Healthy Women → Healthy Families
A healthy pregnancy leads to a healthy birth
Prenatal care is the way to a safe and healthy delivery for both mom and baby. Babies born to mothers who do not get prenatal care have a higher chance of being born with a low birth weight, which may cause health problems. In addition, the likelihood that a baby will die is higher if their mothers have not had prenatal care.
Vecino Health Centers is proud to be recognized as one of the highest performing health centers nationwide by the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Meet your prenatal and postnatal care team
Professionals committed to your health and the health of your baby.
Dr. Enjoli Benitez
Dr. Benitez leads the medical staff of Vecino Health Centers and is a Faculty Physician for the Houston Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Magdalena Brooks
Dr. Brooks is an expert in operative obstetrics and women’s health. She has dedicated her career to helping women prioritize their care before, during, and after childbirth.
Dr. Irma Tamayo
Dr. Tamayo is an attending physician at Vecino Health Centers. Patients appreciate her ability to understand what they are going through and the time she takes to explain their issues.
Women’s Health Coordinator
An experienced medical assistant and community health worker, Maria coordinates all aspects of Vecino Health Centers’ preconception-prenatal-postnatal continuum of care.
Comprehensive services available close to home
You don’t have to travel far to get some of the best and most comprehensive care during your pregnancy. We provide most services, family planning, prenatal care, ultrasounds, and postpartum care at your Vecino health center.
Our goal is to understand each patient’s unique needs and situation and provide care in ways that work for you.
If you are pregnant, discussing the vaccination with your prenatal care provider before getting it is always recommended.
Research shows that babies of mothers who do not get prenatal care are more likely to have a low birth weight, which may cause health problems.
The best way to avoid complications and deliver a healthy baby is by starting prenatal care early in your pregnancy.
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