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At Carolinas HealthCare System, we believe the best way for us to provide continuous, exceptional care is to make sure our patients are inspired and informed. Carolinas HealthCare System Stanly offers childbirth and child care classes to help you prepare for your baby’s arrival. 

Maternity Tour

During this free tour, you will see all areas for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care. We will give you information on our state-of-the-art maternity center and answer any questions you and your family may have. 

Beautiful Beginnings Childbirth Classes

These classes prepare parents for childbirth and how to care for their newborns. These classes will cover:

  • Signs of labor
  •  Normal progress of labor and birth
  • Relaxation methods and breathing patterns
  • Pain management
  • Tour of the hospital
  • Normal physical and mental growth of babies
  • Safe sleep
  • Bathing and changing diapers
  • Newborn care

Ahoy Baby Class

In this one-hour class, for children between the ages of three and 10, children will:

  • Discuss becoming a new sibling
  • Learn about helping with the new baby
  • Discuss preparing for their new sibling
  • Tour the hospital

For more information, call 980-323-4486.

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