Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns
Maternal Infant Services Unit
Empowering you for motherhood.
Each year, we welcome nearly 8,000 babies into the world. And as the only hospital in San Diego dedicated to women and newborns, we have a unique understanding of pregnancy, delivery and aftercare. In our Maternal Infant Services Unit, we cater to women after delivery.
The quality care you expect from Sharp Mary Birch.
Consider documenting your post-delivery preferences on your birth plan worksheet to share with your caregivers.
At Sharp Mary Birch, our loyal team of caregivers is focused on you and your baby, and includes:
- Lactation consultants
- Neonatal specialists
- Registered nurses
As you recover, your nurse will carry a cellphone so you can reach her directly at any time. And our unit includes a special infant observation area for babies needing extra care and attention.
Family-centered care with all the comforts of home.
All hospital services occur in your room allowing you and your new family time to bond. These services include:
- Breastfeeding support
- Daily family home care class
- Food and nutritional services
- In-room hearing screening for baby
- Quiet time
- Sleeper sofas for an overnight guest
Giving your baby the best possible start in life.
We’ll help process your baby’s birth certificate, pack your complimentary diaper bag and send you home with a list of community resources.
While nothing can prepare you for parenthood like diving in headfirst, we can help provide you with tips on breastfeeding, sleep patterns and other new baby joys.
We'll help find the doctor who's right for you.
View doctors specializing in obstetrics/gynecology in San Diego.
"Nothing compares with the joy of assisting during the birth of a child. It's an honor to share such an important part of a patient's life."
"Sharp-affiliated doctors are part of a strong community centered on patient care."
"The Sharp Experience means providing excellent medical care in a caring environment with state-of-the-art medicine."
"The Sharp Experience means providing the highest quality of women's health care possible."
"The Sharp Experience means exceeding patients' expectations by providing the highest quality women's health care possible."
"It's highly gratifying to be able to dedicate 100 percent of my time to patient care."
"I enjoy the continuity of care with women from adolescence to menopause and beyond."