Our Lakeway maternity center offers a boutique birthing experience

Wherever you are in the pregnancy journey, the experienced childbirth specialists here in Lakeway 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 local labor and delivery team is ready around the clock. Whether you are a first-time mom or a delivery room veteran, we are here to provide you with a childbirth experience as individual as the new baby on the way.

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Parent education classes and resources
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Meet and greet with doctors

We offer opportunities to meet all of our doctors and tour our facility. To schedule a tour of the labor and delivery unit, please call 512.654.5200.

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Childbirth classes
To help you prepare for this chapter in life, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway offers group classes in pregnancy and childbirth.

Topics include information on:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Car seat safety
  • Newborn care

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Safe baby academy

Learn about car seat safety, infant CPR, home safety, water safety and safe sleep practices at this free event presented by Baylor Scott & White Health and the Austin-Travis county EMS.

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Childbirth frequently asked questions

  • 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 Baylor Scott & White – Lakeway, 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 hospital bag will contain things needed during labor and delivery, and the second hospital bag should include things you'll need after childbirth. These hospital bags should be packed approximately four weeks prior to your due date. A hospital bag checklist of items includes:

    • Photo ID, insurance card and hospital paperwork
    • A birth plan
    • Eyeglasses
    • 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
    • A receiving blanket
    • An approved, installed car seat (visit Safe Riders for ratings)

Helping you prepare every step of the way at our labor and delivery hospitals

If you find yourself asking, "what is the best labor and delivery hospital near me?" our experienced care teams are here to help you prepare for your big moment—and every little moment along the way. Tell us a little about where you are in your journey and get the answers you need for a safe pregnancy, labor and delivery near you.

Accolades

Texas Ten Step Designation

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway has received Texas Ten Step Program facility designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services for improving the health of newborns and infants. The Texas Ten Step Program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred method of feeding for newborns and infants, and designated facilities provide information and tools to support new mothers and their decision to breastfeed.

The Cribs for Kids® National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification

Recognition given to hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to reducing infant Sleep-Related Deaths by promoting best safe sleep practices and by educating on infant sleep safety. By becoming certified, a hospital is demonstrating that it is committed to being a community leader and is proactively eliminating as many sleep-related deaths as possible.