The center is also more kid friendly, the offiicials said, which is important when a newborn’s siblings come to visit.
The new MHP Birthing Center is located on the north side of campus. It is staffed 24/7 by certified obstetrics nurses. Mahaska Health Partnership, located in Oskaloosa, is a nonprofit health system.
As for Lexika, she and Mom got to go home Thursday to meet her two big brothers, 16-month-old Bentley and 7-year-old Jaemon.
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