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Here for you with compassionate, safe birthing care

Having a baby is one of the most special moments of your life. That's why maternity care teams at Ascension Seton are here to support you and answer your questions.

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Birthing locations with personalized options

With four birthing centers located throughout Central Texas, Ascension Seton provides exceptional care, close to home. Working together, we can help deliver a memorable birth experience. Many of our locations offer: 

  • Birthing options, including natural birth without epidural 
  • Spacious birthing rooms, meaning your labor, delivery and recovery are all in one place 
  • Couplet care, so that mom and baby are cared for by the same team of nurses and are rarely separated
  • Comprehensive breast-feeding support including lactation consultation, breast pump and scale rental and parent education
  • High-risk pregnancy care, including maternal-fetal medicine and neonatal care 
  • Supported by the highest level of NICU care at Dell Children’s and Dell Children’s specialists 
  • NICU for high-risk pregnancies, premature and sick babies

Connected to specialty pediatric care

When you have your baby at Ascension Seton, have confidence knowing you are connected to a network of specialty care at Dell Children’s Medical Center, which has a Level IV NICU, for newborn babies that need the highest level of care and surgery for complex conditions. Dell Children's also has more pediatric specialists and specialty programs than any other hospital in the region. By choosing Ascension Seton to deliver your baby, you can establish a relationship with a specialist that starts at birth. We have a wide network of trusted Dell Children’s specialists conveniently located close to home. For Dell Children’s pediatric specialty care, visit GetDellChildrensCare.com.

About Ascension Seton

In Texas, Ascension operates Ascension Seton, Ascension Providence and Dell Children’s Medical Center, the region’s only comprehensive children’s hospital and pediatric Level I trauma center, and Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, the region’s only Level I trauma center for adults. Seton partners with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and shares a common vision of transforming healthcare through a focus on quality and value. Serving Texas for 115 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., operating 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more about Ascension and Dell Children's Medical Center. 

Choose a maternity care team that’s right for you

We understand that choosing the right care team for the delivery of your child is an important decision. At Ascension Seton, we deliver personalized care before, during and after pregnancy. From prenatal, pregnancy and birthing care to childbirth classes and breastfeeding support, we provide care close to home in Austin and Central Texas.

Now more than ever, we understand that getting the care you need as safely as possible is top of mind for you and your family. We're taking safety precautions to help keep you and your family safe, while our commitment to compassionate, personalized care remains unchanged.

Ascension Seton maternity care teams provide care for expecting moms and baby.

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Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin provides labor and delivery services.
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Pediatrician specialists at Dell Children's Medical Center provide  specialty care for kids in Central Texas.
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Advanced care, if you need it

Not all women need specialized high-risk care for their pregnancy. But if you do, Ascension Seton care teams who specialize in maternal fetal medicine (MFM) are here for you.

Keeping moms and babies healthy: From chronic health conditions such as diabetes, to pregnancy and fetal concerns, we’re here to provide care that’s right for you, and your baby.

We’re ready for the unexpected: If a baby is delivered prematurely or experiences complications, have confidence knowing you are connected to the highest level of NICU care and a network of pediatric specialists through Dell Children's Medical Center. We have a Level IV NICU, for newborn babies that need the highest-level of care and surgery for complex conditions.

  • Couplet care, so that mom and baby are cared for by the same team of nurses and are rarely separated
  • Customized birthing plans
  • OB offices conveniently connected to the hospital

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Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital provides labor and delivery services in Central Texas.
  • Recently renovated and expanded with new delivery rooms, suites and improvements to NICU
  • Maternal fetal medicine services
  • OB offices conveniently connected to the hospital

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Ascension Seton Hays hospital provides labor and delivery services.
  • High-risk delivery center
  • Level III NICU
  • NICVIEW camera system that allows parents to view their infant 24/7 
  • Convenient parking with direct entrance to a comfortable and inviting access
  • Maternal fetal medicine services
  • Ascension Medical Group Women’s Health Williamson conveniently located on campus

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Ascension Seton Williamson hospital provides labor and delivery services in Central Texas.

Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin. 

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Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension Seton Hays. 

Ascension Seton Williamson
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension Seton Williamson. 

Ascension Seton Northwest
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension Seton Northwest. 

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Little things make a big difference
Ascension care teams listen to you as a woman and an expecting mom. We take the time to understand the care you need, including any special care your baby needs. Then, together we create a care plan that’s right for you, your baby, and your new family.

NTiense: An empowering experience
During the delivery of her child, NTiense appreciated that the care team included her and her entire family in the process, creating a wonderful family atmosphere. 

Shanelle: Making decisions 
Shanelle's birthing experience made her feel at ease and comfortable, knowing that the care team placed a priority on her preferences for a birthing experience.  

My birth experience story

Kelly: Comfort during an uncertain time
Kelly's baby was diagnosed with a rare brain disorder, but her Ascension Seton doctors helped her family through it by providing tremendous care and support. 

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Compassionate care means safe care. At Ascension Seton, we are committed to keeping you safe while you’re at prenatal appointments and giving birth in our facilities. We have strong safety precautions in place--such as staggering appointments, rearranging waiting rooms, and performing rigorous procedures to clean and disinfect. 

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