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Expectant mothers and families in Denton County who plan to deliver their babies at Medical City Lewisville will benefit from a recently completed renovation of the hospital’s mother/baby unit.

Medical City Lewisville’s 58-bed women’s unit includes labor and delivery, mother/baby and a Level III neonatal ICU. The $3.5 million renovation to the mother/baby unit includes modern, high-end fixtures and finishes:

  • New flooring, wallpaper, surfaces and built-ins for all areas including patient rooms and bathrooms
  • New couches that convert to beds
  • Installation of new large-screen TVs in every patient room

“This investment in renovations provides our growing community with elegant amenities to enhance our high-quality clinical excellence,” says Megan Gallegos, chief nursing officer of Medical City Lewisville. “Compassionate, excellent care combined with a comfortable environment are why expectant moms choose Medical City Lewisville as the destination of choice for their baby’s delivery.”

Medical City Lewisville women and children’s services are recognized nationally for safety and excellence in women’s and neonatal care. The hospital holds Healthgrades 5-star awards for C-section and vaginal deliveries, is Level II Maternal Designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services and twice voted “Best Hospital to Have a Baby” in Denton County by readers of DFWChild Magazine.

Full-service childbirth care at Medical City Lewisville includes:

  • Private labor, delivery and recovery rooms
  • Pain management options, including epidural anesthesia and alternative therapies
  • High-risk maternity care with maternal fetal medicine specialists
  • Around-the-clock coverage by OB/GYN hospitalist, neonatologist and anesthesiologist
  • Nurse midwife and doula collaborative
  • Connection to Medical City Children’s Hospital network of specialists
  • Dedicated team of lactation specialists to support breastfeeding
  • Maternity tours and classes, including childbirth preparation, breastfeeding, and sibling/family classes
  • Hospital-grade breast pump rental program
  • Donor breast milk program for babies requiring special care
  • Cord blood donation
  • Adoption and surrogacy support

The renovation is part of Medical City Healthcare’s major capital investment initiative of more than $1.1 billion spent or committed over five years across the Medical City Healthcare system. Investments include expansion and improvements to existing hospitals, new services such as trauma, oncology, and behavioral healthcare, upgraded technology and the purchase and construction of new facilities.

Medical City Lewisville Women’s Services renovation virtual tour: https://youtu.be/jEaulpuisKs

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ABOUT MEDICAL CITY LEWISVILLE

Medical City Lewisville is a 186-bed, acute care hospital serving Lewisville, Flower Mound and southern Denton County since 1976. With a medical team of more than 700 physicians, Medical City Lewisville offers a broad range of services, including a Level III Trauma Center with the county’s only pediatric emergency room, cardiovascular, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and women’s services. A Primary Stroke Center and an accredited Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery, the hospital has a Level III NICU and was voted “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Denton County by readers of DFWChild Magazine. Medical City Lewisville is “A” rated for safety by the Leapfrog Group and is Magnet® recognized for nursing excellence.

Medical City Lewisville is a part of Medical City Healthcare
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