Expecting? Expect More with Our Maternity Services
Click here for our full list of maternity classes, or call 818.902.5222 to register
Last updated on 8/20/20
Due to COVID-19, our current Visitor Policy is restricted to one guest
only in our Maternity Services unit. Thank you for your understanding
as we continue to practice safety measures. Click here for more information on our
Visiting Hours page.
Our Family-Centered Approach
In 2015, Valley Presbyterian Hospital received the prestigious designation
as a "Baby Friendly Hospital" through Baby-Friendly USA (BFUSA),
a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and
UNICEF. With more than 3,000 babies born each year, Maternity Services
at Valley Presbyterian Hospital is one of the busiest maternity units
in the San Fernando Valley region. We offer a family-centered approach
and are dedicated to providing comfort and support through the journey
of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. By choosing our Maternity Services,
you'll have access to:
- Our highly trained, compassionate staff to assist you with your needs and
answer all your questions.
- A 24-hour, on-call obstetrician who is at the hospital to handle deliveries
and emergencies, if the need arises.
- An intimate family birthing suite where you and your baby stay together
for precious bonding time.
- A sleeper chair in the room so your spouse or partner can stay with you.
- A nursing staff that is specially trained in breastfeeding support and
lactation consultants who are available even after your hospital stay.
- Free Maternal Child Health Education classes on topics such as prenatal
care, childbirth preparation, breastfeeding preparation and support, and
Rooms Designed for Comfort, Safety and Support
Our Maternity unit includes a Labor & Delivery Room, and a Postpartum Room.
Click here for a 360° view of the rooms and more information.
Other Maternity Services Programs
In addition, Maternity Services offers several programs, initiatives, and
levels of care designed to ensure you and your new baby receive the highest
standard of care possible. These include:
Perinatal Center, which offers a wide range of services to care for women with high-risk
Laborist Program, offering high quality, around-the-clock obstetric care for both mother
and baby. Our program was the first of its kind to be offered in the San
Fernando Valley and ensures the health and safety of our patients.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Welcome Baby, a free program that offers information, resources, and support through
pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
- Our Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative to support and promote breastfeeding.
- High-risk infant follow-up care.
To arrange a free tour of our Maternity Services unit, please call 818.902.5222.