Important Information

COVID-19 and Pregnancy - An Update for our Patients

We would like to take this opportunity to update you about your maternity care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and assure you that our dedicated team of expert nurses, physicians and midwives are committed to providing safe and effective care to every patient who walks through our doors.

Read the full letter to our patients

Comprehensive care for women and children

Our 20-bed neonatal intensive care unit is staffed by board certified neonatologists and nurses who are specialty trained to care for micro preemies born as early as 23 weeks and other newborns with serious health issues.

Family birthplace at Riverside Community Hospital delivers over 87 percent of the babies in the city of Riverside. More than 3,500 babies are delivered here every year.

Our high-risk pregnancy services

We offer assessment and diagnosis before your baby is born, care for women with high-risk pregnancies and management of early labor. Women can also receive safe, effective treatment for pregnancy-related conditions, such as diabetes or high blood pressure (hypertension).

Neonatal intensive care 

Our neonatal intensive care unit encompassing 20-beds staffed by board certified neonatologists and nurses who are specialty trained to care for small babies born under 30 weeks gestation. Our NICU transport team is ready day or night to facilitate transfers of sick babies from other hospitals not able to care for them.

Prenatal education services

Our women's services center gives parents the information and tools they need to give their new baby the best start in life. We offer free courses, including childbirth preparation and breastfeeding. Our virtual maternity tours are also a popular option to become better acquainted with our facility and staff. Upcoming classes are listed on this page or you may visit our calendar of events to view all classes available.

Our breastfeeding center

Our breastfeeding center is open to the public to assist mothers with any breastfeeding needs and serves as a follow-up visit where moms can have babies weighed.

Our hope is through education, aid and support, the mothers in our community will have a confident and positive breastfeeding experience.

The breastfeeding center is open by appointment only Monday, 1:00p.m. to and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For information, please call (951) 684-4621 or (951) 788-3252. For 24-hour breastfeeding support, please call Loving Support at (888) 451-2499.