Medical City Lewisville Completes $3.5 Million Women’s Services Renovation Project – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

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Pregnant women and families in South Denton County planning to give birth at Lewisville Medical Town will benefit from a recently completed renovation of the hospital’s mother/baby unit, according to a hospital press release.

Medical City Lewisville’s 58-bed women’s unit includes labor and delivery, mother/baby, and a level III neonatal intensive care unit. The $3.5 million renovation of the mother/baby unit includes modern, high-end fittings and finishes:

  • New flooring, wallpaper, surfaces and built-ins for all areas including patient rooms and bathrooms
  • New sofas that turn into beds
  • Installation of new large screen televisions in each patient room

“This investment in renovations provides our growing community with stylish amenities to enhance our high-quality clinical excellence,” said Megan Gallegos, chief nursing officer of Medical City Lewisville. “Compassionate and excellent care combined with a comfortable environment is why expectant mothers choose Medical City Lewisville as their destination of choice for the birth of their baby.”

Full-service childbirth care at Medical City Lewisville includes:

  • Private labour, delivery and recovery rooms
  • Pain management options including epidural anesthesia and alternative therapies
  • High-Risk Maternity Care with Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists
  • 24-hour coverage by a hospital obstetrician/gynecologist, neonatologist and anesthesiologist
  • Nurse midwife and doula collaboration
  • Connection to the Medical City Children’s Hospital specialist network
  • A dedicated team of lactation specialists to support breastfeeding
  • Maternity visits and classes, including birth preparation, breastfeeding and sibling/family classes
  • Hospital Grade Breast Pump Rental Program
  • Breast milk donation 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, according to the company. Investments include the expansion and improvement of existing hospitals, new services such as trauma, oncology and behavioral health care, improved technology and the purchase and construction of new facilities.

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