Women and Children’s – Methodist Dallas
Becoming a Mom at Methodist Dallas Medical Center
From first-time parents to women with high-risk pregnancies, Methodist Dallas Medical Center offers personalized, expert maternity care, childbirth education classes, and support.
Find out more about Women and Children's services at Methodist Dallas including:
Baby-Friendly Designated Birth Facility
Methodist Dallas is the first hospital in Dallas to receive the Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility from Baby-Friendly USA. Based on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, this designation recognizes birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the information, confidence, and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies.
Texas Ten Step Facility for Breastfeeding Care and Support
Methodist Dallas has been designated a Texas Ten Step Hospital – the fifth consecutive year the hospital has achieved the designation awarded to birthing facilities providing optimal care to improving breastfeeding outcomes by the Texas Hospital Association and the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Premier Award for Quality in Maternal & Neonatal Care
Methodist Dallas Medical Center was one of only three winners nationwide from a pool of nearly 400 eligible hospitals for excellence in both quality of care and operational efficiency.
Aetna Award for Early Elective Delivery Infant Safety Programs
Methodist Dallas has met qualifications for recognition by Aetna for their Early Elective Delivery Infant Safety program for facilities that have demonstrated their commitment to infant safety by establishing safety guidelines for elective deliveries prior to 39 weeks and have implemented a quality improvement program.
IBCLC Care Award for Excellence in Lactation Care
Methodist Dallas has been recognized for excellence in lactation care, for the second consecutive year, by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).
Best Fed Beginnings – National Effort to Improve Breastfeeding Rates
Methodist Dallas has selected to participate in Best Fed Beginnings, a first-of-its-kind national effort to significantly improve breastfeeding rates in states where rates are currently the lowest . Best Fed Beginnings seeks to boost breastfeeding rates by implementing a model for maternity services in U.S. hospitals that better supports a new mother’s choice to breastfeed. The National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is leading a nationwide effort in partnership with Baby-Friendly USA to help hospitals improve maternity care and increase the number of Baby-Friendly hospitals in the United States.
Methodist Dallas Medical Center is on a journey to become a “Baby-Friendly” Hospital.
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.