Carolinas HealthCare System

Prepared Parent Childbirth

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:

August 16

12 - 7 p.m.


August 16

August 17

9am - 12:30 p.m.

August 22

August 23

6 - 8 p.m.

9 a.m. - noon

Destination Maternity
August 25 & 26

6 - 9:30 a.m.

 August 30 & September 2

 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Destination Maternity
 August 30 & 31

 2:30 - 6 p.m.



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)

August 5, 12, 19, 26, September 2 6 - 8:30 p.m. CMC
August 25, September 1, 8, 15, 22 6 - 8:30 p.m. CMC

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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