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At Family Birth Center, mother and baby come first
By Andrew Fickes
The Puyallup Herald
The approximately 40,000-square-foot Family Birth Center at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital has provided patient-centered care to the greater East Pierce County region since 2001. ...
“I am privy to a miracle every day,” said Stacey DeMaranville, the nurse manager for the labor and delivery center. “And to help a family out in what is potentially one of the scariest times in their life is a blessing. Not only am I here for the moms, but I’m here for the dads, too. I’m a back rubber and a best friend. We have to be very quick on our feet and embrace where they are and include their wishes as best we can.”...
Jesse Heine gave birth to baby Sophia at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27. Sophia, the third child of Jesse and her husband, Chris Heine, was born 5 pounds, 15 ounces. The Heines, who live in Bonney Lake, said they’ve had a rewarding experience at Good Samaritan.
“It’s always very welcoming to families,” Jesse Heine said. “I’ve never had a bad nurse. I’ve always have had nurses that fit and meet my needs. It’s a good support network here.”
Learn more about the Family Birth Center.
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Posted on May 4, 2011 in