Where to give birth

Within Vancouver Coastal Health region, there are seven hospitals where you can give birth. You can also choose to give birth at home with a registered midwife if your pregnancy is low-risk.

Learn more about your local hospital by following the links below:

• Richmond Hospital – home to the Richmond Maternity Service Birth Centre. Take the virtual tour in English, Cantonese or Mandarin.
BC Women’s Hospital – located in Vancouver. Take the virtual tour.
Lions Gate Hospital
St. Paul’s Hospital – located in downtown Vancouver. Take the virtual tour.
Powell River Hospital
Sechelt Hospital (formerly St. Mary’s Hospital)
Squamish Hospital


Learn more about maternity hospital programs at VCH.

Nurse holding a new born baby