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Postpartum care

After your baby is born, recovering and bonding with your new child is of the utmost importance. Our commitment is to put you and your baby first while providing care for all your post-pregnancy needs.

Postpartum care in North Texas

Medical City hospitals offer postpartum care and amenities designed specifically for mom's and baby's safety, comfort and bonding

Medical City hospitals also offer advanced, specialized newborn care, including the highest levels of neonatal care for premature and critically ill babies.

Mommy & Me educational resource

Access an online version of the Mommy & Me resource book, featuring helpful information about the birth and care of your baby.

Access an online version of the Mommy & Me resource book, featuring helpful information about the birth and care of your baby.

Postpartum recovery suites

As with our labor and delivery rooms, our postpartum suites pair thoughtful amenities with the latest technology. You’ll have peace of mind and lots of choices to help make those first few days with your baby extra special, including:

  • Choice of rooms, including VIP/luxury suites
  • A gourmet celebration meal
  • Partner can sleep in room
  • Baby can room-in or go to the nursery
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Enhanced infant security
  • New moms/lactation support groups

No matter which options you choose, you and your baby can expect one-on-one, personal care and family-centered support.

Hospital nursery

Medical City hospitals believe in keeping mom and baby as close as possible, as long as possible. Our full-service newborn nurseries are located just around the corner from our labor and delivery rooms. If mom wants to get some much-needed rest or baby needs a little extra attention for health reasons, our specially trained neonatal nurses will be ready to care for baby nearby.

Skintoskin contact

The best place for your healthy, full-term baby is on your chest, next to your heart. Medical City Healthcare hospitals recognize the numerous documented benefits associated with immediate skin-to-skin contact, including regulating body temperature and heart rate, controlling anxiety and blood sugar and increasing the chance of successful breastfeeding.

Newparent support and resources

The big day that you’ve waited for is finally here! Questions about pregnancy are replaced by questions about childbirth and postnatal care. After you leave the hospital, care continues with our support groups and classes designed for new moms and parents, including new moms and lactation support groups, infant CPR and mom and baby yoga.

Find a class or support group.

Postpartum video series

You can also explore our video library where experts answer questions such as how to burp and swaddle a baby, how to care for a newborn’s umbilical cord and how to put your baby to bed safely.

When baby is born at a Medical City Healthcare hospital, moms can recover knowing the region's leading pediatric hospital, Medical City Children's Hospital, is part of the same network.

Critical care for newborns

Whether you had a high-risk pregnancy or baby unexpectedly needs a little extra care after birth, Medical City Healthcare hospitals offer high-level NICU care. These specially equipped and staffed neonatal intensive care units provide the latest technology, including a live-feed NICU monitor so you can check on your baby 24/7 no matter where you are.

Videos about our Postpartum care services

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