Best Birth Centers in the Bay Area

These Birth Centers were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here. 

East Bay

Gold: San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Features a full-service maternity program centered on family care, private labor and delivery recovery suites and a Level II special care nursery. 6001 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon. 925-275-9200.

Silver: Kaiser Permanente. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. 3100 Summit St., Oakland. 510-869-8833.


Gold: Sequoia Hospital. It offers anesthesia, pediatricians and OB physicians 24 hours a day. 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, Third Floor, Redwood City. 877-703-1625.

Silver: Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center. 1100 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City. 650-299-2000.

Bronze: Mills-Peninsula Medical Center. 1501 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame. 650-696-5656.

SF and Marin

Gold: California Pacific Medical Center. This Sutter Health affiliate is consistently ranked as one of the Bay Area’s best birthing centers. Multiple San Francisco locations. 415-600-6000.

Silver: Kaiser Permanente. 2425 Geary Blvd., San Francisco. 415-833-2000.

Bronze: Bay Area Homebirth Collective. 415-578-8598.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Good Samaritan Hospital. An acute care hospital with more than 450 beds. It is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. 2425 Samaritan Drive, San Jose. 408-559-2011.

Silver: Kaiser Permanente. Multiple locations. 800-464-4000.

Bronze: El Camino Hospital. 815 Pollard Road, Los Gatos, 408-378-6131. 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View, 650-940-7000.

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