St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
1100 West Stewart Dr, Orange, CA 92868714.633.9111
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Bridges for Newborns
Caring for Women with Maternal Depression
Center for Maternal Fetal Health
The Golden Hour
Labor and Delivery
Laborist Program
Maternity Online Tour
Mother-Baby Assessment Center
Mother-Baby Unit
Perinatal Comfort Care
Classes and Support
CHOC Children's
For Baby
Announce Baby's Birth on the Internet
Baby's Birth Certificate
The Stork Stop Boutique
For Expectant Parents
Classes and Support
Forms & Instructions for Expectant Parents
The Golden Hour
The Stork Stop Boutique
Where to Park
Meet Our Obstetricians
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Meet Our Pediatricians
For Family and Friends
The Golden Hour
Where to Park
Visitor Policy
Maternity Online Tour
Patient and Family Resources
St. Joseph Health Hub
The Stork Stop Boutique
Your Pregnancy
Common Discomfort
Fetal Kick Count
Personal Birth Plan
Second Trimester
Third Trimester
Warning Signs
What to Bring
When to Call Your Doctor

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Patient and Family Resources

Emergency Phone Numbers
St. Joseph Hospital Emergency Room
714-771-8233

Fire Department/Medic Orange County/ Police (Emergency)
911

Poison Control
1-800-222-1222

Breastfeeding Support Services - Help, supplies, pump rentals and more
St. Joseph Hospital Mother-Baby Assessment Center (assistance/supplies)
Breast pumps - electric and manual, and other breastfeeding supplies. Bras, girdles and lingerie.
714-744-8764

Health Education & Support Services

St. Joseph Hospital Community Education
Various classes offered.
714-771-8266

St. Joseph Hospital Perinatal Education
714-771-8266

Bridges for Newborns Program
714-744-8822

American Red Cross
Babysitting, CPR Classes
714-481-5300

CHOC Children's (Children's Hospital of Orange County)
Babysitter training, many other classes for parents
714-532-8887 or www.choc.org/community

La Leche League
Information and support for breastfeeding mothers/ Monthly group meetings/phone counseling
714-965-1182 or www.lalecheleague.org/web/california.html

St. Joseph Hospital Mother-Baby Assessment Center
Answers to questions about breastfeeding, newborn care, issues specific to mothers after birth, including dealing with emotions.
714-744-8764

WIC (Women, Infants, Children Program)
A U.S. federal government program administered through county health departments/agencies providing supplemental nutritional coupons, as well as nutritional evaluation and counseling for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Supplemental nutritional coupons are also available for infants and children to 3 years of age.
714-834-8333

St. Joseph Hospital Social Services (referral and information)
714-771-8177

St. Joseph Postpartum Depression program
714-771-8101

In-Home Help (St. Joseph Private Home Health Services)
714-712-9559

KID-CARE (free official child care referral service)
714-543-2273

Mothers of Twins/Triplets Clubs (referrals to local clubs)
877-540-2200

Parent-to-Parent Infant Support
For families of children with special needs
714-532-8521

Regional Center for Orange County
Free coordination of services for developmentally delayed infants and children
714-796-5100 or www.rcocdd.com

Birth Registry and Certificates
714-480-6700 or www.ochealthinfo.com/public

District Attorney Family Support
714-541-0257

Social Security
1-800-772-1213

March of Dimes
Referrals to support groups for Downs Syndrome, hydrocephalus, neurofibromatosis and spina bifida
415-788-2202 or www.marchofdimes.com

Info Link (Parenting Resources)
Dial 211 or 888-600-4357 www.211.org

Car Seat Safety
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A
Orange County low-cost car seat purchase
1-800-745-SAFE

City of Orange Police Department
714-744-7451

CHOC Children's (Children's Hospital of Orange County)
Information related to low-cost car seats
714-532-8887 or www.choc.org/community
Special Needs

Pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death (support groups):

Perinatal Bereavement Support Group

714-771-8000 (ext. 13295)

St. Joseph Hospital Support Group for loss of a baby at any stage of pregnancy
714-771-8000 (ext. 14960)

Healing Hearts (meets at CHOC)
714-532-8521

Hoping and Sharing
714-532-8521

Empty Arms
714-532-8521

Compassionate Friends (death of a child any age)
714-750-9237

Caring for Women with Maternal Depression
714-771-8101

St. Joseph Hospital Physician Referral
714-633-DOCS

Stork Stop Boutique
744-8764
363 Main Street, Orange, CA (located at Mother-Baby Assessment Center)
We offer other products to meet your pregnancy, nursing and parenting needs:

  • Nursing clothes
  • Maternity and postpartum items
  • Support belts
  • Nursing pillows
  • Over-the-shoulder baby holders
  • Nursing stools

Suggested Books to Read
Touchpoints-Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development - by Terry Brazelton

A Mother's Almanac - by Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons (A book on loving and living with small children)

Dr. Mom - by Marianne Neifert, M.D. (A guide to baby and child care)

A Sigh of Relief - by Martin I. Green (A book of safety and maintaining good health in a "what to do until you can get the child to the doctor" approach to medicine)

The First 12 Months - by Frank Caplan (Princeton Center for infancy and early childhood. A guide to help you follow your child's growth)

The Second 12 Months - by Frank and Theresa Caplan (Picks up where the first book left off. Includes tips
from many infant and toddler experts)

The Baby Book - by William and Martha Sears (Practical and reassuring help for the challenges of baby care)

Nighttime Parenting - by William Sears, M.D. (How to get your baby and child to sleep)

The Fussy Baby - by William Sears, M.D. (How to bring out the best in your high-need child)

Becoming a Father - by William Sears, M.D. (How to nurture and enjoy your family)

The Nursing Mother's Companion - by Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S.

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding - by La Leche League, International

Your Child's Health - by Barton D. Schmitt, M.D. (The parents' guide to symptoms, emergencies, common
illnesses, behavior and school problems)

Essential for Childbearing Years - by Elizabeth Nobel (Exercise during pregnancy)

Just So It's Healthy - by Lucy Barry Robe (Pregnancy)

What to Expect When You're Expecting - by Eisenberg, Murkoff and Hathaway

Commonsense Childbirth - by Lester Dessez Hazell

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn - by Penny Simkin

Shared Childbirth - by Celeste Phillips and Phillip Summer

Having Twins - by Elizabeth Noble

The Nursing Mother's Companion - by Kathleen Huggins

What to Expect the First Year - by Eisenberg, Murkoff and Hathaway

Taking Care of Your New Baby - by Marsha Walker and Jeanne Watson Driscoll

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5 - by Steven Shelov, MD and Robert Hannemann, MD

Sibling Rivalry - by Seymour Reit

Welcoming Your Second Baby - by Vicki Lansky

Preparation for Parenting - by Donna Ewy

Tools for Entertaining Tots - by Roz Silva

Happiest Baby on the Block - Harvey Karp, MD

Suggested Videos to Watch

The Happiest Baby on the Block - Harvey Karp, M.D.

Touch Points - T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.

Breastfeeding the Premature Infant - Wyeth Pediatrics

Hush Little Baby - Tim Healey

The Real Deal on Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding Productions

The Dad Difference - Injoy Videos