COVID-19 and Pregnancy - An Update for our Patients
We would like to take this opportunity to update you about your maternity care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and assure you that our dedicated team of expert nurses, physicians and midwives are committed to providing safe and effective care to every patient who walks through our doors.
Maternal and infant care in West Hills, California
The New Beginnings Maternal and Newborn Care Center at West Hills Hospital provides specialized medical care for maternity and infant patients. Since 1961, our goal is to bring your family a nurturing, supportive, shared birth experience that will never be forgotten.
To schedule a tour of our labor and delivery unit and postpartum unit, please call (818)676-4321.
Our labor and delivery unit in West Hills, California was designated as a five-star recipient for vaginal and cesarean section (C-section) deliveries in 2017 by Healthgrades, a leader in healthcare provider information. These designations indicate that West Hills Hospital’s clinical outcomes were better than expected when performing vaginal and C-section deliveries.
Our highly trained OB/GYNs and medical staff assist pregnant women, their babies and families throughout the birthing process. We offer spacious birthing suites and patient-focused maternity care to make your childbirth experience as comfortable as possible.
Should your newborn baby need critical care and monitoring, we will care for her or him in our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Our Level II NICU has the latest medical technology and is staffed 24/7 with neonatologists and nurses who specialize in caring for sick or preterm infants.
West Hills Hospital’s New Beginnings Maternal and Newborn Care Center offers breastfeeding classes and support from certified lactation consultants. Our lactation consultants prepare soon-to-be mothers for breastfeeding and help mothers and their babies learn to breastfeed.
Lactation consultants can also assist with common breastfeeding problems, such as latching on or engorgement.
At West Hills Hospital, we know that comfortable, familiar surroundings make the birthing experience less overwhelming—for mothers, families and young siblings. Our hospital maternity tours prepare mothers for what to expect, and our sibling tours help children understand what will happen when the baby comes.
We offer a variety of maternity and childbirth classes in West Hills, California, including childbirth education and baby care basics.