Carolinas HealthCare System

Women's Services


From the start, Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) puts your most important need first – your family. You can take comfort in the advanced obstetric care essential for routine and high-risk pregnancies, infertility specialization and prenatal care.

We can take care of you and your baby with our comprehensive range of medical services from highly skilled healthcare providers and unmatched specialists at CMC Women's Institute and Levine Children’s Hospital. Make the most of your first moments of motherhood with care as individual and unique as your family.

Women's ServicesChoosing an Obstetrician

Our doctors at Charlotte OB/GYN, Eastover OB/GYN, NorthCross OB/GYN and CMC Women's Institute and staff have the privilege of delivering over 6,000 babies a year, nearly twice as many as any other hospital in the region. We take the experience of childbirth seriously by making sure that mothers who have been induced or are in their second stage of labor have a one-to-one nurse-to-patient ratio.

Extraordinary Care

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.

'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)

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When You Arrive

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

Sign up for one of our maternity classes or tours or call 704-355-BABY.

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