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Maternity programs

Our maternity benefits are here to support the well-being of you and your baby, as well as your finances. Adding to your family is a major milestone and we're proud to be part of it.

  • Understand leave

    Maternity, parental and adoption leave

    View a detailed breakdown of how each type of leave is covered.

Mother-friendly workplace
Support for nursing mothers at every facility. Talk with your supervisor to discuss your needs prior to returning to work.
Break time
We provide time during the work day for mothers, up to one year after the child's birth
Private space
We provide mothers a private space, shielded from view and free from intrusion
We provide a designated refrigerator for breast milk storage
We provide a comfortable chair, table/flat surface and access to a safe water source near each lactation space
BSWH Policy
View the full Mother-Friendly Worksite policy (BSWconnect access required)
Extra resources
View the Breastfeeding Guide for Working Moms from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Bundled maternity copay

    • SEQA/EQA Plan: $400 copay for all expenses related to maternity/delivery care and baby's postnatal services

    • PPO Plan: $1,200 copay for all expenses related to maternity/delivery and baby's postnatal services with a Tier 1 BSWQA Network provider

    Copay applies to the facility claim. All other services billed with a maternity/delivery diagnosis code will be paid at 100%, including well-baby charges and prenatal services

  • Expecting the Best® program

    Maternity case management

    Expectant moms covered by a BSW medical plan can enroll in the maternity case management program to access:

    • Support for high-risk conditions
    • Planning for delivery
    • Depression screening following delivery
    • Return to work planning
  • Classes for new parents

    Childbirth and parenthood are major life change. To help you prepare, we offer group pregnancy and childbirth classes as well as classes held specifically for mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and babysitters. Find an option that fits you, attend a class at a convenient location, or select an online class and begin at any time.​

  • Resources just for dads

    Explore the site to find info for:

    • Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for dads and kids – find them on the DadTalk Blog and in the "For Dads" corner
    • Fatherhood programs looking to get started or expand – check out the "For Programs" section
    • Researchers and policy makers looking for the latest on responsible fatherhood – check out our Library
  • Resources for the whole family

    Find valuable information for parents and caregivers on a variety of work, life, family, and educational topics from Bright Horizons.

  • Discover WIC resources

    WIC supports you and your child from pregnancy to delivery to raising a toddler and up until your child’s 5th birthday.

Additional benefits for your family

With Bright Horizons Back-Up Care TM you have access to five deeply discounted, high-quality backup care at a center or in your own home, for children and adults. Use it as coverage for:

  • School holidays
  • Half-days
  • When a dependent is mildly ill
  • And more!

Up to five (5) days of care

  • For $15/day: Center-based childcare for a single child

  • For $25/day: Center-based childcare for multiple children

  • For $6/hour: In-home care for children and/or adults
    • Either well and/or mildly ill
    • Maximum three (3) care recipients
    • With a 4-hour minimum

Bright Horizons gives you free access to Sittercity, a comprehensive database of care options for:

  • Housekeepers
  • Pet sitters
  • Baby sitters

You select care and pay for yourself. Receive basic background checks for free and request advanced background checks at discounted rates.

This site summarizes the programs and benefits available to employees and their eligible dependents. Official plan documents, policies and certificates of insurance that contain the details, conditions, maximum benefit levels and restrictions on benefits govern our benefits program and are available on this site. In case of a conflict between this site and the official documents, the official documents prevail. The information on this site isn't a guarantee of benefits. Baylor Scott & White reserves the right to modify or terminate its employee benefit plans and programs at any time for any reason.

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