Maternity Center

Mission Maternity Center Services

As one of the busiest labor and delivery programs in the area, The Mission Hospital Maternity Center helps bring an average of 3,000+ new babies into the world each year. That’s more than any other hospital in all of south Orange County! We know the reason is rooted in our philosophy of care. At Mission Hospital, we have advanced facilities, offer around-the-clock availability from our attentive medical staff, and are passionate about the level of patient care we provide. Our labor and delivery staff takes pride in the quality of support and service they provide, focusing on the unique needs of each baby, mother, and loved ones connected to the experience. The skilled nursing staff at our center reacts quickly in emergencies, provides compassionate guidance when needed, and offers personalized care that makes the birth of each baby special.

We also offer an array of pre-birth classes, pain management options, follow-up programs, and specialized care for high-risk pregnancy to ensure that each pregnancy and delivery are as joyful and memorable as possible. Our primary goal is to constantly incorporate “best practices” among our health care team, ensuring the highest quality care is provided in the safest and most comforting environment for these precious new lives.

You can learn more about our maternity center by clicking on the left navigation.

Mission Hospital would be proud to provide the care you and your growing baby need. Set up an appointment with us today!

Maternity Welcome Baby Tour Night

Join us for our Maternity Welcome Baby Tour Night and learn all about Mission Maternity Center, including maternity education, follow-up programs and more. We'll provide information on delivering at Mission Hospital and be able to answer any questions you may have about our services - including infant security measures. Support partners, family members and friends are encouraged to attend. No children please. A tour of the Maternity Center is included.

You can register for an Open House here or call (877) 459-3627 for additional information. You can also visit the Maternity Center from the comfort of your home through our Virtual Tour.

Maternity Education Programs

Our maternity education programs offers a wide variety of educational classes to prepare mothers and families for the arrival of a new baby. All classes are geared towards promoting an environment that is healthy for babies, parents, and loved ones. To register online for maternity education classes, click here or call (877) 459-3627 at any time!

Award-Winning Labor/Delivery & Obstetrical Nurses

These are expert, dedicated, and specially trained nurses, whose priority is the safe and joyful arrival of each baby. Mission Hospital Labor and Delivery and Obstetric nurse’s average over 20 years of experience and are committed to providing compassionate care to reach optimum outcomes and ensure patient satisfaction. Over 40% of our nurses are specially trained with advanced certification in fetal monitoring and inpatient obstetric care. Our nurses and physicians work together to manage complex medical conditions that can arise in pregnant women.

All unit nurses are also required to complete and maintain advanced certifications under Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). In addition, Mission Hospital received the Magnet Recognition Program Award from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing services.

Features at Our Maternity Center

Heart Screening for Newborns

This March of Dimes initiative began at Mission Hospital on July 1, 2013 and provides mandatory screening for all newborns to identify critical congenital heart disease. Within the first nine days of screening, we identified our first critical case of congenital heart disease. Our goal is to help provide early medical care and solutions for these infants.

Baby Friendly Designation

As a certified Baby Friendly™ Hospital, we are a member of a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to encourage and recognize hospitals that offer an optimum level of care for lactation. This designation is quite an honor, as only 243 U.S. hospitals and birthing centers in 46 states and the District of Columbia hold the Baby Friendly designation.

Valiant Women’s Solutions Boutique

Mission Hospital knows that pregnancy and motherhood are exciting times filled with joy, new challenges and even uncertainty. That's why we created Solutions, a warm, caring place where mothers and moms-to-be can turn.

It is located in the Mission Women’s Wellness Center, and has everything you need to support your transition to breastfeeding, such as nursing tanks, breast pumps, breastfeeding supplies, NuRoo Pocket Baby Wearing Shirt and other wellness supplies. You can learn more about Solutions on our website.

Online Nursery & Birth Certificate

While in the hospital, you can share your baby's first photo with your family and friends using our secure online nursery. To view the Online Nursery click here (password required). You can also click here to request a birth certificate.

Labor & Delivery Center Renovations

Parents are becoming more and more discerning when choosing a hospital to deliver their babies. In addition to the highest quality of medical care, parents also expect an ideal physical environment for this memorable experience. Mission Hospital’s Maternity Center is undertaking an extensive $7 million transformation to enhance and refresh Labor and Delivery.

To learn more about Mission Maternity Center, browse through our website or give us a call at (877) 459-3627.