725 Welch Road
2nd Floor (F2 Unit)
Palo Alto, CA 94304
|Phone: (650) 497-8000
The 12-bed Antepartum Unit cares for expectant mothers who require hospitalization during their pregnancies.
We provide highly specialized care and monitoring to pregnant women with a variety of medical conditions. Our staff works closely with your obstetrician to provide the best outcome for you and your baby.
We are able to quickly access Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital obstetric and perinatal subspecialists and Stanford Hospital & Clinics adult subspecialists should you require those services.
Our unit is located in the Maternity Unit on the 2nd floor. We are part of the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services.
Your RoomOur rooms are both private and semi-private, and are assigned based on medical need and availability. All rooms feature:
- Free wireless Internet access for your laptop or mobile device
- Flat-screen televisions
- Select cable TV channels
- On-demand movies
- Storage space for your belongings
- A place for your partner to rest
Room Service MealsWe provide personalized room service at every meal. You can call to place an order from our full menu. We’ll freshly prepare your meal according to your order, and a room service host will deliver it to your bedside.
A daily afternoon tea and snacks are also served to you and your partner.
You are also welcome to store food or drinks you bring from home in our unit’s patient refrigerators.
Daily RoundsOur nurses change shifts at 7 am and 7 pm. The new nurse will come to:
- Talk to you
- Conduct a physical assessment
- Develop a plan with you for that shift
ActivitiesOur Patient Services Representative offers a number of activities, all free of charge. You are welcome to participate in these activities with your doctor’s approval: