Inpatient care

Since Ozarks Healthcare opened its doors in 1959, one thing has been consistent -- our dedication to providing excellent obstetrical care to mother and child. Our nurses are experts in the care of mothers and their babies. They offer specialized care before, during, and after your baby is born as well as excellent nursing advice.

What Makes Ozarks Healthcare Women's Center Special

  • At Ozarks Healthcare, our highly skilled OB staff welcome each mother and family-to-be in a warm, friendly, environment.
  • Referral to Women's Health Physicians (OB/GYN, Family Practice, and Pediatrics)
  • Individualized pain management
  • Newborn gift items at the Ozarks Healthcare Gift Shop
  • Newborn photo program
  • Souvenir newborn footprints
  • Family-centered care
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Flexible visiting hours
  • Involvement of fathers and the inclusion of sibling visits with the mother and newborn
  • Promotes the non-separation of mothers and newborns
  • Level 2 Nursery with professionals and equipment to care for many high-risk newborns
  • Infant security system

Specialized Services

Lactation Consultant

New Women's Center Construction with OB Coworkers 

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Cathy Driscoll, RNC, IBCLC
International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant
417-256-9111 ext. 6440

Services include:

  • pre- and post-natal consultation
  • prenatal breastfeeding classes
  • telephone counseling
  • in-hospital visit
  • telephone follow-up after discharge
Prenatal Classes

Ozarks Healthcare regularly offers prenatal classes, which are free to mothers delivering at Ozarks Healthcare. For more information or to register, call 417-256-9111 ext. 6440.

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