Your birth day is a day that launches a lifetime of possibilities. Where you choose to welcome the newest addition to your family is the first of many important decisions you’ll make on their behalf. Embark on your journey in a place that is focused on you, anticipates and attends to your needs: Methodist Hospital of Sacramento Family Birth Center.
The Perfect Setting
From the moment you pull up in our “Mother in Labor” parking, it’s all about you. You’ll experience labor and delivery in the same spacious private birthing suite. Each contemporary birthing suite and postpartum room is thoughtfully provided with an abundance of special features including:
Organic bath and body products
Gourmet meal and celebratory cupcakes
iPod docking station
Fold-out sleeper sofas
Flat screen TV
DVD player and movie library
Volunteer doulas are on call on a first-come, first-served basis
Full range of pain management options including Nitrous Oxide light sedation
Support of a board-certified lactation consultant
At Methodist Hospital, you and your baby will be taken care of by a team of skilled physicians, maternity nurses, and staff. We are committed to working with you to discuss your birthing plan and pain management options.
Special Care for Special Babies
Methodist Hospital also features a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained staff who specialize in care for babies that need a bit more TLC.
Methodist Hospital is proud to be recognized as a Baby-Friendly Hospitalwhich recognizes birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
Methodist Hospital of Sacramento is pleased to provide doula services to obstetric patients. A doula is a trained professional that provides physical and emotional support to a woman and her support team during labor and birth. Research shows that women who use doulas have reduced labor times, fewer medical interventions, greater breastfeeding success, and are generally happier with their birth experience. Learn More