Learn more about your options for hospital births and more by reviewing the resources here. Lindy has collected these resources based on her experience serving parents and babies throughout the community. She has also worked with these organizations for many years. If you have any questions about these resources, don’t hesitate to ask.
Alta Bates Summit Women and Infant Center of Excellence
Alta Bates Summit Hospital is where your baby will be born. Alta Bates is a nationally recognized medical center, delivering more babies than almost all other California hospitals. With approximately 5,000 deliveries each year Alta Bates is one of the largest non-academic delivery centers in the country. Alta Bates has a Level III NICU, which means there is a wide variety of staff on-site and available 24 hours a day, including neonatologists, neonatal nurses, and respiratory therapists should your baby need any extra assistance.
Address: 2450 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, California
Alta Bates Maternity Floor Tours
To help prepare for the logistics of your baby’s arrival and become more familiar with the hospital, please take a tour of Alta Bates ahead of time. This will also make you more comfortable when you arrive as it is not your first time on the maternity floor.
Address: Alta Bates Campus, 2450 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Berkeley Parents Network
"This website contains thousands of pages of recommendations and advice contributed by members of the Berkeley Parents Network, a parent-to-parent email network for the community of parents in the San Francisco Bay Area."
Many parents have questions and concerns about vaccines for their babies and young children. As part of her work in obstetrics services, Lindy Johnson has fielded many of these questions before; you’re welcome to speak with her about your concerns. For in-depth information from vetted sources, explore the resources listed here. Remember: the more you know, the better you can protect your child’s health
Vaccine Education Center
"The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccine Education Center provides complete, up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines to parents and healthcare professionals."
Web address: http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/home.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Easy-to-read vaccine schedules listed by age range when each vaccine is recommended by the CDC.
Information Statement (Handout) on Baby’s First Vaccines