Resources for Expectant Parents

Whether you are first-time parents or a growing family, we appreciate your interest in Valley Children's Medical Group. Once your baby is born, one of our Valley Children's Medical Group pediatricians will visit you in the hospital, assess your newborn's health, and answer any questions you might have.

We see newborns at all main hospitals in the region:

Mercy Southwest Hospital 
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Saint Agnes Medical Center
Clovis Community Medical Center
Community Regional Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center


Expectant Parent Resources

Becoming a parent can seem overwhelming, especially as you begin preparing for baby's arrival. Our expectant parent resources break down the process into manageable steps, starting with how to research pediatricians, which question to ask the pediatrician at a prenatal consultation, what to pack in your hospital bag and what your new baby's well child visit will be like

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Why choose a Valley Children's Medical Group pediatrician?

  • High quality care close to home
  • Close relationship with Valley Children's Hospital means that whether your child needs routine well exams or something more serious, they will receive the best care
  • Our board certified pediatricians' goal is to ensure that your child leads a happy and healthy life