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Sacramento birth center, pregnancy and maternity services

Labor and delivery at our area's top hospital


Private birthing suites with round-the-clock expertise

Childbirth is one of life's most important events! At our birth center we're honored to share your special moment, and to partner with you to create a birth plan best for you and baby.

Childbirth is a natural process, and one that usually occurs without complications. But if they do arise, as part of the Sacramento region's only academic medical center we are uniquely prepared for special situations and emergencies, with:

  • Highly rated maternal-fetal, pain and obstetrics experts, on-site or quickly available
  • Our region's only nationally ranked level IV NICU (the highest level of care)
  • The region’s only center for on-site fetal surgery, with internationally known surgeons
  • The area's only hospital with the nation's highest recognition for nursing excellence

Learn more below about our birthing center at nationally ranked UC Davis Medical Center.

Tour our birthing suites

Tour UC Davis Health birthing suites

Every Sunday, 4 p.m. No registration required.

To join a nurse-led tour, please meet us near the information desk at the hospital main entrance.

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Expertise for every kind of pregnancy journey

Nationally ranked specialties and doctors voted among our region’s best

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Comfortable private birthing suites

Same-room labor and delivery in a home-like, family atmosphere

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Birthing plan choices and partnerships

VBAC expertise and 24/7 pain management options

new mom breastfeeding

Personalized breastfeeding and nursing guidance

Extensive support, before and after your delivery

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UC Davis Medical Center among America’s best for gynecology and UC Davis Children’s Hospital for neonatology.

Learn about our rankings