El Dorado County Maternity Services
The new Marshall Birth Center opened in 2013 as a state-of-the-art facility
and one of the Sacramento region’s most modern.. It boasts spacious,
all-private suites with many amenities to keep you and your family comfortable
and safe. With a focus on breastfeeding and encouraging skin-to-skin bonding
after birth, Marshall Medical Center was officially recognized as Baby
Friendly Hospital ® by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.
Features & Amenities
Large birthing suites, where mothers can labor and deliver in the same
room, feature an abundance of natural light. Rooms come equipped with
both a whirlpool tub (to ease contraction pains) and a comfortable sleepersofa
(for your spouse or support person). Aromatherapy is available to relieve
nausea or headaches. Our dedicated lactation consultants provide valuable
breastfeeding instruction. Parents are also coached the benefits of skin-to-skin
contact with their newborn.
From these comforts, to our excellent OB/GYN and pediatric physicians and
experienced nurses, you can expect nothing but the best for you and your
baby at Marshall.
We have a wide variety of classes, support groups and education classes
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Designated Baby Friendly®
Research shows that immediate skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby
helps relieve pain, stress and stabilizes body temperature for both mom
and child, not to mention boosts bonding and initiates breastfeeding.
The baby stays with the parents and our dedicated lactation consultants
provide valuable breastfeeding instruction. These efforts helped Marshall’s
Birth Center earn the distinction as a “Baby Friendly” hospital,
one of only around 300 worldwide designated by UNICEF and the World Health
Birth Center Tours
Tours of the Marshall Birth Center are available. The hour-long tours begin
at noon in the Birth Center waiting room, located on the South Wing's
second floor. Call
(530) 626-2638 for more information. Take a photo tour