HOSPITAL
Saint John's Health Center,
2121 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Santa Monica, 90404,
(310) 829-5511
Average Doula Rating: 2.43 / 5
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Average Doula Rating
2.43 / 5


List of Doctors who work with the hospital
Name Gender City Phone
Angela Nishio F Santa Monica
List of parameters on which the hospital is rated
IS OPEN TO SKIN-TO-SKIN IN C-SECTION 5 / 5
DOULAS ALLOWED IN TRIAGE 5 / 5
DOULAS ALLOWED IN SURGERY 5 / 5
DOULAS ALLOWED IN RECOVERY 5 / 5
SHOWERS 5 / 5
FULL ROOMING IN 5 / 5
TELEMETRY MONITORING 5 / 5
WATERPROOF TELEMETRY MONITORING 5 / 5
NITROUS OXIDE (LAUGHING GAS) 5 / 5
DOULAS ALLOWED TO STAY DURING EPIDURAL PLACEMENT 4.33 / 5
DRINKS ALLOWED DURING LABOR 3.75 / 5
UNMEDICATED BIRTH ALLOWED 3.75 / 5
PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED DURING ACTUAL BIRTH 3.33 / 5
DOULA FRIENDLY STAFF 3.25 / 5
ALTERNATE POSITIONS FOR PUSHING SUPPORTED 3.25 / 5
UNMEDICATED BIRTH SUPPORTED 3.25 / 5
ALTERNATE POSITIONS FOR PUSHING ALLOWED 2.67 / 5
SQUATTING BARS 2.5 / 5
ALTERNATE POSITIONS FOR PUSHING ENCOURAGED 2 / 5
UNMEDICATED BIRTH ENCOURAGED 2 / 5
MIDWIVES ON STAFF 1.67 / 5
BIRTH BALLS AVAILABLE 1.25 / 5
NURSES USE DOPPLERS TO LISTEN TO FETAL HEART TONES 1.25 / 5
EATING ALLOWED DURING LABOR 0.75 / 5
MIDWIVES WITH DELIVERY PRIVILEGES 0 / 5
LABOR TUBS 0 / 5
BIRTH TUBS 0 / 5
WALKING EPIDURALS 0 / 5
VIDEOTAPING ALLOWED DURING ACTUAL BIRTH 0 / 5

Comments Given By Doulas

Comment By: Tara Howard
no food in labor but italian ices, broth, juice and popsicles all encouraged and acceptable. Nitrous Oxide available.
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
Nurses do a lot of manual stretching to the perinium during pushing.
Comment By: Stacey Lux
Valet parking
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
Valet
Comment By: Stacey Lux
$10
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
$16 for several hours
Comment By: Tara Howard
2nd floor
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
second floor by main entrance
Comment By: Tara Howard
2nd floor cafeteria or ask nurses to get from nurses station
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
not sure
Comment By: Tara Howard
cafeteria on 2nd and Vitos pizza
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
cafeteria is actually good
Comment By: Tara Howard
Tracy and Brandi
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
Valerie ( i think her name is) and/or head nurse named Liz
Comment By: Stacey Lux
3
Comment By: Tara Howard
3rd
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
3rd
Comment By: Stephanie Bullock
get moms signature
Comment By: Stacey Lux
Richard Bardowell