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Your baby’s first smile, first laugh, first step are precious moments every parent cherishes. If you're planning for a new arrival, you've come to the right place.
You can rest assured you are receiving the best care at Northridge Hospital. The Los Angeles Daily News readers voted us "Best Pediatric Care", plus Healthgrades named us a Five-Star Recipient for Maternity Care for 7 Years in a Row. Parents choose Northridge Hospital to deliver their newborn where there’s an entire floor dedicated solely to the birthing experience. Our program offers an extensive series of expectant parent classes, a baby portrait, online nursery service and more.
For 65 years, Northridge Hospital has served the San Fernando Valley's health care needs - offering the highest quality, comprehensive maternity care. Los Angeles Newsweek, in partnership with The Leapfrog Group, recently voted us as one of the "Best Maternity Hospitals" of 2020. We are extremely honored to receive this award, and look forward to welcoming you and your baby at Northridge Hospital.
Although Hospital staff is always present, the rooms provide a home-like atmosphere with warm soothing colors, wood floors and medical equipment stored out of sight in the room’s custom wood cabinetry.
Private Birth Suites
The Labor-Delivery- Recovery (LDR) suites allow you to remain in one room during all phases of your labor and delivery.
Baby will be rooming-in with you from birth to discharge.
Fully-equipped for cesarean section deliveries, the surgical room is located on the unit, giving you the comfort of knowing there is immediate access if this should become necessary.
The NICU at Northridge Hospital Medical Center offers the most advanced services needed for your premature baby.
Our newly designed state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) features a family-centered atmosphere while still providing assurance that highly sophisticated care is immediately administered.
Baby-Friendly® USA, Inc. has designated Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital as a Baby-Friendly hospital. Northridge Hospital is one of less than 10 percent of hospitals in the U.S. to earn this Baby-Friendly® Designation for adopting care practices that promote the highest level of breastfeeding support and education in the first crucial months of a baby's life. Learn More
An additional resources with free access for parents to watch birth stories is available here.