Life’s First Hellos
Say your first hello to your new addition at
St. John’s Regional Medical Center.
Maternity and Birth Center
When it’s time to say your first hello to your baby, do it at St. John’s Regional Medical Center. Our experienced team combines technology and comfort to assist and support you through the birth of your child. From prenatal care to post-partum support, St. John’s has something to offer.
Encuentre información acerca de los servicios de Maternidad y Centro de Natalidad.
Combining Comfort with Advanced Technology
The birth of a child is a time of awe, happiness, and change, and it's also a time to make some important decisions. At St. John's Regional Medical Center, you will receive the support you need and the expertise you expect before, during, and after the birth of your baby. Our welcoming staff involve you and your family and keep you informed of progress, new information, expected doctor visits, changes in the birth plan, and more.
Personalized Birth Plan
Equipment and Advancements
My Baby Mobile App
Tracking your pregnancy is made easy with the Dignity Health My Baby mobile app!
Classes for Expectant Parents and Families
We offer a number of classes and programs to prepare expectant parents and siblings for the new addition to their family, including:
- Breastfeeding classes
- Cesarean birth class
- Childbirth classes
- Childbirth refresher course
- Mommy and Me and Mom and Tot groups
- Parenting classes
- Sibling classes
Payment and registration is required prior to attending classes. Please note that classes are subject to change or cancellation if enrollment does not meet minimum requirements. Refunds will be provided if notification for class cancellation is prior to the class date. For more information about any of our classes, please call 805.988.2784.
Free tours of the Family Childbirth Center allow parents to obtain information about the hospital and maternity services, and feel comfortable with their choice to deliver at St. John’s. The maternity tour includes:
- Pre-registration paperwork for delivering at St. John’s Regional Medical Center
- A packet of information about the services offered at St. John’s Regional Medical Center
- A walk-through of the Labor and Delivery rooms, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and the Mother-Infant Unit
You'll receive a copy of our maternity packet if you attend one of our childbirth classes or maternity tours, or you can download any of the items listed below:
- Maternity Care and Birth Services Packet
- Active Labor and Pain Management Resources
- C-Section Information
- Sacred Hour Information
- What to Expect for Your Newborn
- Infant Security
- Breastfeeding Resources
- Baby Bistro Information
- Questions to Ask When Selecting a Pediatrician
- Maternity Registration Form
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Should your baby need critical care after delivery, a 16-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is available, offering highly specialized care to our tiniest patients.
Perinatal Family Advisory Board (PFAB)
The Perinatal Family Advisory Board (PFAB) meets monthly and works collaboratively with hospital administration and staff of St. John's Regional Medical Center to ensure that patients remain at the heart of all we do.
Pre-Registration and Pre-Admission
Our pre-admission option allows you to complete all necessary admission paperwork before arriving at the hospital for delivery.
Click here to pre-register online. It's quick and easy!
If you prefer, you can also pick up registration paperwork during your hospital tour, or call us at 805.988.2784 to request the required paperwork, or you may download the maternity registration form here and return the hard copy to the hospital.