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Maternity Tours and Events

Considering giving birth at UC San Diego Health? 

You're invited to tour our childbirth facilities and attend our monthly Your Baby, Your Way event.  At this event, you can tour our facilities, attend a presentation, meet physicians and midwives and ask questions.  

Registration is required for tours and the Your Baby, Your Way event. To register, click on a date and follow the instructions.
 Please note: childcare is not provided during tours or events. 

Jacobs Medical Center (La Jolla) Tours

Jacobs Medical Center, which opened in November 2016, provides the latest in advanced technology for pregnancy and childcare.

Video Tour of Jacobs Medical Center's Childbirth Options

Take a video tour of UC San Diego Health's newest option for childbirth. Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, which opened in November 2016, will provide the latest in advanced technology for pregnancy care and childbirth.


Tours begin in the hospital lobby.
  • Every Wednesday, 6 p.m.

For future tour dates, search: http://hsevents.ucsd.edu

UC San Diego Medical Center (Hillcrest) Tours

Tours begin in the hospital lobby.

For future tour dates, search: http://hsevents.ucsd.edu

Your Baby, Your Way Event

Dates coming soon

Why Give Birth at UC San Diego Health?

Midwife or doctor, home-like setting or traditional labor and delivery suite — we offer the most birth options, all backed by the peace of mind of our Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Consider these advantages:

  • Birth Center: Our Birth Center is the only holistic birth center cradled within a hospital on the West Coast and enables mothers to experience a natural birth with minimal medical intervention.
  • Volunteer doulas: We're the only hospital in San Diego to offer a volunteer doula program to laboring mothers.
  • Lactation consultants: We're nationally known for actively supporting families who choose to breastfeed.
  • Nationally recognized Maternal-Fetal Care and Genetics Center: Board-certified specialists in our Maternal-Fetal Care and Genetics Center provide coordinated care from pre-conception through birth, including prenatal and genetic counseling regarding amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and ultrasound results.
  • Specialized care for high-risk pregnancies: We have specialized perinatal care for complicated pregnancies, twins and multiples, and maternal conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, or lupus.
  • Level III NICU: UC San Diego Health has the only regional Level III NICU within a birthing facility in San Diego.

For more about our amenities and services, see Pregnancy & Childbirth at UC San Diego Health.

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