Maternity Tour

Welcome to PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital

for a truly special delivery.

You’ll find exceptional facilities, private room amenities and the area’s top doctors. But what the majority of new moms remember about their experience at PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital are the extras: the gentle, personalized services provided to you and your baby.

We hope that you will find this information useful as you navigate through the hospital.

Parking

Loading and unloading area at the main entrance of hospital

Main entrance of hospital is open 24 hours a day to a patient in labor and security will screen at the door and let the patient go up

Main parking structure is located across the street from main hospital on Shatto Street

Main Lobby

Upon leaving the loading and unloading area at the main entrance, the Main Lobby is located on the first floor of PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital.

Labor, Delivery and Recovery (LDR)

Check-In:

Upon entering the Main Lobby, proceed to the elevators to the 8th Floor 8 South to check-in

LDR’s are private, spacious, and fully equipped for the safe delivery for mom and baby



Recovery takes approximately 1-2 hours

Wi-Fi available

Cesarean Delivery

• Operating room in the labor and delivery unit
• Recovery takes approximately 2 hours
• Infant warmer available

Postpartum Rooms

Postpartum rooms are located on 8 South. Roller bed available for support person.

Visitors

Visitors may use the waiting room on 8 North which is shared with the NICU.

Only 1 person 24/7 for NICU & Postpartum.

• During this time, there is only 1 support person allowed (and that has to be the same person throughout hospitalization) and that person will have limited access to leave and come back.

The support person may either get food in the cafeteria (located in the basement ) or order delivery (pick up at the main entrance)

Children are not allowed.

Hospital Stay

The length of stay for the following options are as follows:

• Vaginal delivery is 1 to 2 days after delivery
• Cesarean delivery is 2 to 3 days after delivery

Newborn Care

Once you have recovered from delivery, you and your baby will be transferred to a post-partum room.

“Room In” with mom and infant is encouraged to promote breast feeding

Identification band must remain on your baby during your stay to ensure your baby’s safety

Only OB doctors and nurses wearing a pink badge are allowed to move your baby out of your room

The nurse will remove the ID band at the time of discharge

Note: Please install car seat in your vehicle before discharge. More information on car seat safety available at http://www.carseat.org

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

If a baby requires very special care, Good Samaritan Hospital has level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staffed 24 hours a day by a highly trained team of neonatologists, nurses, neonatal nurse practitioners and social workers.

A neonatologist is available for consultation with the obstetrician 24 hours a day. The maternal fetal medicine physician will help manage any maternal and fetal complications during pregnancy, while a neonatal team specializing in acute care for newborns attends all high-risk deliveries. Ultrasound equipment and operating suites are all close at hand. Our team of obstetrical anesthesiologists is also available 24 hours a day to make a mother’s labor more comfortable or to assist in any emergency.

Our NICU staff encourages important parent-infant bonding. Parents have 24-hour open visiting privileges and are encouraged to visit or call to check their baby’s progress as often as they like. Please note that 1 parent at a time may visit the NICU.

Important Items

Protecting Your Belongings and Valuables

• Patients are encouraged to leave personal items at home.

• We recommend you send any personal belongings or valuables you brought to the hospital, home with family.

• Please bring comfortable clothes for yourself, 2 for your baby, and a blanket, etc.

Directions to PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Smaritan Los Angeles mapGetting Here

Click the map above for customized directions from Google Maps, or follow these directions:

From the 101 Freeway - South:

Take the 101 Freeway South until merge with 110 Freeway South
Exit Wilshire Boulevard off 110 Freeway South
Make a right at end of ramp - this is Wilshire Boulevard
Pass Witmer due to construction
Turn right on Valencia

From the 110 Freeway - North:

Take 110 Freeway North to 3rd Street exit (will take you over freeway)
Left at first light - Beaudry
Right on 6th Street from Beaudry
Left on Witmer (Hospital is on the left and parking is on the right)
From the 110 Freeway - South:
Take the 110 Freeway South to the Wilshire Boulevard exit
Make a right at end of ramp - this is Wilshire Boulevard
Pass Witmer due to construction
Turn right on Valencia

From 10 Freeway - East: (When West of Downtown)

Take 10 Freeway East until merge with 110 Freeway North
Follow signs for 110 Freeway North, but do not get on freeway
Exit 3rd Street (will take you over freeway)
Left at first light - Beaudry
Right on 6th Street from Beaudry
Left on Witmer (Hospital is on the leftand parking is on the right)

From 10 Freeway - West: (When East of Downtown)

Take 10 Freeway West and follow signs to 101 Freeway North
About 1 mile take 110 South
Exit Wilshire Boulevard off 110 Freeway South
Make a right at end of ramp - this is Wilshire Boulevard
Pass Witmer due to construction
Turn right on Valencia

From 605, 710 and 5 Freeway
(If Accessing 605 Freeway South of 5 Freeway, and if accessing 605 Freeway North of 5 Freeway, use directions for 10 Freeway West):

Follow signs to 5 Freeway North
Take 101 Freeway North
Take 110 South
Exit Wilshire Boulevard off 110 Freeway South
Make a right at end of ramp - this is Wilshire Boulevard
Pass Witmer due to construction
Turn right on Valencia

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