Women's & Children's Hospital
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Outstanding Pregnancy & Childbirth Care

Get exceptional care for the healthiest possible pregnancy and baby at University Health's Women's & Children's Hospital in San Antonio. Rely on our caregivers for family-centered support, from the moment you find out you’re pregnant through birth and beyond.

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Women’s & Children’s Hospital

The Women’s & Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in South Texas dedicated to taking care of women, children and babies. You’ll benefit from compassionate care in a comfortable 14-story, 300-bed hospital with parking and space for future growth.

Find pregnancy and birth care from well-known, expert obstetricians and gynecologists at the Women's & Children's Hospital. Our nurses have Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. That means your care team has extra training and advanced capabilities to deliver high-quality patient care.

As the new home of our Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal Center, this hospital features:

  • Spacious labor and delivery suites
  • Large postpartum rooms
  • Customized nutrition for newborns
  • Advanced maternal and neonatal care in warm and welcoming spaces

One of the Best Texas Hospitals for Moms and Babies

Depend on us for the highest-level pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care in San Antonio and South Texas. The Women's & Children's Hospital is a Level IV maternal care facility and has a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest care designations available.

Feel confident that you and your little one are getting the best possible care because we are one of the few hospitals in the region — within 23 surrounding counties — to provide this superior level of care. Other health care facilities transfer their maternal and neonatal patients to us because we have the broad expertise and specialized services needed for high-risk pregnancies or premature babies.

A Mother's Place

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation Mother’s Place provides breastmilk storage, customized infant nutrition, lactation support and pumping stations for new moms. Here, certified neonatal nutritionists supplement mothers’ breast milk with the nutrients that infants in the NICU need to flourish.

National Designations 2024 Newsweek Best Maternity Hospital2024 US News & World Report High Performing Hospitals - Maternity

U.S. News & World Report named us a 2024 High Performing Maternity Care Hospital.

Newsweek included University Health on their list of Best Maternity Hospitals in 2024, 2023 and 2022.

Leapfrog/Money named us one of the Best Hospitals for Maternity Care. These designations ensure that you and your baby will get some of the best maternity and prenatal care in the country.

University Health is recognized as a Baby-Friendly facility. The designation recognizes the hospital’s continued commitment to the babies, mothers and families of Bexar County.

University Health earned Baby-Friendly designation by meeting strict criteria that dictate best practices in caring for a newborn. This includes bonding and skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby.

Obstetrics and Gynecology in San Antonio

Choose a Prenatal Care Provider

If your free pregnancy test is positive, choose a knowledgeable and friendly obstetrician who matches your preferences for prenatal care.

Complete High-Risk Specialty Care

Get comprehensive, specialized care if you or your developing baby have a medical complication during pregnancy. Our dedicated team of maternal-fetal medicine doctors, obstetricians and other trained support staff can provide high-risk pregnancy care for both of you. Get help managing chronic medical conditions or pregnancy-related illnesses like gestational diabetes or hypertension.

24/7 Center for OB-GYN Emergencies

Put your mind at ease knowing our OB-GYN team is available around the clock to provide superior care if you have a medical emergency during your pregnancy. A trained hospital transport team is also available if needed to bring you to the Women's & Children's Hospital quickly and safely.

Working for a Healthy Pregnancy and Delivery

Imagine a healthy pregnancy and birth experience for all women in San Antonio. It’s not just something we think about at the Women's & Children's Hospital — we make it a reality. Our community-minded doctors, nurses and staff teach and guide women, nurses and health care staff in the area, and our ongoing research makes pregnancy and newborn care better.

Your Pregnancy & Childbirth Care Team

Depending on your pregnancy needs, your Women's & Children's Hospital care team may include:

  • Board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists (OB-GYNs)
  • Board-certified maternal-fetal medicine specialists
  • Board-certified neonatologists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Certified midwives
  • Registered nurses
Take a Virtual Tour of Our State-Of-The-Art Labor & Delivery Suites
Our spacious labor and delivery suites were designed to accommodate you and your baby, along with a partner.
  1. Women's & Children's Hospital
    4502 Medical Drive
    San Antonio,TX 78229
  1. Akua Afriyie-Gray, MD
    Obstetrics And Gynecology
  2. Jessica Acosta, FNP
    Jessica Acosta, FNP
    Family Nurse Practitioner Gynecology
  3. Rorey Walsh, MD
    Obstetrics And Gynecology