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Women's Services

Family Birthing Center 

Our Family Birthing Center is a 30-bed unit designed to allow mothers and babies to stay together following birth. The center offers state-of-the-art equipment and a three-room cesarean section suite to handle most emergency situations.

In our Level I and II nurseries, skilled nursing professionals care for all but the most critically ill newborns. The specialized neonatal transport service at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is readily available should the need arise.

The Family Birthing Center also offers:

  • Prenatal classes and seminars
  • Lactation counseling
  • Educational programs
  • Postpartum rooms
  • Antepartum observation rooms
  • Parenting rooms

To schedule an on tour, please check classes and events or call 713-222-CARE (2273).

Learn About Postpartum Care

To help you be better prepared for what to expect, Memorial Hermann Northwest offers you a free booklet via download of A New Beginning, Your Personal Guide to Postpartum Care available anytime throughout your pregnancy or after.  This booklet will help you understand how to care for yourself and your baby after birth.  The more knowledge you have, the more likely you will approach your personal journey with confidence and a positive perspective.  Topics include:

  • Caring for Yourself Postpartum
  • Changes After Birth
  • Feeding Your Newborn
  • Breastfeeding
  • Caring for Your Newborn
  • Immunization Schedule
  • Safe Sleeping Environment
  • And More