Do I go to the emergency room or labor and delivery?

Do I go to the emergency room or labor and delivery?

You have contractions: Contractions are the most obvious reason. However, many women aren’t sure when it’s time to head to the hospital. If you are preterm, or less than 37 weeks, you should go to Labor and Delivery if you are having 4-5 contractions an hour, which is only every 10-15 minutes.

What is at the top of Memorial Hermann hospital?

The one-of-a-kind, six-story Crown sits atop the 33-story, landmark Memorial Hermann Tower. This highly visible architectural icon is now available to lease for the first time.

How early can you preregister for delivery?

Expectant mothers should pre-register by the seventh month of pregnancy. You can pre-register by coming to the Admitting Department on the first floor at CMH, at the conclusion of the Maternity tour or on-line at

Who is eligible for a home birth?

Between 37 and 41-42 weeks pregnant (researchers differ on the 41-42 weeks) No serious medical conditions (heart disease, kidney disease, blood clotting disorders, type I diabetes, gestational diabetes managed with insulin, preeclampsia, or bleeding) No placenta previa at beginning of labor. No active genital herpes.

What should I do before going to the hospital for labor?

10 Things to Do Before Going Into Labor

  • Have your gear ready.
  • Know the first signs of labor.
  • Know what a labor contraction feels like.
  • Recognize a false alarm.
  • Know when it’s time to go to the hospital.
  • Recognize red flags.
  • Understand that sometimes inducing labor is necessary.
  • Plan for pain relief.

Why choose Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center?

Initially awarded in 2009, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center was west Houston’s first hospital to obtain Magnet ® recognition for excellence in nursing.

How many hospital entrances are there in Memorial City?

Memorial Hermann Memorial City has three main hospital entrances (East Tower, West Pavilion and Memorial Hermann Tower) and multiple medical plazas. Following is a brief guide to help you find the most accessible parking and entrance for your appointment.

How do I get to the Memorial Hermann tower?

A covered skywalk on level B of the Garage provides convenient access to the Memorial Hermann Tower. Once inside, proceed down the escalator. Hospital services are accessed by the elevator bank directly ahead (floors 2-12). Physician offices are accessed by the elevators to the left (floors 13-24).

Why choose Memorial City Medical Center?

With more than 1,400 affiliated medical staff physicians representing over 100 medical specialties, 1,700 employees and 444 licensed hospital beds, Memorial City is an advanced, award-winning medical center offering high-level care previously found only in the Texas Medical Center.


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