Health & Wellness

For friends and family

mother, father and two children in back yard

Visitor and guest guidelines

Labor and delivery observation

At this stage, one guest can be with you until you are moved to a labor room or discharged.

Labor and delivery

During labor, you’re welcome to have 4 guests with you in the room at a time.

  • Your primary labor support person and 3 additional guests.
  • Children under 12 are limited to siblings and must be accompanied by an adult whose only task is their care.

Family-centered postpartum

Visiting hours are 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • 4 visitors at a time are welcome.
  • Healthy children are welcome.
  • Children under 2 are limited to siblings.
  • “Mother-baby quiet time” is observed every afternoon. Plan in advance and let your friends and family know.

Services

Along with the third-floor waiting area outside Labor and Delivery, there are other useful services for your family and friends available near the rotunda in the first-floor main lobby, including a gift shop, Healthy Living Store, 24-hour pharmacy, and ATM.



Nearby restaurants

Our San Diego Medical Center has numerous eateries nearby offering a wide variety of cuisine. A few of the closest include:

Giovanni’s Italian
Local chain’s Kearny Mesa spot for NYC-style pizza, salads, and sandwiches in a chill, informal setup.
9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
mygiovannis.comExternal Link

Palominos Mexican & Seafood
Shopping-center venue offering familiar Mexican dishes, plus a few specialty burritos.
9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123

Subway
Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches and salads.
9363 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
subway.comExternal Link

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Coffeehouse chain serving a variety of beverages including its signature ice-blended options.
9343 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
coffeebean.comExternal Link

Khan’s Cave Grill & Tavern
An airy, sports-friendly space with fire pits on the patio, serving Pan-Asian dishes.
9350 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
hanscave.comExternal Link

Kabobgee Grill
Enjoy a variety of ethnic Lebanese cuisine.
9350 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
lamichekabobgee.comExternal Link

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Nearby hotels

Ramada San Diego North Hotel & Conference Center
5550 Kearny Mesa Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111
858-278-0800
wyndhamhotels.comExternal Link

Hampton Inn San Diego-Kearny Mesa
5434 Kearny Mesa Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111

858-292-1482
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Residence Inn San Diego Central
5400 Kearny Mesa Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111

858-278-2100
marriott.comExternal Link

Extended Stay America San Diego-Mission Valley-Stadium
3860 Murphy Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92123

858-292-8927
extendedstayamerica.comExternal Link