Texas Health Fort Worth Named 'Best Place to Have a Baby'
02/06/2012

FORT WORTH, Texas — When it comes to having babies, readers of FortWorth Child magazine turn to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for care.

The hospital was voted “Best Place to Have a Baby” for the 17th time in the magazine’s “Best for Mom and Baby” readers’ survey.

“We are very pleased that mothers in the Fort Worth area continue to trust Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth with their deliveries,” said Amy Hailey, director of women and infant services. “This honor can be credited to our nurses, employees, midwives, and doctors on the medical staff who are committed to providing excellent care.”

Texas Health Fort Worth is the regional referral center for high-risk deliveries in Tarrant and surrounding counties. It’s one of seven hospitals in Texas designated “Baby Friendly” by the World Health Organization, an honor that recognizes a comprehensive approach to breastfeeding support. Whether patients desire an epidural and delivery by an obstetrician on the hospital's medical staff or a natural water birth with a nurse-midwife, the hospital is dedicated to trying to honor the choices of moms in the Fort Worth area.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/FortWorth.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.