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Delivering Your Baby at Scripps Mercy Hospital

Caring maternity services in San Diego and Chula Vista

Caring maternity services in San Diego and Chula Vista

Scripps Mercy Hospital provides personalized care for you and your new baby at our campuses in San Diego and Chula Vista. You will experience labor, delivery and recovery all in the same room; after delivery, you and your new baby will stay together in a private postpartum room. Beds or roll-away cots are available for your support person to stay with you.

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego Family Birth Unit

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego Family Birth Unit

Scripps Mercy Chula Vista Maternity Department

Scripps Mercy Chula Vista Maternity Department

Our maternity services

You will find complete care for you and your baby, including:


Labor and delivery access and parking

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Entrance is located at the Main Hospital Entrance 24 hours. Proceed to labor and delivery located on the third floor. You will check in with the unit secretary. A support person may use the main entrance’s circular drive for drop off, then proceed to park in the visitor parking structure.


Parking fees may apply.

Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Open 24 hours a day. Enter through main hospital entrance. Go to Labor and Delivery on main floor. Press the call button to request access.


Parking is available in the parking lot in front of the hospital.

Maternity pre-admission information

The maternity pre-admission information packet will make your arrival for your delivery easier. Download the form (PDF, 220 KB) and fill it out. Mail the form back before your due date.

Lactation support

Scripps Mercy Hospital provides comprehensive breastfeeding support. Scripps hospitals and lactation stores carry breast pumps for rent as well as for sale.


The rental of hospital grade electric pumps may or may not be covered by your insurance company. Please check with your insurance company for details about coverage for breast pump rental. Payment for breast pump rental or the purchase of a breast pump is due upon rental/sale.


For more information or to speak with a lactation consultant, call 619-260-7234.


Please note that during flu season visitation restrictions apply.