Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) offers prepared childbirth classes which cover the following topics:

  • What to expect during labor and delivery
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Pain management choices

In addition to in-class discussions on the above topics, films on birth and cesarean section are shown.

All classes are taught by certified instructors who are Registered Nurses in the Maternity Center.

Cost: $60. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

Weekend and evening series are offered on the following dates:

May 5 & 12 6 - 9:30 p.m.


May 13 6 - 9:30 p.m.
May 14 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CMC
May 15 1:30 - 7:30 p.m. CMC
May 16 & 23 6:30 - 10 p.m. CMC
May 21 & 28 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CMC
May 25 & 26 6 - 9:30 p.m. CMC


New: Naturally Prepared Childbirth Class

This five week class series is focused on parents that desire an unmedicated labor and delivery.

Topics included in this class:

  • Stages of labor
  • Labor progression techniques
  • Breathing, relaxation
  • Massage techniques
  • Information on Caesarean birth

This class is taught by a Registered Nurse who is an Internationally Certified Childbirth Educator.

Cost: $60. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)


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.

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