It goes without saying that the approaching arrival of a new baby is one of life's most exciting events, but it also comes with new responsibilities and a need for new or enhanced skills and knowledge. Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) provides a wide array of related classes, tours and informal support sessions for expectant moms, dads, grandparents and siblings-excellent opportunities to gain confidence and make the most of the experience!
To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Ask about our "bundle" pricing. Pre-registration is required for all classes.
We recommend taking the following classes in the first or second trimester:
We recommend taking the following classes between 29 and 35 weeks. These classes should be completed by 36 weeks:
The following class is recommended for parents who have previously attended classes. Parents should complete this class by 36 weeks:
The following classes are designed for parents and babies to attend together, after the baby is born:
To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.
A Wonderful Welcome
At Carolinas Medical Center, we are honored to share this exciting journey with you. Please read this booklet to help prepare you for having and caring for your baby.
A Wonderful Welcome - English (PDF) | A Wonderful Welcome - Spanish (PDF)