Women & Newborns
More babies are born at Community than at any other hospital in Western Montana — over 1,000 per year. Our Women & Newborns Unit combines technology with a personal touch to ensure the best-possible family-centered care, from day one.
Providers who deliver at CMC include OB/GYN, Family Medicine & OB, Certified Nurse Midwives & Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists.Search Providers
24-7 Nurse On-Call
Talk to a registered nurse who will listen to your health concerns, ask you the right questions, and determine if symptoms require emergency care. A free service for anyone in Montana.Call (406) 327-4770
Through a partnership with Birthly, Community Medical Center offers patients free access to a variety of perinatal education classes virtually. All classes are live, so patients have the opportunity to learn from and interact with certified and experienced childbirth educators.Learn More
Your Birth Experience at CMC - FAQ
Due to COVID-19 we are not currently offering tours with one of our nurses, however, we know that you have many questions and would like to see the the Women & Newborns Unit. Please watch our video that shows the unit and answers some commonly asked questions. If you have additional questions about your stay at the hospital please call us at (406) 327-4220.
Whether you're experiencing a normal pregnancy or a high-risk pregnancy, we have the technology and medical expertise to provide you with outstanding care during childbirth. We offer experienced obstetricians, maternal & fetal medicine specialists and L&D health professionals, with neonatologists / neonatal nurse practitioners on site 24-hours a day.
Delivering at Community Medical Center means having the peace of mind. We provide a warm, comforting environment with exceptional obstetrical and neonatal care are close by.
Ground & Air Transport
Community Medical Center works closely with LifeFlight, Missoula Emergency Services & hospitals throughout Montana and Idaho to transport women via ground or air who need special care during pregnancy, labor & delivery or after delivery.
With 4 private rooms, our antepartum unit provides advanced services to women who need special care during pregnancy to manage specific conditions and obstetrical emergencies. Patients are cared for by trained physicians and experienced OB nurses.
Labor and Delivery Rooms
Our hospital has 3 triage rooms, six birthing rooms, and 2 operating rooms used for Cesarean deliveries.
Mother & Baby Rooms
With 17 private rooms, our Mother & Baby Unit provides personal care to women and newborns. They assist with postpartum care & newborn education. The unit also features a relaxing Fireside Room, with large couches, chairs, picture windows and a fireplace so you, your newborn and family can visit outside of your hospital room.
With 34 beds, our Level III NICU allow us to offer the highest level of care available for newborns who are premature, critically-ill or have a life threatening health condition. A team of highly specialized and experienced staff will care for your baby(ies), including, board-certified Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners who are on site at all times and available 24-7 to care for your baby. We also encourage, and support, parental birthing plans, coordinated with our obstetricians, family physicians and nurse midwives.
Why Where You Deliver Matters
While many women don't think their choice of hospital had any impact on whether or not they would have a cesarean birth, where you choose to give birth can impact your likelihood of having a C-section. At Community Medical Center, we are proud to maintain a low c-section rate. Our medical providers will work closely with you – only recommending a c-section when absolutely necessary.
- Birthing / Cesarean Deliveries
- Breast Feeding Consultation
- Fertility Services
- High-Risk Pregnancy Care
- Maternal Mental Health
- Mother & Baby Unit / Postpartum Care
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Patient Support
- Prenatal & Reproductive Genetics
- Substance Use & Pregnancy