Baby Blues

Adding a new baby to the family is a reason for celebration, yet many new mothers struggle with a range of emotions during this time of life.

Pregnancy Pampering Tips

Treat yourself to some well-deserved “me” time before your little one’s arrival.

Bringing Baby Home

Learn what you will and won’t need to bring your new little one home safely.

The Honest Truth About Your Body After Baby

You’ve attended childbirth classes, and your hospital bag is packed, but do you know what changes to expect in your body after baby? Get the information you need to feel prepared.

Shining a Light on Maternity Leave

Planning on going back to work after baby? Don’t be left in the dark about your company’s leave policy.

A good time to tour the hospital is during your third trimester of pregnancy. Barstow Community Hospital offers expectant moms a 30-minute tour where a labor and delivery nurse will walk you through the whole delivery process, from admission to discharge. To arrange for a tour, call (760) 957‑3323.

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