OSF St. Joseph Medical Center

Resource Center

For the convenience of our moms, moms-to-be, and their loved ones, we have compiled several educational resources.


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Maternity Classes

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center offers a variety of classes for moms-to-be and their loved ones.

Breastfeeding Care

OSF St. Joseph Birthing Center nurses discuss lactation resources we have available for our moms.

Post-Partum Education

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center provides several post-partum educational videos. Topics range from after-birth care for mom and baby, to car seat safety.

At Our Birthing Center

The Birthing Center encourages our new families to watch educational videos on the GetWellNetwork while they are at our Birthing Center. Our families may view these videos from the TV in their room any time that is convenient.

Suggested Videos

  • Breastfeeding

  • CPR

  • Giving Your Baby a Bath

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

The Birthing Center staff also encourages our families to watch the Newborn Channel, which is available in English on channel 23 and Spanish on channel 24 on the televisions in their rooms. The Newborn Channel provides programming on baby care and postpartum topics.