Best Birth Center on the Peninsula
Sequoia was voted a Family Favorite 2016 “Best Birth Center” by readers of Bay Area Parent magazine, seven years in a row.
Preparing for pregnancy, being pregnant and having a baby are all exciting times in your life—and we’re here to help. The labor and delivery staff at Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital provides personal, expert care for mothers and babies.
Services We Offer
- 24-hour anesthesia and OB doctor coverage
- An onsite Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) within our Birth Center. If your baby is premature or requires intensive care, your newborn will be cared for on site in the NICU by doctors and nurses from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford who specialize in neonatology care.
- Breastfeeding support during the hospital stay and through crucial early weeks in the life of a new baby. Consultants are registered nurses who are International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certified.
- Vaccinations against whooping cough. We advise all baby caregivers, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, partners and nannies, be vaccinated against whooping cough.
- Obaby Designs offers newborn hospital photo sessions right in your room.
Zika Virus and Pregnancy
- Register for prenatal and postnatal classes, and orientation classes, at Classes and Events or call .
- Schedule varies. Please sign up by your 7th month of pregnancy.
- We also encourage expectant parents to review the Frequently Asked Questions.
- Learn more about all of our maternity and family programs, offered by our Health & Wellness Center.
Breast Feeding Support
At Sequoia Hospital, we embrace breastfeeding. We offer mothers and families extensive information while helping moms achieve their goals.
Level II NICU
Chances are your baby will be perfect in every way. But, if your baby is premature or requires intensive care, your newborn will receive expert care right here at Sequoia Hospital.
Maternity and Family Programs
Supporting families means being there every step of the way. Sequoia Hospital is here for you from the moment you know you are pregnant until long after you go home.
Whooping cough disease (also called pertussis) causes coughing fits that make it hard to breathe. It spreads easily when someone with the disease coughs or sneezes. It can be life threatening to infants.