The Birth Center care team at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is proud of their longstanding history of providing innovate care for patients and their families, ensuring everyone has access to high quality, safe and compassionate care that steadily ranks among the best-- statewide and nationwide. As we strive to consistently maintain our high standards for care, we’ve earned impressive accolades from numerous reputable organizations.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT 2021-22 BEST HOSPITALS FOR MATERNITY
U.S. News evaluates how well hospitals perform in childbirth using C-section rates, newborn complication rates, breast milk feeding rates, early elective delivery rates and if a hospital offers vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Top hospitals for Maternity care have been recognized as High Performing.
CALIFORNIA MATERNITY HONOR ROLL
Cal Hospital Compare recognizes 124 hospitals on the 2021 Maternity Honor Roll. These hospitals met or surpassed the statewide target aimed at reducing births via C-section in first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies.
BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL DESIGNATION
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program through the World Health Organization to encourage the implementation of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes