About the Department for Obstetrics

In our clinic, we care for pregnant and birthing women. As an international specialist center for maternity medicine, the Department of Obstetrics at the University Hospital Zurich offers comprehensive medical care for pregnant women, women in labor and new mothers. The associated medical expertise ensures the greatest possible degree of safety.

Birth Center

Tel. +41 44 255 53 15

The Birth Center is available 24 hours.

Outpatient obstetrics

Tel. +41 44 255 50 42

Monday till Friday
08:00 – 16:30

Clinic's administrative office

Tel. +41 44 255 51 03

Monday till Thursday
08:00 – 17:00

08:00 – 16:00

Director’s office

Tel. +41 44 255 51 01

Private consultation

Tel. +41 44 255 51 02


North 1, J Prenatal Department: Tel. 044 255 52 21
North 1, K Postpartum department: Tel. 044 255 52 31
North 1, Q Private Department: Tel. 044 255 52 52 91

Cutting-edge medicine for women and children

As an international center for obstetrics (center of excellence), we offer:

  • Maximum safety thanks to top medical expertise and experience (university clinic);
  • The Perinatal Center for premature births (in particular babies weighing less than 1,500 g);
  • comprehensive competent care thanks to interdisciplinary cooperation within the university hospital.
  • Expert care in the case of high-risk births for mothers and children at the Perinatal Center (obstetrics and neonatology);
  • Proximity to intensive care unit for newborns;
  • Proximity to intensive care unit for newborns;
  • Emergency cesareans possible in a matter of minutes.

In addition, we provide individualized care and the highest possible level of self-determination by:

  • Support a natural (gentle) birth whenever possible. Use of technology only when medically necessary.
  • Accompany women individually and respect the woman’s/couple’s right to make informed choices and share decisions (different birth positions, water birth).
  • provide very individual holistic care for women (during pregnancy, during childbirth, in the postpartum period) in a family-oriented setting.
  • ensure optimal support or promotion of the mother-child relationship (rooming in).
  • We offer postpartum (and prenatal) hospitalization in rooms with a beautiful view over the whole of Zurich.