Ask about our bundle pricing. Pre-registration is required for all classes. To register, you may:

  • Submit an online registration request
  • Call the Carolinas Medical Center Babyline at 704-355-BABY (2229)
  • Contact us by email

 

First or Second Trimester Classes

We recommend the following classes:

 

Third Trimester Classes

We recommend taking the following classes in the third trimester. These classes should be completed by 36 weeks:

Expectant Parent Tour

Where you have your baby is an important decision. The maternity tours at Carolinas Medical Center provide information and answer questions about the following:

  • Labor and Delivery Room Suites
  • Mother-Baby Unit

Tours are offered mornings, evenings and weekends. This class is complementary to parents, grandparents and caregivers. For the Maternity Center tour please meet in the Main Lobby of Carolinas Medical Center-Main, 1000 Blythe Blvd., Charlotte, 28202.

Select from the following dates and times:

  • August 21, 6-7 p.m.
  • August 21, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • August 25, 6-7 p.m.
  • August 26, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • August 26, 12-1 p.m.
  • August 26, 6-7 p.m.
  • September 1, 9-10 a.m.
  • September 6, 5-6 p.m.
  • September 9, 12-1 p.m.
  • September 15, 6-7 p.m.
  • September 16, 9-10 a.m.
  • September 16, 12-1 p.m.
  • September 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • September 23, 2-3 p.m.
  • September 23, 5-6 p.m.

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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Introduction to Infant Feeding

These classes, taught by a certified lactation consultant or a lactation educator, focus on (this class is to be attend before your 20 week):

  • benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby
  • how to prepare for breastfeeding success

Fathers / support persons are encouraged to attend. One class is free.

Select from the following dates and times:

  • September 30, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • The next class has not been scheduled yet. Please call 704-355-BABY (2229) to ask about the next date.

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.  Registration for all classes is required.

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Safe Home for Baby

Safeguard Your Home for Baby

Getting your home ready for a new baby can be such a joy. Most parents are unaware that the causes of many accidental injuries in the home are predictable and preventable. In this class, a registered nurse will provide room by room strategies to show you how to create a safe environment in your home. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class).

Select from the following dates, times and locations:

  • September 30, 9-11 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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Boot Camp for New Dads

Taught by Fathers For New Fathers

Boot Camp enables new dads to step up to the tremendous challenge of being a dad and feel confident bringing the new baby home. Breastfeeding, diaper changing and supporting mom are just a few of the topics that will be covered in this class ($15).

Select from the following dates and times:

  • August 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.  Registration for all classes is required.

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Breastfeeding

A Parent's Guide to Breastfeeding

These classes, taught by a certified lactation consultant or a lactation educator, are beneficial for mothers considering breastfeeding and cover topics including:

  • "Latching on"
  • Milk supply
  • Feeding schedule

Fathers / support persons are encouraged to attend. All mothers will receive a copy of "Breastfeeding: A Parent's Guide."

One class is $30. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

Select from the following dates and times:

  • August 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 1, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 23, 9-11 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 29, 9:30-11:30, Morehead Medical Plaza

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.  Registration for all classes is required.

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Cesarean Childbirth

Anticipating a Scheduled Cesarean?

This class is designed for those parents who are anticipating a scheduled cesarean. Taught by a registered nurse, the content addresses the expectations and needs of parents.

One class is $10. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

Please call the Babyline at 704-355-2229 for information on future classes.

Select from the following dates and times at Morehead Medical Plaza:

  • August 30, 7-9 p.m.
  • September 9, 3-5 p.m.

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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Infant CPR

The infant CPR class teaches parents and care givers how to perform lifesaving skills. After watching a video on infant CPR, parents will work with infant mannequins to perfect their skills. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class). Cost for this class is $5 per person.

