Of the joys and challenges you face in life, none is more extraordinary than having your first baby. From the moment you find out that you're pregnant to the day you give birth, you'll experience many changes and learn new ways to take care of yourself and your growing baby.
Mother and baby experts from our hospitals and physician groups in the Sutter network have shared their knowledge and expertise to provide you with the best possible care. Working together, we established care recommendations based on the experiences of more than 152,000 first-time mothers across our network. This scientific evidence identified best practices for promoting a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. The following compiled information for first-time mothers recognizes and supports this magnificent time in your life.