MUSC Women's Care

musc women's care

Childbirth Education Classes

MUSC Women's Care offers a range of classes to help you feel confident during your pregnancy and beyond.  Expectant moms should register for prepared childbirth classes by the sixth month of pregnancy for the best selection of class dates and times.  Ideally, try to complete prepared childbirth classes five weeks before your due date.

Childbirth Education

MUSC will teach you and your support person what to expect during labor and delivery, relaxation and breathing techniques, pain management alternatives, breastfeeding tips, newborn care, how to take care of yourself after the baby, and where to go when it's time.  This class includes a tour of the hospital floor.

Cost:  $50
Register: Call 843-792-5300
2014 Dates: Tuesdays (7PM - 9PM):  1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23

Saturdays (9AM - 4PM):  2/1, 5/3, 8/2, 11/1

Breastfeeding Education Classes at MUSC

MUSC will teach you the benefits of breastfeeding, breast milk and components and anatomy of the breast, pumping and storing breast milk, nutrition for the mother during breastfeeding, common problems and going back to work, and breastfeeding resources for further help.

Cost:  $10
Register:  Call 843-792-5300
2014 Dates:  Thursdays:  1/16, 3/20, 5/15, 7/17, 9/18, 11/20

Newborn Basics Class

MUSC offers a newborn care class on the 3rd Monday of every month for expectant parents. The purpose of this class is to provide information on topics such as what to expect after delivery, the baby's appearance and behavior, feeding, signs of illness, safety, minor problems, sleeping, bathing, and immunizations.

Cost:  Free
Register:  Call 843-792-5300
 
 
 

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