Labor and delivery at Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak

There’s no more joyful time than when you’re expecting. Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak welcomes upwards of 2,000 babies a year, and our team’s primary focus is to provide exceptional, personalized care that exceeds the needs and expectations of mothers-to-be. We’re part of Methodist Women’s Health Services, located in northern San Antonio near the intersection of Loop 1604 and Highway 281.

For more information about our labor and delivery care, call Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak at (210) 638-2000.

We offer a variety of labor and delivery services, including a birth program that gives patients access to a 24-hour, on-site obstetrician and anesthesiologist. We also provide breastfeeding assistance and Golden Hour, which is a one-hour post-birth bonding experience for mothers and their new babies.

Our birthing center

Our facility has everything needed to make your stay comfortable. Expecting mothers and their families enjoy the following amenities and more:

  • Family-centered care
  • Nine private labor and delivery rooms with flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi
  • Ergonomic birthing beds to enhance your comfort
  • Rooming-in options
  • Valet parking

Each family can receive a free, fully customized DVD capturing the highlights of their newborn’s arrival. A professional team of digital photographers can also unobtrusively capture precious moments and emotions, discreetly documenting the birth, the mother’s first minutes with the baby and the baby’s introduction to the rest of the family.

To schedule a free, one-hour tour of our childbirth center, call (210) 575-0355 or (800) 333-7333. You can also reserve your spot online. Tours start in the waiting area in The Women’s Pavilion.

Our neonatal intensive care unit

Our nine-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit combines advanced technology and trained healthcare professionals to deliver exceptional care. Inside our state-of-the-art facility, your newborn will be under the watch of a dedicated team of registered nurses, neonatologists and a 24-hour on-site nurse practitioner.

Our birthing center location

The Women’s Pavilion is located inside Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak. We’re at the corner of Hardy Oak Boulevard and East Sonterra Boulevard. The hospital entrance is to the right of the V. Benson Pavilion facing East Sonterra Boulevard. Once inside, follow the signs to The Women's Pavilion.

The front entrance and visitor parking lot are off East Sonterra Boulevard. Parking is free. We offer valet service for $8 per visit, or you can pay $12 for unlimited valet service for the day.

Labor and delivery at Methodist Healthcare

Labor begins when the mother starts to feel contractions regularly. Labor varies in length for every individual. Contractions begin to intensify and continue to occur closer together until the child is delivered.

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