The health facility must inform you (or your support person, where appropriate) of your visitation rights, including any clinical restrictions or limitations.The health facility is not permitted to restrict, limit, or otherwise deny visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.Our medical center is committed to protecting your privacy and medical information.
The law remains in effect until the child is age 6 and weighs at least 60 pounds.
You must have an infant car seat to transport your baby home.
If you are alone and need to shower or use the restroom, call your nurse for assistance.
Always make sure your baby is being transported in a bassinet.
Excludes all orders placed on major US holidays (Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day).
As a patient at The Birth Place, Santa Monica, you are entitled to certain rights regarding privacy, patient safety, advance directives and other issues.We treat your medical record as confidential information and only use or disclose it to the extent permitted by this law.However, the health facility may establish reasonable restrictions upon visitation, including restrictions upon the hours of visitation and number of visitors.Smoking is prohibited throughout our hospital and our medical campus to help ensure the health, safety and comfort of all patients, visitors and staff members.The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA, established federal regulations for key aspects of healthcare, including patient privacy and health information security.As a patient, you have the responsibility to: For the safety of your baby, you and the baby’s father or your support person will be given identification bracelets to wear during your stay.