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Family Birth Center

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Your baby’s birth is a miraculous, joyful occasion. In our Family Birth Center, we celebrate this new life by offering specialized care to you and your baby before, during and after birth.

If your newborn is born premature or seriously ill, please take comfort knowing that we provide outstanding care in the UCSF Intensive Care Nursery at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Learn more about our perinatal services

In the Family Birth Center, we keep a close eye on you and your newborn and attend to your needs. Your care team may include:

  • Lactation specialists
  • Midwives
  • Neonatologists
  • Nurses
  • Obstetrician/gynecologists
  • Pediatricians Pediatric specialists who care for baby’s lungs, heart, brain, kidneys and other organs
  • Physical and occupational therapists Respiratory therapists
  • Social workers
  • Surgeons
Newborns who are fragile and critically ill receive the highest level of care and attention in the UCSF Intensive Care Nursery at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Here, your baby will be monitored around the clock by specially trained neonatologists, pediatricians and nurses.

Physicians and parents at the Family Birth Center can consult with pediatric cardiologists at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center through our special partnership with their hospital.

Our Intensive Care Nursery also offers video conferencing so that loved ones from across town – or across the world – can see your newborn.
Sometimes breastfeeding is a little tricky at first. At the Family Birth Center, our expert lactation consultants offer support and helpful tips. After you and your baby go home, we support you with telephone and outpatient consultations. We also offer breastfeeding support groups or individual consultations with our Lactation consultant in Spanish and English. 

Lactation services are available to all new mothers who deliver babies at Santa Rosa Memorial. Outpatient lactation services are available to anyone, regardless of where they deliver their baby.
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