Postpartum

Congratulations – you have safely brought your baby into the world! Now it's time to recover from labor and delivery in our Postpartum Unit (PPU).

All postpartum nurses at The Woman's Hospital of Texas are educated and trained to care for both you and your baby. This is particularly important as you will be rooming-in with your newborn.

New mothers generally stay in PPU for 48-hours after a vaginal delivery and 72-hours after a cesarean section. During nursing shift changes, your current and in-coming nurse will meet at your bedside for reports and to discuss your goals and expectations. Upon discharge, your nurse will provide information about how to care for yourself and your baby when you go home.