close up of a woman holding a newborn baby

Labor and delivery

Giving birth is hard work. But it’s what your body was made to do — and you get an amazing reward at the end. Find out what really happens in the delivery room, learn the signs and stages of labor, and see how your care team will be there to support you.

Ready to get maternity care?
Find a hospital or care provider near you.



Northern California members:
Visit Your Pregnancy to sign up for prenatal classes, get weekly emails, view and prepare for appointments, and more.

Learn about CenteringPregnancy®, a unique prenatal care program that includes group support with other new moms.

Download our Birth Preferences form.