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The Brazos Valley Pavilion

Advanced Healthcare for Women

We’re excited to announce the expansion of our women’s services in a new location at College Station Hospital: The Brazos Valley Pavilion for Women. By moving our women’s and pediatrics services exclusively to this location, we are able to provide the latest medical resources, including our OB Hospitalist program, gynecology services, 24/7 anesthesiologists, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and a partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital that allows us to care for more babies locally when they need a higher level of care or specialized treatment. We offer solid science — wrapped in warmth, compassion, and love. Perfectly designed for women and their babies.

Now Open at College Station Hospital

All labor and delivery, postpartum, neonatal, pediatric inpatient services, and women’s services have moved from St. Joseph Regional Hospital in Bryan to the new Brazos Valley Pavilion at College Station Hospital. Our current patients will be able to continue to see their same physicians at this new location. With more room and more resources, this expansion into The Brazos Valley Pavilion means the most innovative care will not only be the most experienced in the region, it also offers the most access close to home.

  • OB Hospitalist Program (24/7 OB physicians in house)
  • 24/7 Anesthesiologists on site
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Partnership With Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Private NICU Rooms
  • Gynecology and Robotic Gynecology Services
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities Family Rooms

Explore our pre-delivery resources, including pre-registration, childbirth education classes, how to create a birth plan, and more.

Now Offering In-Person Classes

Pregnancy is a journey unlike any you’ve experienced before, so our team at St. Joseph Health offers new parent education classes for free. With topics ranging from preparing for childbirth to newborn care to breastfeeding, you’re sure to find a course that fits your needs. Register today.

Virtual Tour

Get a preview of our new facility at College Station Hospital! Our virtual tour allows you to explore The Brazos Valley Pavilion from the comfort of your own home.

Perspectives From The Pavilion: Hear From Our Team

Daniel Dawson, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jennifer Light, CNM 

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hector Chapa, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gywnn Geddie, MD 

Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

Patient registration has not changed with our move, and you will still need to pre-register about two to three months before your delivery date. Patients can pre-register here

The Brazos Valley Pavilion for Women is on the third floor at College Station Hospital. Access to the Pavilion is via the South Elevators in the Outpatient Surgery entrance. Mothers coming to the hospital to deliver should use this entry. However, during late hours and on weekends, please use the Emergency Department entrance. Visitors and caregivers should use the Outpatient Surgery entrance.

We are working with a local photographer to offer newborn photography services soon.

Yes, we support low-intervention birthing for expectant mothers at St. Joseph Health. The low-intervention birthing environment is available in all of our labor and delivery rooms at our new location. For more information, please contact our Maternity Services team.

Yes, our lactation consultant visits all patients after their delivery and during their stay with us. In addition, we offer lactation classes through our Healthy Communities office. Learn more here.

Yes, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas offers the same programs, Family Rooms, and Happy Wheels Cart in both of our hospitals. These services will remain available to our patients.

Unfortunately, having this service at both hospitals is not feasible. Therefore, all women’s services, including maternity, gynecology, and pediatrics, are now only available at our College Station Hospital.

Our NICU services and capabilities will remain and we will continue our relationship with Texas Children's Hospital. We are currently working toward our Level III NICU accreditation. When we move, we will upgrade to 13 private NICU beds for newborns born at 26 weeks and above, with additional space for well babies

Patients are allowed one designated visitor approved by the Labor & Delivery team. A visitor pass will be provided by the L&D staff daily. NICU visitation only allows visitors who have been pre-approved by the NICU staff. Contact the NICU for more information at 979-764-5242.

For the big day, we recommend that you prepare a pre-packed bag ready with items you might need. Some suggestions include:

  • Phone/charger
  • Call list of family & friends
  • Camera/batteries
  • Toiletries (we provide; however, you may bring your own)
  • Robe/nightgown
  • Slippers/comfortable shoes
  • Nursing bra if breastfeeding
  • Breast pump (we provide; however, you may bring your own)
  • Clothes to wear home
  • Money for vending machine or cafeteria

We are excited about all the amenities The Brazos Valley Pavilion offers. Our virtual tour that allows you to explore our new facility from the comfort of your own home will be available soon.

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