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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.
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 & Register
Empowered Pregnancy & Postpartum Recovery
This class focuses on educating women and their partners on ways to safely move and prepare for birth. This mom-centered class focuses on prenatal and immediate delivery function as well as 4th trimester healing. Classes are offered the second Tuesday of each month. Registration required.Learn More & Register
Meet Our Medical Providers
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
The Joint Commission
Community Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®. This award demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to the highest-quality safety and care of patients, and recognizes compliance with The Joint Commission’s strict national standards.
Advanced Certification Programs:
Safe Sleep Champion - Gold Certified
Community Medical Center is proud to be a Gold-level Certified Safe Sleep Champion – achieving the highest level of national safe sleep certification. Awarded by the Cribs for Kids® National Infant Safe Sleep Initiative, this certification recognizes our commitment to reducing infant sleep-related deaths by:
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Community Medical Center earned the nation’s top distinction for patient safety with an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group. This honor acknowledges the efforts of our caregivers to keep our patients safe. We’re proud to be recognized as one of the safest hospitals in America.