We stand ready to address your unique needs as you embrace motherhood.
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Here are some tips and guidance for safe travels while you’re pregnant.
A healthy, well-balanced diet during pregnancy can also help to minimize some pregnancy symptoms such as nausea and constipation.
Regular exercise, with the approval of your physician or midwife, can often help to minimize the physical discomforts of pregnancy and help with the recovery after the baby is born.
Some cesarean deliveries are planned while others may be performed as a result of complications during labor.
Certain medical conditions may complicate a pregnancy.
Certain symptoms should be reported to your physician immediately, during any stage of the pregnancy.
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.