Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a variety of medical services, health classes and seminars in San Diego. Learn more about Sharp Mary Birch’s health services and programs including labor and delivery and robotic gynecologic surgery.
- Doula Program
The Doula Program at Sharp Mary Birch provides trained doulas to offer one-on-one support for laboring mothers alongside the rest of your care team. For many women, doula-supported labors result in reduced use of intravenous pain medication and a decreased need for epidurals.
- High-Risk Pregnancy Care (Perinatal Special Care Unit)
The Perinatal Special Care Unit at Sharp Mary Birch is designated for San Diego women who have premature labor, or whose pregnancies have been complicated by conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
- Labor and Delivery
Sharp Mary Birch welcomes personal birthing choices. Each private labor and delivery suite offers a bathroom with a shower, our nurses are specially trained in natural birthing techniques and we offer a doula program. Patients also have the comfort of knowing OBGYNs and anesthesologists are available around the clock.
- Maternal Infant Services Unit
The Maternal Infant Services (MIS) Unit at Sharp Mary Birch provides care for women after the delivery of their babies. We monitor the mother's and baby’s physical recoveries and provide education and practice in caring for a new baby. Some of our programs and services include cord blood banking, prenatal testing and a breast milk repository.
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Our 84-bed level III NICU is one of the largest of its kind in Southern California and ranks among the top four in the nation for NICU infection prevention.
- Neonatal Research Institute
The Sharp Neonatal Research Institute was formed with the mission to improve the outcomes of all newborn infants by providing the latest scientific evidence on the best ways to care for our newborns.
- New Beginnings Boutique & Gift Shop
At the New Beginnings Boutique & Gift Shop you can find specialty products and services, including breast pumps, newborn and preemie clothing, nursing bras and more. Our knowledgeable staff of lactation educators are also available to assist you.
- Women's Surgery
Sharp Mary Birch is designated a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynegology, and offers the latest techniques including robotic surgery for hysterectomy, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic prolapse and more.
For More Information
To learn more Sharp Mary Birch's programs and services, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or send us an email.