Support for your growing family

Find simplified pricing and exclusive resources to keep mother and baby healthy

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Your dedicated concierge team provides phone and email support exclusively to Premier Plan members with clinical support available after hours. 

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Baby on the way? Scripps offers Premier Plan members a comprehensive range of maternity services and resources designed to provide support and keep mother and baby healthy — from early pregnancy to postpartum. 

Expert, compassionate maternity care

Whether this is your firstborn or a new sibling, Scripps physicians, midwives, nurses and clinical staff are ready to care for you and your baby before, during and after pregnancy.

Count on Scripps for expert prenatal, perinatal (high-risk pregnancy care), delivery and postpartum care at locations throughout San Diego County. 

Your Premier Plan maternity services include:

  • Four hospital locations with maternity centers throughout San Diego County
  • The first San Diego hospital to be designated a Baby-Friendly facility by UNICEF and the World Health Organization at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas 
  • Lactation specialists and consultations at every location
  • Staff that respect your wishes and birth plans 
  • Midwife services
  • Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Mercy Hospital campuses in San Diego and Chula Vista 

We know that giving birth is an extraordinary experience, and your maternity team will partner with you to accommodate your birth plan.

At all Scripps maternity centers, women go through labor, delivery and recovery in one state-of-the-art labor and delivery room. Every room is equipped with a fetal monitoring system, so your nurses, physicians and midwives can continuously monitor your vital signs and your baby’s heart rate.

Resources for parents and parents-to-be

Premier Plan members also have access to exclusive resources to better support you and your family’s health and wellbeing — all at no additional cost, including:

Learn more about these resources below.

*Some eligibility exclusions apply.

Doula benefits

Premier Plan members may also enjoy doula benefits before, during and after pregnancy. From helping you plan for your baby’s birth and providing support during labor and delivery to assisting during the first few weeks at home, a doula can offer a valuable and comforting experience and support. For more information, download the doula benefits summary (PDF, 130 KB) and the doula claim form (PDF, 750 KB).

Below you’ll find answers to commonly asked questions about Qualcomm Premier Plans, including covered services and the claim submission process.

Pricing for maternity services

Qualcomm Premier Plan members have simplified pricing for maternity services. This was further expanded in 2021. Beginning January 1, 2021, there is a single overall charge, or bundled pricing, for routine pregnancies, inclusive of most prenatal care, delivery and postnatal care for a specified period of time. 

In addition, for those eligible for the maternity services bundle(1), once your deductible* has been met (due to maternity or non-maternity related services) for the year, subsequent maternity related services will be covered by the medical plan at 100%. Your annual out-of-pocket max would not apply.

Review the new bundled maternity pricing for more information.

(1) The bundle structure will apply to eligible moms whose primary coverage is under a Qualcomm Premier Plan at 13 weeks of pregnancy. For those who enroll in a Premier Plan past 13 weeks, or do not qualify for the expanded bundle due to certain high risk clinical conditions, the non-bundle standard delivery and routine OB care rates will apply. Does not apply to secondary coverage or when seeking care from out-of-network provider.

* For Premier Plan PPO members, applies to the applicable per person or per family deductible met first.

MyScrippsBaby app

The MyScrippsBaby mobile app is your care companion from conception to your baby’s first birthday. MyScrippsBaby puts education, resources and inspiration right at your fingertips almost anywhere, anytime. It’s like having your care team in your pocket — and may mean fewer calls to your provider’s office and more time between prenatal visits. All Scripps Clinic and Scripps Coastal Medical Center OBGYN providers have access to and offer the MyScrippsBaby app.

Whether this is your first baby or a new sibling, the app guides you with weekly tools and information tailored to your pregnancy including:

  • Daily personalized content from conception to baby’s first birthday
  • 24/7 access to educational videos and articles
  • Updates and messages from your provider
  • Weight gain, glucose levels or blood pressure tracking
  • Links to your care team’s contact information

Maternity classes

As a Premier Plan member, you have access to pregnancy and parenting classes offered at Scripps, covering everything from how to make childbirth as comfortable as possible to preparing siblings, grandparents and even pets for the new addition. Sign up for pregnancy and parenting classes on

Breastfeeding help and support

Scripps is here to support new mothers with the tools and resources they need to help make breastfeeding a successful and enjoyable experience. All Scripps hospital maternity nursing staff are specially trained to help with breastfeeding and lactation consultants are also available to provide personalized support after you leave the hospital. Most breastfeeding services (PDF, 510 KB) are covered by the plan at 100%.

Maternity FAQs

Having a baby is an exciting and highly emotional experience, especially if this is your first birth. The questions below will help you better understand what to expect when you have your baby at Scripps.