Carolinas HealthCare System

The Maternity Center at CMC offers family-centered maternity services, allowing mothers and babies to remain in the same room throughout their stay. The center also features 23 labor suites with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment, five rooms with Jacuzzi tubs to assist mothers who are having difficulty with labor and a waiting room designed for family members and other guests, including small children, offering internet access and kid friendly activities.

Carolinas Medical Center is the Regional Perinatal Center, with the largest neonatal intensive care nursery in the Carolinas, as well as the only ECMO (heart/lung respiratory assistance) system in the region. Carolinas Medical Center provides 24-hour neonatologist, perinatologist and anesthesiologist care as well as around the clock availability of every kind of specialist imaginable.

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) 

To take a tour of our Maternity Center, please call 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.

High-Risk Pregnancy Care

The specialists at CMC Women’s Institute provide state-of-the-art care for women with high-risk pregnancies. Whether you are currently pregnant or hoping to become pregnant, our team of Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists (MFM), nurses, sonographers, and genetic counselors are available to assist you.

For women with high-risk pregnancies that may require fetal surgery or other highly specialized care, Charlotte Fetal Care Center is available to help ensure the health of both mother and baby. Charlotte Fetal Care Center is one of the few comprehensive fetal care programs in the region.

Child Birth Classes

Carolinas Medical Center offers a variety of support groups and education for you and your family including breastfeeding basics, boot camp for new dads, infant safety and taking care of baby. See our listing of classes and events

Contact Us

CALL 704-355-BABY (2229) or email

In an Emergency

CALL 911