Obstetrics

obYour Birth. Your Choice. Your Way.
The birth experience you choose in the safest possible environment.

YOUR CHOICE OF PROVIDERS:
24 hour presence of Certified Nurse Midwives and Obstetricians at the hospital.

YOUR CHOICE OF LABOR SUPPORT:
We welcome doulas, family members or other support persons you choose to be present during your birth.

YOUR CHOICE TO HAVE A NON-MEDICATED OR MEDICATED BIRTH:
We offer a range labor support techniques, such as hydrotherapy, guided relaxation, therapeutic touch, as well as pharmaceutical methods of pain management including epidurals.

YOUR CHOICE OF VAGINAL BIRTH AFTER CESAREAN:
We are proud of our >70% success rate! You have the option of a midwife or obstetrician to care for you during your labor and will be supported by a team of highly experienced staff at the Family Birth Center.

 About Our Practice

Currently, our office is staffed by seven physicians: Dr. Sylvia Flores, Dr. K. Jennifer Voss, Dr. Kristen Matsik, Dr. Sally Boero, Dr. Alexis Cardellini, Dr. Brian DeMuth and Dr. Gerald Wilner. In addition to our physicians we have one Nurse Practitioner, Linda Wight R.N, N.P. and three Certified Nurse Midwives, Melanie Wice, CNM, MPH, Mary Newberry, CNM, MSN, and Sheri Matteo, CNM.  We also have a large, supportive staff available to help you with whatever you may need.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

  • Office and after hour calls: (415) 461-7800
  • During regular business hours you can call the office and leave a message for the nurse practitioner, nurse midwife or physician to call you back. We are usually able to return calls within 24 hours. If you have an urgent need, please ask to speak to our triage nurse.
  •  If for some reason you are unable to get through to someone right away you can call Labor and Delivery at Marin General Hospital (415) 925-7582. If you have a true emergency, please call 911.
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