Women's Services

The Women and Children's Center At Clear Lake Regional Medical Center"This was absolutely the perfect facility for us,'' said new mom Stephanie Armstreet, who delivered a high-risk, premature baby girl at CLRMC. "It had to be a facility that could handle both me and the baby. Wherever I was, in Antepartum, the Intensive Care Unit, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, I had the most unbelievable care."

We offer comprehensive services centered around your needs, providing a full range of expertise, from prenatal care and labor and delivery through postpartum care. Additionally, our 31-bed Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit provides premier post-operative care.

Prenatal Care (Antepartum)/Labor and Delivery

Approximately 4,000 babies are born annually at CLRMC - more than any other hospital southeast of the Texas Medical Center. This unit is dedicated to ensuring the comfort and well being of the expectant mother and her child with features including:

  • 15-bed, high-risk Antepartum Unit
  • 4-bed assessment center for non-stress tests and other special procedures
  • 15-bed Labor and Delivery Unit
  • 3 C-Section Operating Rooms on standby 24 hours a day with a specially trained staff
  • On-site lactation specialist is available to assist with breastfeeding education.

Postpartum Care

Recognizing the special needs of women immediately after the birth of their babies, CLRMC provides a dedicated Postpartum Care Unit. This is a 22-bed unit, with each bed located in a private room –thus creating a more peaceful surrounding that reduces stress while, maximizing the patient's comfort level and sense of privacy. Many rooms are equipped with Jacuzzi tubs.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

This 31-bed unit is staffed by extensively trained and experienced nurses and is equipped to provide premier post-operative care to thousands of women annually. Also, the unit accepts patients from other areas of the Women's Services spectrum, when additional accommodation is needed.

Newborn Nursery

Caring and loving nursing staff will provide quality care to your new baby. All nursing staff have successfully completed the Neonatal Resuscitation Program, S.T.A.B.L.E. and breastfeeding education. Lactation consultants (IBCLC and Texas Breastfeeding Educators) are available to help you successfully begin to breastfeed and serve as resources during your stay. Our hospital is a Texas Ten Step Program, which is a certification that denotes our commitment to breastfeeding mothers. We are family centered, developmentally oriented and strive to meet your family's individual needs.

Cradle Club

  • Hospital Tours
  • Breast Pump Rental
  • Prepared Childbirth / Lamaze
  • Baby Care
  • Breastfeeding Basics
  • Infant CPR
  • Sibling Preparation Class

Nervous about the new baby coming? The Cradle Club at CLRMC focuses on the many needs of expectant parents to help prepare them for one of the most important events of their lives. Classes include:

For Cradle Club information, download our classes/events calendar.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The tiniest patients at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center (CLRMC) are cared for in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a Level IIIb unit that provides highly specialized care. Our 42-bed unit is staffed by a comprehensive team that includes board-certified Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. All NICU and Newborn Nursery Staff are Certified Providers of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

The NICU is specially designed to support and facilitate the optimal development of its tiny patients. The family-centered unit encourages skin-to-skin contact between baby and parent and the comforting co-bedding of multiple birth siblings. Breastfeeding also is strongly encouraged.

A Transport Team is on 24-hour alert to handle the transfer of high-risk infants from other area hospitals. Helicopter transport for infants also is available.

A wide range of Pediatric Subspecialties and treatments are available, including:

  • Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Cardiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide treatment
  • High-frequency Oscillatory Ventilation treatment

Get information about our specialized Pediatric Care.

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