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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Labor and Delivery: (424) 259-9250
Classes and General Information: (424) 259-8253
Lactation Support: (424) 259-8248
The BirthPlace, Santa Monica is one of Southern California's most comprehensive maternity centers. It provides family-centered care and offers a wide range of services to make your birthing experience an event to cherish.
To ensure a safe and comfortable birthing experience, The BirthPlace, Santa Monica offers the highest-quality healthcare professionals and the latest proven technology in a comfortable setting. Our elegant Labor/Delivery/Recovery rooms are designed to feel like a home or a hotel room, while our Postpartum Unit — where you and your baby will stay after your delivery — features private rooms with upgraded deluxe options.
To encourage bonding and continuity of care, we keep you and your baby together as much as possible and provide the same nurse to care for both of you during your hospital stay.
The UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica is among the California hospitals recognized by California Health and Human Services on behalf of Smart Care California for reducing cesarean births for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies. 111 hospitals, representing 45 percent of the 242 California birthing hospitals, were named to the 2017 Hospital C-Section Honor Roll, achieving the Healthy People 2020 target of 23.9 percent or fewer low-risk, first-birth cesarean deliveries.
The BirthPlace, Santa Monica was rated among the best places in Los Angeles to have a baby in the Readers' Choice Awards, L.A. Parent magazine.