Bringing Your Baby Home
725 Welch Road
1st and 2nd Floors
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 497-8000The information below will help you prepare to leave the Maternity Unit and take your new baby home. You will also receive this information in a discharge packet when you arrive on our unit.
Discharge InformationMost new mothers are usually discharged:
- 48 hours after a vaginal delivery
- 96 hours after a Cesarean section
The items below need to be completed before discharge:
|Items for You to Complete
Please be sure to complete these items as early as possible. This will help us to discharge you on time.
|Items for Maternity Unit Staff to Complete
Our staff will complete these items at various times throughout your hospital stay.
Please let your nurse know when you are ready to leave. A member of our staff must escort you to the hospital exit.