FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has been named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County by readers of Fort Worth Child magazine.
This is the 23rd time Texas Health Fort Worth has been voted the "Best Place to Have a Baby" by the magazine. More than 9,000 readers voted in this year’s contest.
“We are proud of our talented physicians on the medical staff, exceptional nurses and dedicated staff who collaborate each day to provide the amazing care to our patients who choose us to serve them in one of the most important times of their lives,” said Joseph DeLeon, president of Texas Health Fort Worth.
Each year more than 2,000 families choose to bring their bundles of joy into the world at Texas Health Fort Worth. Last year alone, the hospital delivered 3,093 babies, including 115 sets of twins and five sets of triplets.
The hospital features family-focused rooms, breast feeding support, childbirth education classes and car seat safety checks. The hospital is also home to a Level III neonatal intensive care unit for low birthweight and premature newborns.
“Receiving this honor again shows how much emphasis we place on the input we receive from our patients to help focus and drive the value of their care,” said Lindsey Canon, director of nursing for women, infants and children. “This honor means a lot to us because it based on the preference of consumers in our area.”
Overall, Texas Health Resources hospitals delivered close to 24,000 babies in 2019.
About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.