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San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center


SFGH Perinatal Division

Welcome to the Birth Center at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Our goal is for you to have a safe and healthy birth experience. At SFGH you and your family will receive quality care and support from a qualified and experienced healthcare team. Our medical staff is part of the UCSF faculty. Our Physicians and Midwives work to bring the best of evidence-based practice to the bedside. Every staff member is committed to the concept that birth is a natural and normal event in women’s lives.

We will help you attempt a trial of labor after having had a previous caesarean section (C-section). Please contact the Women's Health Clinic for further information at 206-3409.

At SFGH we understand the diversity of our patients. We offer interpreters in over 30 different languages. We pride ourselves in our diverse staff, many of whom speak several languages. Help and information is always available.

Our Mission

The mission of the Birth Center at San Francisco General is to deliver humanistic, cost-effective, and culturally competent health services to the perinatal residents of the city and county of San Francisco by:

  • Providing access for all childbearing women and eliminating financial, linguistic, physical, and operational barriers.
  • Providing quality services that support childbearing, treat illness, promote and sustain wellness, and prevent spread of disease, injury and disability.
  • Participating in and supporting training and research.

Contact Us:

1001 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA
Located on the 6th floor of the hospital
Birth Center Front Desk: 415-206-8725

Do NOT email the Community Health Network if you wish to inquire about ANY medical situation or problem. Instead, please call San Francisco General Hospital at 415-206-8000 

Any email question may not be read right away. For issues or questions other than medically related, you may email the Community Health Network