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Obstetrics/Maternal Health Services

A Loving Start for Every Baby. Loving Care for Every Mom.

At St. Mary Medical Center, we work as a team to help you and your family experience a healthy and happy beginning to a lifetime of memories. The birth of your baby is likely one of the mostly exciting events in your life. Our goal is to provide patients with caring and compassionate service in an intimate, comfortable setting and safe environment.

Our physicians, nurses, and other members of our childbirth team, provide a supportive and caring atmosphere for you, your family and your new baby to ensure a special and memorable experience. Our team of medical professionals are experts in obstetrical care and are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for you and your baby from the moment you are pregnant.

Mary Hilton Maternal and Child Health Center

The Mary Hilton Maternal and Child Health Center located at 529 E. 10th Street offers both OB and Pediatrics Clinics. The Center provides:
  • Free pregnancy tests (no appointment necessary)
  • Teen Pregnancy Counseling
  • Health Education Classes
  • Breastfeeding Assistance
  • Prenatal Care Classes
  • High Risk Pregnancy Care
  • Ultrasound
  • Healthcare Benefits Assistance
  • Medi-Cal Worker on Site

Contact:  (562) 491-9047

Life Begins Here Education Program

Our Life Begins Here Education Program offers you personalized tours, classes, and even baby showers. You can sign up for a free maternity tour of our all-private rooms for expectant families. Tours are available in both English and Spanish for your convenience and comfort. Meet the staff who will care for you and your new little miracle. Tours are offered one Friday evening a month at 7 pm and one Saturday a month at 10 am. Please call 1-888-4STMARY (888-478-6279) to register. Private tours can be arranged under special circumstances. For more information, please call Lidia Jaimes at 562-822-2261.

We also offer Childbirth Preparation Classes, which include Lamaze and pre-birth breastfeeding, on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please see the attached link for exact dates. Please call 1-888-4STMARY (888-478-6279) to register. For more information, call Luz Parra at 562-481-1274.

Our Services Include: All Private rooms

Each room includes a TV, private bathroom, and a sleeping chair for your labor partner.

Surgical Suites

These fully-equipped suites are located conveniently close to our private rooms. This allows you and your physician the comfort of knowing that they can be accessed immediately if this should become necessary.

Neonatal Intensive care Unit (NICU)

Special care for your baby in case of complications.

Vaginal Births After Cesarean deliveries

When medically indicated by your physician, the option of vaginal birth after previous cesarean delivery is now available to you.

Breastfeeding Assistance

The Maternal Health Services Program provides personalized assistance to new moms who are breastfeeding their babies. A Lacation Educator visits every patient on the floor following delivery. In addition, we can provide you with breastfeeding literature and you will have access to the Newborn Channel in both English and Spanish. We also offer a pre-birth breastfeeding class every month. See Life Begins Here Education Program for more information.

Please contact us by email  or call 1-888-4STMARY (888-478-6279)  for more information.

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St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach
1050 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 491-9000