Pregnancy and Childbirth
Family Birth Centers
The birth of a baby is a miraculous and happy occasion, involving loved
ones in the joyous celebration of a new life, and bringing family and
friends closer together. We understand how important it is for the mother-to-be
to plan for the birth of her child. You want everything to be perfect,
from the home-like comfort of the birthing suite to the outstanding attention
you'll receive from an expert team of skilled and supportive healthcare
Find an OB/GYN
At Santa Rosa Memorial and Petaluma Valley hospitals, we are committed
to the highest standards of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive
healthcare to moms, babies and their families. We express our commitment
by embracing our values of Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and
Each birth experience is unique, just like the child who is entering the
world. The staff in our Family Birth Centers treats every new mother,
her baby and family with individualized care, because every new birth
is special. We provide excellent medical care, while surrounding patients
with a comfortable environment, plenty of smiles, friendly assistance
and advice, and educational resources to get every baby off to a healthy
start. Your OB will help ensure you have the resources and support you
need through the labor and delivery of your child.
Our Family Birth Centers are a holistic space for your baby’s safe
and happy entrance into the world. We listen to you, respect your preferences
and address your concerns. Our programs are designed to support your unique
and personal birth plan.
Alternative Pain Management
We offer virtual reality goggles as an alternative way to manage pain or
anxiety at your prenatal appointments, and during the birth of your child.
Highest VBAC Success Rate
If you want a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean (VBAC), we have the
highest VBAC success rate in the region and are one of the few hospitals
in the area that offer this service. We help you understand the benefits
and risks of a VBAC so you can make an informed choice about your delivery options.
UCSF Intensive Care Nursery
- Most babies enter the world without needing special services after delivery,
but if they do, the UCSF Intensive Care Nursery at Santa Rosa Memorial
Hospital is ready around-the-clock to care for our tiniest and most vulnerable patients.
A high-risk OB service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to
lend expertise when needed.
UCSF Intensive Care Nursery at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
We offer tours of our facilities. For information about scheduling a tour call:
- Petaluma Valley Hospital - (707) 778-1111
- Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital - (707) 522-1544
We offer a variety of classes in anticipation of the birth of your baby
including childbirth preparation, infant CPR, newborn care and breast
feeding support. Visit our
Events calendar for upcoming classes at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital or call (707) 522-1544
for more information.
Take a Class