The moment you meet your baby happens only once. Ensure it happens in a place dedicated to extraordinary care for babies and new mothers. Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento is a designated Baby-Friendly Hospital by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund. A Baby-Friendly designation is the gold standard of maternity care and demonstrates our commitment to the healthiest start for you and your baby.
Our family-centered birth center, in the Anderson Lucchetti Women’s and Children’s Center, offers 20 private labor and delivery rooms, 3 dedicated operating rooms for cesarean births and 51 postpartum patient rooms. Every room has a rest area for a family member to remain at the mother's bedside throughout their stay. Immediately following birth, mother and baby enjoy skin-to-skin contact and an hour of uninterrupted family bonding time.
If you want to have a natural childbirth, our staff is there to offer coaching and comfort options. Should you decide that you want something more for pain, we offer obstetrical anesthesiologists 24 hours a day.
In addition to your doctor, our care team is committed to working with you throughout the labor process. To make your birth experience as comfortable and personalized as possible, please download and fill out the Preferences for Labor and Birth form (PDF). Review this form with your care team as your labor progresses.