Having a Baby at Bryan
The birth of your baby is one of the most exciting events in your life
Experience Bryan Family Birthplaces
Take an in-person tour to see our beautiful rooms and comforting amenities first-hand, or take our virtual tour from the comfort of your home.
Tour the Bryan Family Birthplaces
At Bryan Family Birthplace, we’ve designed a special place for that special moment. A state-of-the-art environment where you can experience the true joys of pregnancy and delivery all with the expertise, compassion and care you expect.
Our excellent doctors, nurse and staff invite you to begin your story here.
At Bryan Family Birthplace, we offer:
- Mom and guest eat for free
- Flat screen televisions
- Free WiFi
- Whirlpool tubs
- Beautiful, private rooms
- 24-7 anesthesia and pain management
- Peanut ball for comfort during labor
- Snack bar for family and friends
- Pull-out couches for family and friends
- Convenient room service, offering a wide variety of menu selections
- Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for the critical needs of our tiniest patients
What to Bring
With the birth of your baby on the horizon, you already have a lot on your mind. Use our simple checklist of what to bring with you during your stay at our Family Birthplace for you and your baby.
Here is our list of recommended items during your stay:
- Your birth plan
- Insurance card
- Massage oil
- Massage tools such as tennis balls (in a sock), foam noodle
- Relaxing music on a CD
- You can bring your own birth ball if you like
- Hair tie or barrette, if you think you may need them
- Comfort Skills class materials
- Personal items such as a bathrobe, nightgown, slippers
- Healthy snacks such as granola bars, crackers, fruit, etc. It is likely that you will be hungry after labor, so make sure to stock up on healthy, plentiful snacks. Our nourishment center also has many snacks available
- A nursing bra and breast pads
- A going-home outfit. Keep in mind that you will probably need an elastic waistband; you may still look five-six months pregnant
For Your Partner/Labor Coach
- Basic toiletries
- Money for vending machines
- Reading materials
- Change of clothes and clothes for sleeping
- A camera or video camera and film, memory card or batteries
For Your Baby
- A going-home and picture outfit
- A pair of socks or booties
- A cap
- An infant car seat
- A blanket, depending on the weather
A certified lactation nurse is available to meet with you after your baby’s birth. This nurse acts as a teacher and counselor to help you understand the fundamentals of lactation and to support your efforts to learn how to feed your baby. Continued lactation support is available even after you go home with your baby. We're here to help you!
Learn more about our excellent breastfeeding support.
Our compassionate care teams provides wonderful care to you after your delivery and is available around-the-clock to answer your questions and care for you. Learn about our postpartum care.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)