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The birth of your child is truly a miracle, and we do our best to help that miracle along. From advanced technologies and comfortable Labor and Delivery rooms to understanding the needs of family and friends, we're focused on making sure your delivery is as smooth and comfortable as possible.
Women labor, delivery and recover in Labor and Delivery rooms. These spacious rooms allow care to be brought to the mother and her baby rather than moving them around for care. Each room is equipped with advanced technology. This family-centered philosophy allows for the new family to remain together during the entire birth process.
Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton4343 N. Josey Lane at CarrolltonCarrollton, TX 75010Main Line: 972.493.1010Labor and Delivery: 972.394.2221
Enter the hospital through the Emergency Department and proceed to the Labor and Delivery elevators. Labor and Delivery is located on the 2nd floor.
After 9:00pm, all visitors requiring access to postpartum must enter through the Emergency Department entrance. The front doors are locked at this time for security purposes.
Support during labor is very important. Our nurses can assist you with comfort and coping measures. Many women find that having a coach or support person with them is very helpful. You may also choose to bring a professional labor support called a Doula.
Many families bring a CD player so that you can play relaxing music while in labor. You also may bring any comfort tools that you have learned about in childbirth class.
Please be aware that elective inductions of labor may be postponed when space is limited.
We ask you to comply with the following guidelines while in labor at Baylor Carrollton.
Video will be limited to pre-and post-delivery. No videotaping is permitted during the delivery of the baby. Still photography is permitted during the entire birthing process.
To make it easier for you to share your news, each patient room is equipped with a direct-dial phone. Local calls are free, but be sure to bring a calling card if you will need to make long-distance calls. Please ask your guests to use the phones in the lobbies. Cellular phones are welcome in labor and delivery, and the mother/baby areas, but are prohibited in the special care nursery/neonatal intensive care unit, as they may interfere with the medical equipment.
We strive to allow as much time as possible for bonding with mom and baby. There will be brief times your baby will need to go to the nursery for infant assessments and screenings. After the birth, your baby will go to the newborn nursery for a bath and assessment. Afterwards, your baby will be returned to you once the admission process is complete. All friends and family are welcome to see the baby through the nursery viewing windows.
Women's Center visiting hours are from 9:00am to 9:00 pm to comply with the privacy laws and patient safety. All visitors are required to remain in the waiting area or be in the room with the patient. All hallways in labor and delivery will need to remain clear in case of an emergency. No information except the mother's room number and telephone number will be given out by our staff. Please inform all visitors to contact you directly for any updates throughout the labor process.
Siblings are welcome during the labor process but must be supervised by an adult other than the patient's support person. Children are not allowed during the delivery process. For the safety and privacy of our patients, we ask that you keep the hallways clear. Two visitors at a time are welcome to visit you during labor and delivery in addition to your labor coach.
One support person is permitted to accompany the mother during surgery and follow her through recovery. Once the mother is transferred to postpartum, all visitors are welcome. We strive to protect our patients' privacy while maintaining safety.
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