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We want you to feel prepared for your new arrival. Our resource library features articles and stories to to help you feel ready for your baby’s arrival.

If you have specific questions about your pregnancy, labor or delivery, contact your healthcare provider or call our Maternity Unit at 740-687-8290.

Kyle, Katie and Landon VanAtta
LHS Donates Footballs to FMC Newborns

On June 28, Kyle and Katie VanAtta and their new son, Landon, were the first recipients of a Lancaster High School keepsake football.

Shannon Russell
The Bond of Motherhood

When Shannon Russell experienced a frightening complication shortly after giving birth, she felt comforted knowing her OB/GYN would see her through it.

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COVID-19 and Pregnancy

Find out what you need to know if you are pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what FMC is doing to keep you and your baby safe.

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Eating Healthy While Pregnant

When you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you have specific dietary needs to best support optimal growth and development for baby.

Shannon Russell with baby Ellis
Postpartum Preeclampsia

Postpartum preeclampsia is a serious disease related to high blood pressures in women after having a baby.

Pregnant woman discussing lactation management with physician
Nausea During Pregnancy

Nausea is a very common occurrence, affecting up to 90% of pregnancies. Read more about causes and potential treatments.

breastfeeding mom with lactation consultant
Breastfeeding While Being a Working Mom

Learn how to be successful when continuing to nurse your baby after returning to work.

Mom baby and entire team
A Fighting Chance

Teamwork and sheer determination saved Holly and Carley Amerine’s lives – now Holly is educating other mothers about the importance of paying attention to their bodies during pregnancy.

FMC Foundation Donates $112,964 to FMC Maternity Services

With the help of our generous community, the FMC Foundation was able to contribute $112,964 to support Maternity services at Fairfield Medical Center.

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Surviving the Unexpected

A week after delivering her first baby, maternity nurse Rachael Hall was back in the hospital with a rare and serious pregnancy complication.

Mom and daughter in front of Emergency Care
Hearts of Gold

From the EMS who wouldn’t leave her side to the clinicians who cared for her and her family, Nikki Griffin has one word to describe her experience: heartfelt.