Women generally think of their own health care as simply gynecological. In truth, a woman’s health needs change substantially throughout her life, as does the care we provide. But perhaps the time of life when her health matters most is when it directly affects another human being – her unborn child.
Bringing more than 20,000 babies into the world at Baylor hospitals each year, we feel morally bound and passionately driven to give these precious lives the best possible start.
We are determined to stay abreast of the latest developments in women’s and children’s care. This critical field of medicine is advancing rapidly, and through patient-centered programs and advanced research, we are doing the same.
With a family history of ovarian cancer, I knew I had to get a full hysterectomy when an ovarian cyst was detected. Thanks to robotic technology and the patient care at Baylor, I quickly returned to my daily life, cancer-free.
If you have a premature newborn, you know that nothing demands more raw courage, or evokes more terror, than putting your tiny baby’s life into another's hands. Fortunately, at the Blanche Swanzy Lange Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, parents have good reason to be less anxious. Baylor Dallas is a regional referral center for high-risk pregnancies. A Level III center, nationally recognized for its care of premature and critically ill newborns, the Lange NICU draws referrals from throughout Texas.
NICU services include developmental care, bereavement care, level III neonatal intensive care, "Mommie and Me" program, mother's milk bank, and women's psychology services.
Helping You Safely Prepare In Comfort For Your BabyThe journey through pregnancy may present a kaleidoscope of joys, challenges, concerns and more. High-risk pregnancies can require hospital stays up to three months long. Antepartum Services at Baylor University Medical Center provide careful attention to the unique, antepartum care you and your baby may need.
Our antepartum unit is specially designed for your comfort during extended stays and monitoring. Aspects of service include:
For more information related to Women and Children's initiatives at Baylor and how you can support, please contact Melissa Dalton at 214-820-2705 or Melissa.Dalton@BaylorHealth.edu.
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