Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has earned designation as a Texas Ten Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services for the sixth consecutive year. The Texas Ten Step program supports breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants.
Birthing facilities are encouraged by the program to identify breastfeeding resources for mothers after discharge.
To earn Texas Ten Step designation, facilities are required to evaluate current practices; educate all healthcare staff with evidence-based courses; make improvements where needed; and must be jointly designated as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite that supports an employee’s right to express breastmilk while at work.
There are currently 10 Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals designated as Texas Ten Step facilities.
To locate an OB/GYN nearest you, go to www.memorialhermann.org/schedulenow, or call 713-222-CARE (2273).
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