Labor and Delivery
Wherever you are in the pregnancy journey, our experienced specialists are with you every step of the way. At Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway, we want you to feel safe, comfortable and supported throughout pregnancy, delivery and beyond.
When the time comes, our labor and delivery team is ready around the clock. Our team includes: board-certified obstetricians, perinatologists and neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, certified inpatient obstetric and neonatal nurses and pediatricians. Whether you are a first-time mom or a delivery room veteran, we are here to provide you with the birth experience as individual as the new person on the way.
To schedule a tour of the Labor and Delivery unit, please call 512.571.5200.
Labor and Delivery Rooms
Our labor and delivery rooms are specially designed with your comfort in mind and feature free internet access so you can share pictures of your new arrival as soon as they enter the world.
An infant security system tracks and protects your baby throughout your hospital stay.
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For babies who need extra care, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway has an 11-bed, Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) equipped with advanced technology in an intensive-care setting.
The NICU also features:
- A family-centered modular design
- Accommodations enabling parents to stay near their baby
The Lactation Department consists of two board-certified Lactation Consultants. Inpatient support is provided to mothers on a daily basis if needed.
To help you prepare for this chapter in life, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway offers group classes in pregnancy and childbirth.
When do I come to the hospital?
Always check with your doctor regarding when you should come to the hospital.
Where do I go when I come to the hospital?
Always call your doctor prior to coming to the hospital. There is reserved parking on the ground floor of the parking garage for expectant parents.
Upon arrival at the hospital, please stop at the Emergency Room Registrar. Once you have checked in, you will be escorted to Labor and Delivery.
What are the visiting hours?
Due to the nature of labor and delivery, visitation is allowed on an individual basis. Children of the family may visit; please be sure children are supervised at all times.
What should I bring?
You may want to pack two small bags for the hospital; the first will contain things needed during labor and the second is things for following birth. These bags should be packed approximately four weeks prior to due date. Items to include:
- Photo ID, insurance card, and hospital paperwork
- A birth plan
- A bathrobe, slippers, socks and a nightgown, personal toiletries
- Comfortable nursing bras
- Baby book
- Snacks and change for vending machines
- A camera/video camera, batteries/charger, extra memory card, computer
- A notepad/journal and pen/pencil
- A going-home outfit for mom and baby; receiving blanket
- An approved, installed car seat (visit Safe Riders for ratings)