Heat Waves Tied to Higher Rates of Early-Term Deliveries
Canadian study found odds of birth at 37-38 weeks rose during 90-degree spells
Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
Low daily dose helps protect against preeclampsia, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says
Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections
Study looked for alternate sources of sepsis, a bloodstream infection sometimes linked to hospital care
Pregnant Women May Be More Vulnerable to Potentially Dangerous Infection: Study
Screening for not recommended for now, expert says
Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies
Educated whites most likely to exceed drinking recommendations, British study finds
Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery
Increasing intake of healthy foods more important than eliminating unhealthy foods, study finds
Our classes and programs for expectant and new parents will help you learn more about childbirth your new baby.
Resources and Support
Get trusted information about pregnancy, prenatal care, labor and delivery, and lactation.
Browse Our Labor & Delivery Center Health Library
The Stork's Landing
Having a baby is one of the most exciting and rewarding times in a woman’s life, and Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing expectant mothers and newborns with the finest care during this special time. Our high-quality maternity services are provided by obstetricians, labor and delivery specialists, nurses and other caring professionals in a welcoming, comfortable environment.
Our Maternity Center, The Stork's Landing, is designed to make your birth experience all that you expect. We offer home-like suites with private baths and Jacuzzis. Our caring, knowledgeable staff will provide the extra attention you, your baby, and your family deserve, with recovery in your own private suite. Tours of The Stork’s Landing are available every Sunday at 2 p.m. or by appointment.
The Stork's Landing offers:
- Nurses cross-trained in labor and delivery, nursing, mother-baby nursing, and women’s surgery.
- Nurses who are neonatal resuscitation and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certified
- Full-service lactation consultants
- Board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, pediatricians, and family practitioners
- Level II nursery
- Stork Call, a follow-up program designed to reassure and educate new parents after going home
- Infant security system
You’ll find the full spectrum of care from prenatal to post-partum care, including high-risk pregnancy care and advanced labor and delivery services. Our comprehensive care extends beyond delivery, with a full range of educational resources for new parents.
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center's comprehensive care begins in the earliest stages of pregnancy, with prenatal checkups and services tailored to your specific needs. You'll learn about proper nutrition and work with your obstetrician to develop a birth plan, choose a pediatrician, and get properly prepared.
High-risk pregnancy care
Perinatologists (doctors who specialize in high-risk pregnancy care) are available to manage pregnancy-related conditions such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia, as well as provide specialized care for those with existing medical conditions.
Labor and delivery
Our state-of-the-art delivery rooms provide everything doctors, nurses and other maternal specialists need to provide you with excellent care. Experienced labor and delivery staff utilize advanced medical technology, and have the expertise to manage C-section (cesarean) births and other surgical procedures.
Caring maternity nursing staff members and a lactation consultant are available to provide breastfeeding assistance and education. Classes for new mothers are available.
Support services and education
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center offers a variety of classes to prepare mothers and families before and after the birth of a child, including
- childbirth preparation for first-time parents
- childbirth refresher course
- breastfeeding class
- infant care
- tours for expected parents, grandparents and siblings
To register for Childbirth Education classes, please call (843) 339-4563.