Women’s Health and Birth Center
With over 250 mothers choosing to deliver their babies at Laredo Medical Center each month, you know we’re doing something right! From making sure you and your precious new baby are in the expert hands of Neonatologists and specially trained nurses, to providing upgrades in Labor & Delivery Rooms such as new flat screen TVs and I-Pod Bose docking stations, the Women’s Health and Birthing Center has lots of amenities to make you feel right at home during this special time.
At Laredo Medical Center, we believe a family-centered approach to childbirth helps promote the healthy growth and development of the entire family. Our Labor & Delivery Rooms are spacious enough to accommodate the woman’s birthing partner, and rooms in the Mother/Baby Unit offer a built-in comfortable companion bed. Furthermore, we're proud of our long tradition of reaching out and serving a wide range of contemporary family structures and respect the wishes of our moms in the type of delivery requested.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
For newborns who have special needs, Laredo Medical Center has a neonatal intensive care unit and intermediate nursery. Patients can rest assured that qualified personnel are available in case any complications arise during childbirth. These exclusive services make Laredo Medical Center the area’s best equipped hospital for high risk and premature births.
LMC Medical Update
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Your Newborn Baby
Sleeping, eating, crying, cooing—your new arrival will keep you busy. You'll soon figure out his or her patterns and preferences.
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Tiny Toes OB Club - The Best Care Starts with the Best Education!
Join Laredo Medical Center’s Tiny Toes OB Club and you’ll always have a health professional by your side! And being a member of Tiny Toes is free and easy. Upon registering at LMC, mothers-to-be will receive answers and advice from Laredo’s top-notch experienced medical staff. These obstetric experts stand ready to assist you with your questions and familiarize you with LMC’s first-class, beautiful private rooms and Obstetrics Unit.
Furthermore, LMC’s informative prenatal classes offer expectant parents great tips and guidance for a safe and healthy birth. Classes are available in English and Spanish making sure parents take full advantage of the program. Refresher classes are also available for expectant mothers who already have children.
Tiny Toes members are then eligible to receive exclusive amenities, including a complimentary infant car seat, a special dinner for two, a diaper bag filled with much needed essentials, coupons and discounts for a variety of extraordinary offers around town, and access to a lactation nurse at the hospital to help mothers understand the fundamentals of lactation as well as supporting their efforts to learn how to breastfeed their babies.
Reasons to Choose the Women’s Health & Birthing Center at Laredo Medical Center:
- We specialize in high risk deliveries and neonatal care
- Our newly renovated labor and delivery suites
- Your choice of a full service nursery or in-room mother/baby care
- An advanced Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Free tour of the family birthing unit for all expectant parents
- Childbirth classes
LMC believes that you and your newborn deserve the very best. Let us be a part of your special day by becoming a member of the Tiny Toes Maternity Club. Please call (956) 796-4505 to register or submit our online form.
To help more pregnant women and new moms get information about caring for their health and giving their babies the best possible start in life, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) launched text4baby, the first free health text messaging service in the U.S.
Text4baby supports moms by providing accurate, text-length health information and resources in a format that is personal and timely, using a channel she knows and uses. Click here for more information or to sign up for this program.