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Maternal Child

ECRMC Prenatal Care Services in Imperial Valley

Prepare for the Big Day with El Centro Regional Medical Center

Prenatal care (or "antenatal care") refers to the care pregnant women receive to ensure their health and the health of their unborn child. El Centro Regional Medical Center has a dedicated staff of physicians and support personnel ready to partner with expecting mothers and fathers and see that everything possible is done to ensure healthy a childbirth.

ECRMC prenatal care services include:

  • Observation and evaluation for both mothers and fetal well-being
  • Medication administration and management
  • Limited OB sonograms
  • Intravenous hydration
  • Non-Stress Test (to monitor baby's heart rate)
  • Amniocentesis (AFT) to detect any abnormalities or infections

A Record of Excellence

El Centro Regional Medical Center has not only ensured the healthy delivery of countless Imperial Valley babies, the facility also has had an impressively low rate of premature births. Recently, ECRMC maintained an annual premature birth rate of 5.46 percent—which is less than half the national average. ECRMC is proud of these low rates and continues to invest in prenatal care and women's health services at the hospital.

Want to learn more about prenatal care at El Centro Regional Medical Center? Contact us at 760.339.7100.