Comprehensive care for women and children

Our women and children services at Riverside Community Hospital combine the ideal blend of expert clinicians and compassionate professionals who can provide for the important needs of women and children.

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.

Our pediatric unit

Our 16-bed pediatric unit cares for patients ranging in ages from newborn to teenagers. Our dedicated team of registered nurses love working with children and have worked with the pediatric population for most of their nursing careers. We work closely with many Inland Empire pediatric physicians and have a network of hospitalists in case you do not have a physician in the area.

We admit patients from our emergency room or directly from your doctor’s office. Riverside Community Hospital is also equipped to provide outpatient and inpatient surgical services for your child.