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Welcome Your Baby at Our Special Place

The birth of your baby is a miracle nine months in the making! It is important that such an incredible moment is given a deserving level of care and attention by your birth center, our Mother & Baby Unit. That’s why Valley Baptist is here for you from prenatal care to birth and beyond. While every birth at a Valley Baptist hospital is unique, we all share one thing in common: we want your experience to be the best it can be for you and your growing family.

 

Everything you, and your baby, need is right here at our hospitals, including care for high-risk pregnancies and access to high level NICU care in our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Highlights of Our Birthing Center

Our Mother & Baby Unit feature heightened security access, private patient suites and experienced, compassionate staff. Our unit has a comfortable and calm atmosphere along with the latest technology in our delivery, antepartum and postpartum suites. With our trusted team of caregivers at your side – you can rest assured you and your newborn are in good hands.

We’re proud to offer:

  • Routine and high-risk obstetrical services to handle every type of pregnancy and delivery
  • Level III Neonatal ICU (Brownsville and Harlingen)
  • Certified nurse-midwives to bring you the expertise of both an advanced practice registered nurse and a certified midwife at Valley Baptist Medical Center—Harlingen
  • Childbirth and parenting education classes to prepare you for what's ahead
  • An OB available around the clock, 24/7, in case of emergency
  • Valley Baptist-Brownsville is certified as a Texas Ten Step Program facility and a Mother Friendly Certified workplace
  • Both hospitals offer Skin-to-Skin Care, and Valley Baptist-Brownsville offers access to a certified Kangaroo Care Nurse as well as accommodation to family birth plans. The goal at our hospitals is to keep mother and baby together at all times.

Why Choose Valley Baptist:

  • Valley Baptist Healthy Women’s Center
    • Free pregnancy testing, no appointment needed
    • Results of your pregnancy test in minutes
    • Provide assistance with your doctor of choice for your pregnancy care
    • Classes offered on childbirth preparation, breastfeeding and more
    • Ongoing support throughout your pregnancy
  • Labor & Delivery
    • Prenatal Education
    • Pre-Online Registration
    • Mother & Baby Unit Tour
    • Lamaze Classes
    • Childbirth Education
    • Private Suites, including Postpartum
    • Breastfeeding Support & Lactation Consultations
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
    • Experienced nursing staff
    • Advanced technology to care for our youngest patients
  • Dedicated Operating Rooms
  • Robotic, Laser and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Family Centered Care and Resources
  • Guest Accommodations for your Support Person
  • Newborn Portraits
  • Midwifery Services

The Valley Baptist Mother & Baby Unit is led by our trusted physicians, compassionate nurses and staff. In addition, we also have physicians on staff available 24/7 if the need arises and your physician has not made it to the facility.

Valley Baptist has been the birthplace of choice for Rio Grande Valley mothers – for years. Our team is ready to assist you from the weeks of prenatal care to checking-in for your delivery, to receiving postpartum care and access to resources for you and your little bundle of joy.

At Valley Baptist, we are a Community Built on Care and Support!

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