Our dedicated staff is here to help you prepare for your delivery in advance so that you feel ready when the time comes to have your baby. Below is a recommended pre-delivery check list. If possible, please have these items completed no later than the early part of your third trimester.
Before your hospital stay, you are encouraged to attend a tour to experience our accommodations and services first-hand. Find a free tour of your hospital and register online, or call (713) 222-CARE to register by phone.
Memorial Hermann is committed to engaging families and equipping parents with tools and important co-parenting skills to improve family functioning. Join a Memorial Hermann course facilitator and other parents online for interactive sessions to better prepare yourself to be an involved, engaged, and positive co-parent and partner. Separate sessions are offered for moms and for dads at no charge, and can be taken as desired.
Session topics for all single/married moms and dads include:
Pre-registering from the comfort of your home is easy and will save you time. Pre-registration for childbirth is required before your admission for delivery and should be completed prior to the 28th week of pregnancy.
After you have submitted your pre-registration form, you should also complete the following:
For more information about childbirth pre-registration, reach out to the Memorial Hermann hospital campus you selected to have your delivery:
Memorial Hermann offers a full range of educational resources for expectant parents, including live and online classes, community events, and support groups to enhance your experience and help prepare you for the joys of parenthood.
We provide classes for new parents and refresher courses for current parents on childbirth education, newborn care, breastfeeding, infant CPR, and related topics. In addition, we offer classes for other family members, including grandparents and siblings, to provide opportunities for learning and support. Find an in-person or virtual class and register online, or call (713) 222-CARE to register by phone
It is recommended that you discuss your birth plan with your physician prior to your arrival to the hospital for delivery.
It is highly recommended to select your baby’s pediatrician prior to delivery. Children’s Memorial Hermann has affiliated pediatrician practices across the Greater Houston Area.
For assistance finding a pediatrician, visit Memorial Hermann Find a Doctor or call (713) 222-CARE. Please call the office of the pediatrician you select to verify that he or she is accepting new patients.
In the third trimester of your pregnancy, it is helpful to begin making a list and gathering the items you will need to take with you to the hospital. Below is a list of suggested items you may want to pack and bring with you for your hospital stay. Please do not bring jewelry, excessive cash, credit cards or other valuables to the hospital.
For Your Partner or Support Person:
For Your Baby: