The Women's Hospital at Renaissance

Labor and Delivery

The labor and delivery unit is located on the first floor of The Women’s Hospital at Renaissance. Our unit offers a variety of services designed to provide the highest quality of care in a comfortable state-of-the-art facility. We provide care for everything from low-risk deliveries to high-risk perinatal care. Our highly trained staff, of physicians and registered nurses, works together to assist in the birth process in our beautiful labor and delivery suites. We provide many resources and support services during the labor process ranging from the traditional to the latest technology in pain management. The birth of your baby is family focused.

Vaginal delivery
Photography will be permitted after the labor and delivery process. You may discuss any special considerations with your physician or the director of labor and delivery at The Women's Hospital at Renaissance.

Cesarean birth
In the event that a Cesarean section is necessary, you will be taken to the operating room to deliver your baby. Several staff members may be present at the delivery including your physician, an anesthesia provider and nursery/neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) staff to assist with the baby. No photos or video are allowed in the operating room.

A safe delivery

  • In all labor and delivery rooms, patients can expect continuous electronic fetal monitoring using GE Centricity systems. A charge nurse oversees all fetal monitoring at a central station.
  • The entire nursing staff at The Women's Hospital at Renaissance is certified in fetal monitoring and neonatal resuscitation.
  • Many nurses are also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • New nurses undergo an extensive orientation process, and all nurses undergo yearly competencies to review the latest recommendations in care and services.


When routine labor turns into an emergency, there’s no safer place to deliver in the Rio Grande Valley. We’re confident that our nurses are some of the best trained in the country. Those who transfer from other hospitals often comment on the levels of professionalism and proficiency found only at The Women’s Hospital at Renaissance.

Our physicians along with maternal-fetal medicine specialists are available to care for the most serious complications, like preterm labor, preeclampsia, placenta accreta, and more.

Support person / birthing coach
A partner may support the patient in the delivery room. This support person must be age 18 or older.  Arrangements should be discussed with the physician prior to delivery. A maximum of two people are allowed per patient room.

NICU
If your baby require special monitoring or care, he or she may be transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit at The Women's Hospital at Renaissance where neonatologists and specially-trained nurses will care for the baby. Learn more about our NICU by clicking here.

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As required by the 2012 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment; Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment;
Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Physician Self-Referral; and Patient Notification Requirements
in Provider Agreements
final rule, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Ltd is disclosing that it is seeking an expansion
exception under Section 6001 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance proudly meets the federal definition of a "physician-owned hospital" (42 CFR § 489.3). As required by law, a list of the hospital's physician owners and investors is available at here. DHR, Ltd. and its affiliated entities comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.