Choose from the following dates and locations at Morehead Medical Plaza:

  • September 1, 1-2 p.m.
  • September 1, 4-5 p.m.
  • September 3, 6-7 p.m.
  • September 9, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • September 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 16, 3-4 p.m.
  • September 21, 6-7 p.m.
  • September 23, 2-3 p.m.
  • September 28, 6-7 p.m.

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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Infant/Child CPR Class

This two-hour class is for parents who are expecting their second child and would like to learn life-saving skills for their new baby and older child. Class includes information for newborns to eight years of age. All classes are taught by certified CPR instructors. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class). One class is $10 per person.

Select from the following dates, times and locations:

  • September 8, 5-7 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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Grandparenting Class - A Baby Class for Expectant Grandparents

This class is taught by a registered nurse and deals with the following topics:

  • CPR
  • Safety
  • Suggestions for expectant grandparents

Class is $10 per couple and is offered once a month on the following dates:    

  • August 26, 3-5 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
  • September 30, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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Grandparent Tour

Grandparents-to-be are invited to tour where their new grandchild will be born.

Tours are offered mornings, evenings and weekends. Please meet in the Main Lobby of Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Blvd., Charlotte, 28202.

Select from the following dates and times:

  • August 21, 6-7 p.m.
  • August 21, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • August 25, 6-7 p.m.
  • August 26, 6-7 p.m.
  • August 26, 8:30-9:30 a.m
  • September 1, 9-10 a.m.
  • September 6, 5-6 p.m.
  • September 9, 12-1 p.m.
  • September 15, 6-7 p.m.
  • September 16, 9-10 a.m.
  • September 16, 12-1 p.m.
  • September 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • September 23, 2-3 p.m.
  • September 23, 5-6 p.m.
  •  To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Infant Massage

    Help Your Newborn Sleep and Feed

    Learn massage techniques to help your baby with sleeping and feeding. This class is taught by a registered nurse and certified infant massage instructor. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class) Cost: $40

    Choose from the following dates and locations:

    • September 9 & 16, 1:30-3 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 23 & 30, 1-2:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Labor Support

    In this class, you and your partner will both expand upon the knowledge you obtained from Prepared Parent Childbirth Class.

    (Prerequisite: Prepared Parent Childbirth Class)

    Topics include:

    • Relaxation
    • Positioning techniques
    • Massage techniques

    Your partner will also learn numerous methods on how to be emotionally and physically supportive before, during and after labor. The class is taught by a Certified Childbirth Educator/Certified Labor Support Specialist.

    One class is $10. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

    Classes will be held on the following dates at Morehead Medical Plaza:

    • September 6, 7-9 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 16, 9-11 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 23, 9-11 a.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 24, 630-8:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Multiples

    Expecting a Multiple Birth?

    This class is an additional way for parents expecting multiple children to become prepared for the growth of their family. In this one-time class, parents-to-be will be provided with the following:

    • Helpful tips on how to go through birth with more ease
    • Breastfeeding more than one child
    • How to cope with the challenges of having more than one baby

    One class is $30. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

    Select from the following dates and times:

    • September 15, 2-4 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.  Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Prepared Parent Childbirth

    Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) offers prepared childbirth classes which cover the following topics:

    • What to expect during labor and delivery
    • Relaxation and breathing techniques
    • Pain management choices

    In addition to in-class discussions on the above topics, films on birth and cesarean section are shown.  All classes are taught by certified instructors who are Registered Nurses in the Maternity Center.  Cost: $60. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

    Weekend and evening series are offered on the following dates:

    • August 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • August 30 & 31, 6-9:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 7 & 14, 6-9:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 8 & 15, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 16 & 23, 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 20 & 27, 6:30-10 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza
    • September 29, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.  Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Naturally Prepared Childbirth Class

    This five-week class series is focused on parents that desire an unmedicated labor and delivery.

    Topics included in this class:

    • Stages of labor
    • Labor progression techniques
    • Breathing, relaxation
    • Massage techniques
    • Information on Caesarean birth

    This class is taught by a Registered Nurse who is an Internationally Certified Childbirth Educator. Cost: $60. Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class.

