Contact Us

To make an appointment with Women's Services, call 817-702-6500.

JPS labor and delivery

 

 

Is it delivery time?

Park in the garage off Allen Avenue and St Louis Avenue. Enter through the main entrance (next to the garage) of John Peter Smith Hospital and walk down the hallway to the orange elevators (across from the Gift Shop). Ride those elevators to Labor and Delivery on the second floor.

 


Women's Services Locations

 

Labor & Delivery
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104
 
Fort Worth: Health Center for Women
1201 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104
 
Medical Home Southeast Tarrant
1050 W. Arkansas Lane
Arlington, TX 76013
 
Northeast: Health Center
837 Brown Trail
Bedford, TX 76022
 
Northwest/Iona Reed: Health Center
401 Stribling Drive
Azle, TX 76020
 
Northwest: Health Center for Women & Children
2200 Ephriham Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76164
 
Polytechnic: Health Center
1650 S. Beach
Fort Worth, TX 76105
 
South Campus: Health Center
2500 Circle Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76119
 
 
Stop Six/Walter B. Barbour: Health Center
3301 Stalcup Road
Fort Worth, TX 76119
 
Viola Pitts/Como: Health Center
4701 Bryant Irvin Road N.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
 
Watauga: Gertrude Tarpley Health Center
6601 Watauga Road
Suite 124
Watauga, TX 76148
 

 


 


Information about visiting

Information about visitingSupport from friends and family is important to helping patients feel comfortable during their stay in the hospital. We encourage loved ones to visit. Visitation may be restricted at any time for safety or health reasons.

 

In OB Triage, Delivery and Surgery

OB Triage: One adult visitor is allowed in rooms to protect patient privacy and safety.

Labor and Delivery: Maximum of three adult visitors allowed at any one time.

Operating Room: One adult is allowed as a support person during deliveries in which the mother is awake.

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) or Recovery Room: One adult support person at a time is allowed.

Children visitors:

  • Brothers and sisters of the new baby must be age two or older and must be listed when the mother is admitted to Labor & Delivery.
  • Children of family and friends must be ages 14 and older.
  • Children visits end at 8 p.m.
  • All children must be accompanied with an adult in the OB Triage waiting room.
  • No children are allowed in the OB Triage rooms for safety.

 

After Delivery or Surgery

After Delivery Visitation

After non-surgical deliveries all family or friends ages 14 and older and baby’s brothers and sisters ages two and older can visit for approximately 20 minutes.

After delivery we encourage mom and baby to have private skin-to-skin contact time to promote baby’s health and encourage a bond and breastfeeding.

 

2 North – Mom & Baby Unit

Breastfeeding: JPS promotes exclusive breastfeeding for mom and baby health. Please respect mom’s privacy when she breastfeeds.

Mother-Baby Rooming-in: JPS keeps mom and baby together to promote bonding and

for security.

Quiet Times: 8 to 10 a.m., 2 to 4 p.m., 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Support Person: Mom can select one adult support person who is welcome at all times.

Family and Friends: Visitors are welcome from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Please limit the number of visitors in mom’s room to four at one time. Please do not visit if you are sick.

 

2 South – Antepartum/Gyn-Oncology

Quiet Times: Please allow patient rest and healing time between 8 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. daily.

Support Person: Patients can select one adult support person who is welcome at all times. Please do not sit on or use the second bed.

Family and Friends: Visitors are welcome from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily. Please limit the number of visitors in mom’s room to four at one time. For special needs, such as long-term admissions or end of life please make arrangements with the team leader.

 

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The baby’s mother and one other person will be given a bracelet/band with a code number on it. Only people who have a band can get information about their baby over the phone. The nurses cannot give out any information on the phone if you do not know your bracelet/band code.

  • Visitors will be asked to show us the bracelet/band. Visitors will need to bring a photo ID so we can make a copy of it.
  • NICU limits baby visits to no more than two visitors at one time. One person must be the identified band holder.
  • Visitors must be at least 13 years of age.
  • Please do not visit if you are sick.
  • You may be asked to leave for short periods during emergency procedures, admissions, shift changes and during morning rounds.

The NICU closes from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. during staff shift changes.

The baby’s mother and one other person will be given a bracelet/band with a code number on it. Only people who have a band can get information about their baby over the phone. The nurses cannot give out any information on the phone if you do not know your bracelet/band code.

Visitors will be asked to show us the bracelet/band. Visitors will need to bring a photo ID so we can make a copy of it.