Online & Community Resources
Resources at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Obstetrics: Information about our pregnancy care, prenatal testing, infertility treatment, high-risk pregnancy care, and labor and delivery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Gynecology: Annual exams, family planning, sexual health, menopause and surgeries.
New Hampshire Fertility Center: Helping couples make their dreams of having children a reality.
Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program: Compassionate care that treats the whole person with the latest therapies.
Urogynecology: Treatment of pelvic floor disorders, a range of conditions involving the reproductive urinary, and lower digestive systems.
Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley matches a trained volunteer with a family for a period of at least three months, generally after children are born. Each week the volunteer goes to the family's home for a few hours to offer help wherever it is needed—respite child care, light chores, links to community resources, or simply for adult conversation! To speak to someone about the program, please call (603) 298-9524.
Also in Lebanon, Person'Elle Confidence is a sophisticated local fashion boutique offering reconstructive post-treatment products in an intimate atmosphere of caring. Call (603) 448-4251 or toll free (888) 448-4251 to schedule your private consultation. We are located in the Chiron Springs Building, 115 Etna Road, Lebanon, NH 03766.
Would you like to move beyond a strictly clinical situation and experience your pregnancy through a more shared and empowered approach? CenteringPregnancy may be the prenatal care just right for you.
Watch our Breastfeeding: Benefits Beyond the Bond video, which interviews moms and providers about the many benefits of breastfeeding and the resources available from Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Bonny Whalen, MD, Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, shares information about caring for your newborn.
Topics include your baby’s first few hours, security in the Birthing Pavilion at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, early tests and procedures, feeding your baby, sleep patterns, visitors, the Period of Purple Crying, further tests and treatments for your baby, as well as various activities that will take place before you take your baby home.
Caring for Your Newborn Video Chapters
- Introduction to Caring for Your Newborn (1:16)
- Your Baby's First Few Hours (2:11)
- Security in the Birthing Pavilion (1:19)
- Early Tests and Procedures (5:02)
- Feeding Your Baby (6:12)
- Sleep Patterns and Your New Baby (1:49)
- Naptime and Visitors (:58)
- Period of Purple Crying (2:11)
- Further Tests and Treatments (:56)
- Other Activities in the Birthing Pavilion (3:14)
Learn more about the DHMC Birthing Pavilion.