Leap Day Baby 2024

March 5, 2024 in News, OB

Leap Year Baby Born at Regional Medical Center

On February 29, a Leap Year baby was born at Regional Medical Center in Manchester, Iowa. Jamie Ingle and Eric Willenbring of New Vienna welcomed their baby boy, Drew Joseph.  Drew was born at 1:49 am on February 29th making him a Leap Year baby, also called a “leapling.” He...

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RMC Implements Pediatric Visitor Restrictions

February 20, 2024 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care, News, OB, Regional Medical Center

RMC Implements Pediatric Visitor Restrictions

Due to increased respiratory illness and respiratory hospitalizations in our community, Regional Medical Center in Manchester is implementing visitor restrictions. At this time, children under the age of 14 will not be allowed to visit patients in the hospital. The only exception is in the OB Department. Immediate siblings will...

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Dan and Jamie Venteicher with New Born Baby 2024 (2)

January 4, 2024 in News, OB

Manchester Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2024

It was a special start of the new year for Strawberry Point residents, Dan and Jamie Venteicher. At 12:28am on January 1, 2024, they welcomed a baby boy at Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester. James Daniel weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 22¾ inches. OB and Family Health...

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December 28, 2023 in News, OB

Regional Medical Center Welcomes Christmas Baby Boy

Manchester residents Jake Voss and Carly Croy were given the sweetest Christmas gift as they welcomed a precious baby boy at Regional Medical Center. Croy John was born on December 24, 2023 weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. Regional Medical Center’s midwife, Michelle Radloff along with...

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December 4, 2023 in Auxiliary, News, OB

Christmas Stockings Donated to RMC Newborns

Each year, the Regional Medical Center (RMC) Auxiliary donates “My First Christmas” stockings to the OB Department. Now until the end of Christmas, the OB staff gifts each baby born in the birthing unit this special stocking.  Dubuque residents, Ryan & Makenna Kelley, welcomed their baby girl on November 26,...

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Breastfeeding Support Group 2023_Website

August 14, 2023 in News, OB

Recognizing National Breastfeeding Month

Each year, there is a global campaign to promote and support breastfeeding worldwide. This year the focus is “enabling breastfeeding: making a difference for working parents.” Regional Medical Center (RMC) is shining a light on this subject as August is National Breastfeeding Month.  The mere focus of breastfeeding and the...

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Blanket Warmer_website

May 2, 2023 in Auxiliary, News, OB

RMC Auxiliary Helps Fund New Blanket Warmer for OB Department

Each year the OB Department at Regional Medical Center helps parents in our community welcome their newest additions. Providing a safe and comfortable environment is very important. Recently, the Regional Medical Center Auxiliary was happy to help fund a new blanket warmer for the OB Department, providing $6,858.56 towards this...

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Memphys Hayden_website

March 28, 2023 in News, OB

Volunteer Makes Bunny Hats for Newborns

Regional Medical Center (RMC) Volunteer, Colleen Holtz, donated handmade bunny hats for newborns delivered here at RMC.  Our OB & Family Health team passed out our very first hat to Memphys Hayden Zewen. Parents, Eric and Jordyn of Dyersville, welcomed their baby girl on March 22, 2023 weighing 7 pounds...

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Auxiliary Donates to ED and OB

January 26, 2023 in Auxiliary, Emergency, News, OB

RMC Auxiliary Donates to the Emergency and OB Departments

Every year, Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department ambulances respond to thousands of community emergencies. In 2022, our team responded to 1,065 ambulance calls. Each emergency situation and environment is unique. Therefore, it’s important to ensure our crew is equipped with the tools they need to care for patients in any...

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Archer Ray First Baby 2023 (3)

January 5, 2023 in News, OB

RMC Welcomes First Baby of 2023

Archer Ray Hepler was born on January 2, 2023 at Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  Parents Travis and Kayla Hepler celebrated the new year welcoming their baby boy, Archer Ray, into the world. Dr. May and OB staff helped deliver the new bundle of joy at 6:41PM, weighing 8 pounds...

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Laikyn Marie_First Christmas 2023 (2)_website

November 30, 2022 in Auxiliary, News, OB

“My First Christmas” Stockings Given to Newborns

Manchester residents, Nathan & Hillary Vaske, welcomed their new baby girl on November 28, 2022 at Regional Medical Center (RMC). Soon after Laikyn Marie was born, she was given a Christmas stocking reading “My First Christmas”. This sweet baby girl was the first of many babies born now until Christmas...

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RSV Cases on the Rise_Graphic

November 18, 2022 in News, OB, Regional Medical Center

RSV Cases on the Rise

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a highly contagious illness most commonly affecting infants and toddlers. RSV cases have increased throughout the country, state and here at Regional Medical Center (RMC). Unfortunately, there is a very limited hospital capacity for seriously ill young children.  “With the increase in cases, we are...

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