Pregnancy and Maternal Care

MercyOne Newton Medical Center (Hospital)

Our campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital’s physical medicine and rehabilitation center.

Services offered at our campus include 

Mercy One

  • Sleep
  • Neurology
  • General Surgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Pain Management
  • Oncology & Hematology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Iowa Heart Cardiology
  • Iowa Heart Vascular

The Iowa Clinic

  • Sleep
  • Pulmonology
  • ENT
  • Kidney Physicians (Nephrology) 

Other Specialties 

  • Mission Health Oncology & Hematology 
  • Iowa Ear Center
  • Iowa Ortho
  • Wolfe Eye Clinic
  • Dermatology
  • Allergist

Click this link  for more information about our providers and services. 

204 N. 4th Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208

Newton Clinic

Newton Clinic is a multi-specialty clinic serving the citizens of Newton, Iowa, and the greater Jasper County area. Our 20 providers offer healthcare services in the areas of family medicine, obstetrics (pregnancy), gynecology, internal medicine, and podiatry. 

Newton Clinic is owned by the member physicians and employs about 60 full-time employees. Our 17,000-square-foot facility includes a full-service laboratory, full-service X-ray department, obstetric ultrasound unit, fetal non-stress testing unit, video flexible sigmoidoscope unit, treadmill, and three surgical procedure/casting rooms. The physicians of the Newton Clinic primarily admit patients to MercyOne Newton Medical Center.

Keywords: pregnancy, birth control, primary care, doctor, immunizations, shots, peds, foot

300 N. 4th Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208
Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM, Saturday: 9:00 AM to noon


Pregnancy Center of Central Iowa

Free and confidential pregnancy testing, counseling, information, practical assistance, & referrals. Earn While You Learn with Pregnancy, infant care & development, toddler, & parenting classes. “Money” earned can be spent in our store for diapers, infant and children’s clothing, maternity clothing, and baby equipment.

Keywords: pregnancy, pregnant, baby, items, parenting, maternal, prenatal, car seat, baby, infant.

709 1st Ave. W., Suite 1
Newton, IA 50208

Parenting, Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) Short Years Partnership Jasper County location

  • Parents As Teachers (PAT) is an early childhood parent education and family support program that serves families with children from pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten. PAT services are available in Dallas, Madison, Warren, Jasper, and Marion counties. 
  • How does Parents as Teachers work? Personal visits, parent group connections, developmental screenings, and resource networks. 
  • To learn more Parents as Teachers - Jasper Co.
  • Parent Educators: Felicia Hazelton and Tracie Backstrom. 
  • Facebook:

Keywords: PAT, pregnant, prenatal, infant, parent, parenting, home visits, diapers, parent group, incentives, baby, toddler

709 1st Ave W, Suite
Newton, IA 50208

Martha's House of Hope

Martha's House of Hope is a non-profit organization, founded by Roman Catholic individuals committed to providing shelter, life skills and hope to pregnant mothers and their babies; to strive for lives of self-reliance, a sense of service and the realization of their God-given dignity, regardless of their beliefs. Martha's House of Hope seeks to partner with people of all faiths who desire to support this mission with their prayers, time, talent and/or treasure.

PO Box 305
Ames, IA 50010

MICA (Mid-Iowa Community Action) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program and Maternal Child Health programs

Mid Iowa Community Action 

WIC Times and locations:

Newton Salvation Army

  • 1st Monday of every month
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
    10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday and Wednesday of every month
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Howard St. Christian Church in Colfax

  • 1st Wednesday of every month
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1001 S. 18th Ave.
Marshalltown, IA

Understanding Dads for Moms - Discover Hope

This is an 8-week class aimed at helping moms with the challenges of motherhood via improved communication skills, co- parenting, and understanding the father’s role in parenting. The class is sponsored by Children and Families of IA and facilitated by DH517 volunteers.

733 1st Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208

Young Women's Resource Center

The Young Women’s Resource Center provides a broad range of perinatal services for pregnant and parenting young women through the age of 24. At a time when young women can feel most alone or in need of help, the Young Women’s Resource Center can provide comfort and stability through its programs, resources, and groups. These programs are designed to equip the young mom or expecting mom with the skills to address the challenges of parenting so they can focus on its joys.

The Young Women’s Resource Center is not a medical provider, and we do not offer medical services. The YWRC is a private, independent organization and is not affiliated with any other organizations.

818 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Disclaimer: This information was provided by agencies in the community. It may not be all-encompassing and some information changes often. For Jasper County offices and contact information, browse our county directory.

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