Best Birth Centers in the Bay Area
These Birth Centers were voted the Bay Area’s 2018 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser labor and delivery centers offer a full medical team and state-of-the-art facility for the birth of your child. Multiple locations. kaiserpermanente.org.
Silver: El Camino Hospital. 815 Pollard Road, Los Gatos. 408-378-6131. 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View. 650-940-7000. elcaminohospital.org.
Bronze: Good Samaritan Hospital. 2425 Samaritan Drive, San Jose. 408-559-2011. goodsamsanjose.com.
SF and Marin
Gold: UC San Francisco Medical Center. Each room is private and has its own restroom, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi access, educational materials and movies. Betty Irene Moore Women’s Hospital, 1855 Fourth St., third floor, San Francisco. 415-353-1664. ucsfhealth.org.
Silver: California Pacific Medical Center. California Campus, 3700 California St. and St. Luke’s Campus, 3555 Cesar Chavez St., San Francisco. 415-600-6000. cpmc.org.
Bronze: Bay Area Homebirth Collective. 415-578-8598. bayareahomebirth.com.
Gold: Mills-Peninsula Medical Center. This hospital, featuring private suites and beds for family members, delivers more babies than any other in the Peninsula. 1501 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame. 650-696-5656. mills-peninsula.org/birthcenter.
Silver: Sequoia Hospital. 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, Third Floor, Redwood City. 877-703-1625. dignityhealth.org/bayarea/locations/sequoia.
Bronze: Kaiser Permanente. 1100 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City. 650-299-2000. thrive.kaiserpermanente.org.
Gold: Kaiser Permanente East Bay. A dedicated team of physicians, nurses, midwives and lactation consultants provide a caring and family-centered experience during this special time. 3600 Broadway, Oakland. 510-752-1000 kaiserpermanente.org.
Silver: San Ramon Regional Medical Center. 6001 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon. 925-275-9200. sanramonmedctr.com.
Bronze: John Muir Medical Center. 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek. 925-941-7900. johnmuirhealth.com.