Your childbirth team is highly skilled and focused on a healthy delivery for you and your baby. At Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare, you can expect your doctor and nurses to provide seamless coordination and support throughout your hospital stay. Your team will consist of your OB/GYN, pediatric hospitalist, maternal-child nurses, anesthesiologist and breastfeeding specialist.
Your OB/GYN provides medical care throughout your pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum. If you should need emergency physician care during any part of your stay, our in-house OB Laborist will coordinate care with your OB/GYN.
Your pediatrician will round on your baby during your hospital stay. If your baby needs extra help during delivery or while in the NICU, we have Stanford Children’s Health pediatric hospitalists on-site, around the clock. Stanford Children’s Health is recognized throughout the world as a leader in health care, known for innovation, medical breakthroughs, and compassionate care.
Nurses and Staff
Your nurses care for you throughout your stay and have years of experience in caring for moms and newborns. Many of our nurses have specialized training in neonatal care, labor and delivery, mom and baby care, and pediatrics.
Our dedicated OB anesthesiologist is available on the unit to collaborate with you and the team and will help you achieve the pain support desired for your delivery.
To provide support for breastfeeding mothers, we have certified lactation consultants who will visit you during your hospital stay and who are available in the Lactation Center after discharge. Our Lactation Center provides breast pumps for purchase or rent, as well as nursing supplies, education and support. Lactation specialists are available every day of the year.