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Meet the Women's Hospital

Over 30 years. Over 80,000 babies and counting. An incredible birth experience. Choosing the place to deliver your bundle of joy is an important decision. That’s why we’re so proud to deliver award-winning maternity care in a beautiful, comfortable environment that feels like home. We provide resources and support throughout your entire journey – including personalized care from exceptional physicians and nurses, an on-site, advanced Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and spacious, private birthing suites. Whether you’re planning to start your family, choosing your OB/GYN or discovering what we’re about, we’ve got you covered.

Your Moment. Your Miracle. Your Hospital.

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COVID-19 Information and Visitor Guidelines

During this extraordinary time, some necessary modifications have been made to the way we are caring for our patients. All changes are for the safety and ultimate benefit of our patients, their families, our Nurses, OBs and other essential hospital staff. See the documents below for the latest visitor guidelines and what to expect during your time at The Women's Hospital at Saddleback Medical Center:

OB Visitor Guidelines

What to Expect During COVID-19

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Spacious, Private Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum (LDRP) Suites

In 1988, The Women’s Hospital introduced the first Labor-Delivery-Recovery-Postpartum (LDRP) suites in California, and since then, we’ve stayed ahead of the curve, adding a variety of luxurious amenities. Our suites have a spa-like ambiance with soft natural light, Bluetooth speakers and Himalayan salt rock lamps.

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Experienced Obstetricians

With extensive experience in maternity care, our OB/GYNs will help guide your pregnancy and create the best birth experience possible.

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Advanced On-Site Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Level III)

While we plan for perfect deliveries and healthy babies, we have an on-site Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and an expert team – including an on-site neonatologist available 24/7 – dedicated to caring for ill or premature infants. This special unit gives you peace of mind knowing that, should the need arise, we can provide immediate, advanced care for your newborn.

Advanced On-Site Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Level III)

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Expert Care for High-Risk Pregnancies

Perinatologists, board-certified maternal-fetal OBGYNs who specialize in the care of the mom and fetus in more complicated, higher-risk situations, are on staff to care for you and your baby before and during delivery. Whether it be for management of multiples (twins or more), diabetes management during pregnancy, or other high-risk conditions, our specialists are ready to provide expert, personalized care on-site. With our Level III NICU on the same floor, we offer immediate advanced care for baby just across the hall, should the need arise.

Expert Care for High-Risk Pregnancies

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Natural Birthing Suites

For mothers interested in natural birth, we have natural birthing suites and birthing resources available, including peanut balls and rocking chairs to encourage mobility during labor.

Natural Birthing Suites

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Specialized, Experienced Nurses

Saddleback Medical Center has been designated a Magnet organization, the highest and most prestigious international distinction a healthcare organization can achieve for nursing excellence. Our caring and compassionate 24/7 labor, delivery and postpartum nurses provide support and guidance throughout your journey.

Specialized, Experienced Nurses

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On-Site Specialists

Dedicated obstetric anesthesiologists are available to provide immediate, around-the-clock pain management to maximize your comfort. A board-certified neonatologist is here 24/7 to provide immediate, specialized care for your baby, if additional care is needed. Perinatologists are available for high-risk patients.

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Special Touches

We offer special touches before, during and after labor, including complimentary room service meals and snacks for new mom and partner, a celebration brunch, free parking, WiFi access, lavender towel service and fresh-baked cookies. Each suite includes a Jacuzzi® tub and a foldout bed for your partner.

Special Touches

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Proudly Leading the Way Toward Better Care

The Women's Hospital at Saddleback Medical Center is proudly recognized as Orange County’s only Center of Excellence by the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP). This designation recognizes that our hospital demonstrates excellence in obstetric anesthesia care.

The Women's Hospital is also proud to be included on the 2020 Maternity Honor Roll by the California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Agency and Cal Hospital Compare (CHC). This honor recognizes that we have surpassed the statewide target aimed at reducing births via C-section in first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies.

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Postpartum Support Group

This support group is a non-judgmental space designed to help you adjust to the complex and rewarding world of motherhood. You will have the opportunity to interact with other new mothers, discover you are not alone, and build a network of peers for continued support, facilitated by a licensed marriage and family therapist.

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