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Women's Health Center

Women's Health Center

Wiles Baby December 2013, perinatal navigator
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“Professional Care with a Personal Touch” is what you can expect from us.

OUR SERVICES

Perinatal Navigator

A Perinatal Nurse Navigator is there to educate and guide you throughout your pregnancy. She is available to help ensure that your pregnancy and birth experience are everything you hoped.

At Daviess Community Hospital, our Navigator is a registered nurse who has years of experience caring for pregnant patients and new moms, with a particular specialty for offering support to women with medical conditions affecting pregnancy and the postpartum period.

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Our navigator will also assist in obtaining resources for you and your baby. Desiree’ Lewis, RN, BSN,DCH Perinatal Navigator has been a nurse for 11 years at Daviess Community Hospital. After spending a short time in a Float Pool position she transitioned to Labor & Delivery to pursue her passion in Women’s Health. During these years of nursing she has remained PRN on OB and explored many areas of nursing. She has completed two L&D travel contracts in Port Charlotte, Florida and Seymour, Indiana. Prior to accepting the Perinatal Navigator role she was employed by Anthem, Inc. as an OB Case Manager specializing in High Risk Obstetrics and Substance Use Disorder. She obtained her Associates of Nursing from Vincennes University and Bachelor’s Degree from University of Southern Indiana.

Contact Desiree’ Lewis, RN, BSN at: (812) 254-2760 Ext. 1333 OR (812) 698-6042 (texting welcome)

dlewis@dchosp.org

Lactation Services

Here at Daviess Community Hospital, we are proud to offer breastfeeding services provided by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a Certified Lactation Counselor. They see everyone inpatient as needed and outpatient for any breastfeeding difficulties. They are also available by phone for any questions or concerns and provide a monthly breastfeeding support group free of charge. A breastfeeding class is also taught as part of the childbirth series.

Lactation Voicemail Line: 812-254-2760 ext. 1344

Child Passenger Safety Program

We are proud to provide car seat education to all families as a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) is available. We will inspect the car seat in the vehicle and assess the child in the car seat to ensure proper fit and installation. A car seat class is also offered as part of the childbirth series. Our goal is to make sure every child is traveling as safely as possible and that caregivers have up-to-date, accurate information. Daviess Community Hospital is currently partnered with the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and the Indiana Automotive Safety Program to be the only Permanent Fitting Station in the area! Please see the Services tab for more information on the Permanent Fitting Station. You may contact the Child Passenger Safety Program at 812-254-2760 ext. 1359.

Additional Services

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pregnancy nutrition, jodie dawn, photography, baby photos, infant photo, newborn photosBABIES BORN AT DCH CAN LEAVE THEIR FOOTPRINT ON THE HOSPITAL
Give a lasting tribute in honor of your little one born at Daviess Community Hospital who has left a footprint on your heart. Click Here for information about the DCH Foundation Cradle Wall Program


Contact

Shawna O'Kelley-Brinson, RN, Director of Obstetrics, Nursery and Childbirth Education
812.254.8880 Ext. 1345
sbrinson@dchosp.org

Desiree’ Lewis, RN, BSN, DCH Perinatal Navigator

(812) 254-2760 Ext. 1333 or (812) 696-6042 (texting welcome)

dlewis@dchosp.org

Melissa Schroeder, RNC, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant
mschroeder@dchosp.org

Melissa Smith, RN, IBCLC, CPST-I
Lactation Consultant

Child Passenger Safety Instructor

812-254-2760 ext. 1359
msmith2@dchosp.org

Daviess Community Hospital
1314 E Walnut St - PO Box 760
Washington, IN 47501