Maternity and Birth Center

Combining Comfort with State-of-the-Art Technology

St. John’s is dedicated to providing a comforting and caring birth experience. Through St. John’s Babies First Program—our maternity and childbirth program—we are committed to providing a loving start for every baby and loving care for every mom.

The birth of a child is a time of awe, happiness, and change, and it’s also a time to make some important decisions. Our program combines comfort with personalized care and advanced technology.

At St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo, you will receive the support you need and the expertise you expect before, during, and after the birth of your baby. Our physicians and staff will help you take an active role in your pregnancy, labor, and delivery. St. John’s hospitals provide a variety of programs, classes, and services to make sure you have a healthy and safe experience with your pregnancy, before, during, and after your baby is born.

Need help finding a doctor for you and your baby?
Call St. John’s Physician Referral Helpline at 1-877-753-6248. When it comes to excellent care, you do have a choice. We’ll provide answers to your questions and help you choose from doctors affiliated with our hospitals. This is a free service.

Childbirth Services and Resources

Care Starts Early. Choose St. John’s.
Through every stage of your family’s life, St. John’s is there as your partner in care. more

Birth Center and Babies First Program
The Mother-Baby services and Babies First Program at St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital are among the best in Ventura County. more

Prenatal Education Classes and Programs
St. John’s offers a wealth of classes and programs to prepare expectant parents and siblings for the new addition to their family. more

St. John’s invites expectant parents to tour the Family Childbirth Centers. more

Personalized Birth Plan
A personalized birth plan is available to every patient who is planning to deliver at one of St. John’s Family Childbirth Centers. more

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
The NICU at St. John’s is a sixteen-bed facility, enabling the care of more infants in need of this service locally. more