    Select from the following dates and times:

     August 13, 20, 27, September 10, 17, 6:30-9 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

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    Sibling Tour

    Big Brother/Big Sister Program

    The class helps alleviate the fears of "where mommy is," and makes children feel more like participants in the big event. This class is recommended for ages 2 to 8 years old. This class includes the following events:

    • Children are instructed on how to be "mommy's helper."
    • Each child receives a graduation certificate and coloring book. Bring a camera!

    This class is complimentary and all classes are held at Carolinas Medical Center.

    Select from the following dates and times: 

    • August 21, 4-5 p.m.
    • August 26, 10-11 a.m.
    • September 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m
    • September 3, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
    • September 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    • September 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    • September 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    • September 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Taking Care of Baby

    Learn the basics of newborn care taught by a registered nurse. This is an opportunity for both mother and father to attend and ask questions before the baby arrives! (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class) Taking Care of Baby is $10 per couple.

    Select from the following dates and times at Morehead Medical Plaza:

    • September 1, 2-4 p.m.
    • September 3, 7-9 p.m.
    • September 9, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
    • September 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
    • September 16, 4-6 p.m.
    • September 21, 7-9 p.m.
    • September 23, 3-5 p.m.
    • September 28, 7-9 p.m.

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Taking Care of Baby/Infant CPR Combination Class

    Infant CPR is $5 per person. Taking Care of Baby is $10 per couple.

    Select from the following dates and times at Morehead Medical Plaza:

    • September 1, 1-4 p.m.
    • September 2, 2-5 p.m.
    • September 3, 6-9 p.m.
    • September 9, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
    • September 13, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
    • September 16, 3-5 p.m.
    • September 21, 6-9 p.m.
    • September 23, 2-5 p.m.
    • September 28, 6-9 p.m.

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Transition into Motherhood

    Boot Camp for New Moms

    These classes are taught by registered nurses in certified postnatal education and are for women only.

    Topics include:

    • Understanding the physical and emotional changes after delivery
    • Developing positive family relationships
    • Promoting healthy infant bonding
    • Managing new schedules and demands

    Cost for this class is $10 per person. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

    Select from the following dates and times:

    • August 30, 6:30-9 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza 
    • September 22, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Transition into Parenting

    We recommend taking the following classes between 29 and 35 weeks. These classes should be completed by 36 weeks.

    This class is taught by registered nurses certified in couple relationships and is for the expectant or adopting couple.

    Topics include:

    • Developing new roles and responsibilities
    • Reducing stress
    • Understanding infant cues, cries, and behaviors
    • Regulating couple conflicts
    • Connecting as a family
    • Maintaining relationship satisfaction

    Cost for this class is $10 per couple.

    The next class has not been scheduled yet. Please call 704-355-2229 to ask about the next date.

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Refresher Childbirth

    This class is for couples who have previously had children, but need a review of childbirth principles and hospital procedures. One class is $25. (Ask about our "bundle" pricing when registering for this class)

    Select from the following dates:

    • September 8, 2-4 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us.  Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    Back to Work: Breastfeeding Class

    This class is for moms returning to work and taught by a certified lactation consultant.

    Topics include:

    • Pumping and storing your milk.
    • Maintaining a good milk supply.
    • How to talk with your colleagues and supervisors about your needs when returning to work.

    One class is $10 or free if you attended our breastfeeding class.

    Select from the following dates and times:

    • September 20, 6-8 p.m., Morehead Medical Plaza

    To register, you may submit an online registration request, call CMC BabyLine at 704-355-BABY (2229) or email us. Registration for all classes is required.

    Register Now!

     

    To register, you may

    • Submit an online registration request.
    • Call the CMC BabyLine at 704--355-BABY(2229)
    • Contact us by email
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