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Families who choose Loma Linda University Health and Loma Linda University Children's Health for their obstetrics and prenatal care experience the highest possible level of personal attention throughout the woman's pregnancy. Our family-focused environment provides a range of medical, emotional and spiritual support for support women during this exciting, life-changing time in their lives – during pregnancy, delivery and infanthood.

Why Choose Loma Linda University Health Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Total Care Birth Center (TCBC) at Loma Linda University Health is a family-focused setting that provides a range of medical, emotional and spiritual support to women during pregnancy, delivery and infanthood. Our focus on offering the best obstetric and prenatal care earned us the prestigious title of "Baby-Friendly" facility, the first Children's Hospital in the U.S. to earn this honor.

Services Offered

TCBC offers mothers-to-be many perinatal and obstetrical services, including:

  • Preparation for childbirth courses, breast-feeding classes, newborn care instruction, and infant-child CPR classes.
  • Physical fitness programs for expectant mothers, for high-risk mothers-to-be is offered through the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center.

To care for as many women as possible, our tours, education classes, counseling and chaplain services are also available in Spanish.

Customized care for high-risk mothers-to-be is offered through the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center. Neonatal intensive care for premature babies or infants born with other complication is also offered to patients and their families.

In addition to our renowned infant security program, the Perinatal Institute is home to the Total Care Birth Center as well as 20 spacious rooms and 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week access to experienced obstetricians and a team of anesthesiologists.

Along with providing patient-centered care, our Perinatal Institute is also involved in conducting ongoing research and clinical trials to find new methods of diagnosing and treating:

  • Pregnancy complications
  • Fetal development problems
  • Delivery complications
  • Newborn health problems
  • Issues facing new mothers (including post-partum depression)