Baby Blessings

Your baby’s birth is so very special. To mark the sacredness and wonder of these moments, the Chaplaincy Services team is here to work with the Maternal Child Health staff at the Family Birth Center to help arrange a beautiful baby blessing for newly born Sierra View babies.


What is a Baby Blessing?

A Baby Blessing is a special prayer carried out by a member of Sierra View’s Chaplaincy Services team for a newborn baby within Sierra View’s Family Birth Center.

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Who can request a Baby Blessing?

Any new mom or parent can request a Baby Blessing.

Parents wishing to receive a spiritual welcome and prayer for their new baby can request a Baby Blessing from the Chaplaincy Services team at the hospital. The nursing team supporting a new mom will contact the chaplaincy department. A chaplaincy team member will then join the new mom and baby to share a special moment of prayer designed to help welcome the baby and mark the sacredness and wonder of their arrival.

Are Baby Blessings always available?

Baby Blessings are currently available Mondays – Fridays (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Patients may contact their nurse to request more guidance after hours.


For patients currently delivering a baby, please contact your nursing team. For all other questions, please contact SVMC Marketing ( The marketing team will help get you answers to your questions.

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