Calendar of Events
Conway Medical Center
- Monday Nights: The Birthplace at Conway Medical Center will
offer a childbirth class on Monday nights in from 7pm till 9pm.
Classes are held at Conway Medical Center in the Auditorium of
the Administrative Services Building and the fee is $50 which
includes a snack each night. Registration is required. Call
843.347.8108 to register for the class. Bring a blanket and two
pillows on the 3rd Monday night.
Birth Place Tours:
The Birth Place offers tours every Sunday at 2 pm. If you are
interested call 843-347-8108
The Birthplace at Conway Medical Center offers free
breastfeeding classes for expectant or new moms. Registration is
required. Call 843.347.8108 to register for an upcoming class.
These classes are normally held on the first Tuesday of each
month in Private Dining Room #1.
Childbirth Education Classes
are held on the 2nd Saturday of every other month from 9am-1pm
at the Center for Health & Fitness in Loris. To sign up for this
class, call 716-7290. Our Childbirth Education Class is designed
to help you understand the process of labor and delivery and to
answer questions about the birth of your child. The all-day
class will include interactive sessions, empathy belly exercises
for your support person and a tour of the labor and delivery
suites at Loris Community Hospital. Lunch will be provided.
Please bring your support person. For more information, please
call (843)716-7290. Location: Center for Health & Fitness in
Loris Cost: $25
Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
Prepared Childbirth Class:
This series of classes provides instruction in the birthing
process, breathing and relaxation techniques, physical
conditioning and coaching skills. Choice of three-week course
(two-hour sessions) Monday evenings (7 - 9 pm) or a
comprehensive six-hour Saturday class (9am - 3 pm), both taught
at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in the first floor
classroom. Fee: $50 per couple.
This two-hour class provides instruction in the art of
breast-feeding as a positive experience. Proper breast-feeding
techniques and the role of the support person are discussed.
Meets one Saturday (1:30 - 3:30pm) each month at HealthFinders,
Coastal Grand Mall. Free.
Infant Care Class:
Basic guidelines and hands-on experience of newborn care are
provided in this two-hour class. The emphasis is on confidence
as the newborns primary caretaker. Meets one Saturday (10:30am -
12:30 pm) each month at HealthFinders, Coastal Grand Mall. Free.
Our maternity tour is designed to acquaint expectant parents
with the services and philosophy of our obstetrics program. The
tour includes a visit to the Maternity Center, including the
birthing rooms, and a discussion of general information
regarding your OB stay at Grand Strand Regional. Tours are
offered during the Prepared Childbirth courses, or upon request
(9 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday only). Free. Please call
692-BABY to schedule a tour.
Infant Child CPR:
This class is designed to prepare parents and other caretakers
to respond appropriately in an emergency. Instruction in proper
administration of CPR and first aid for choking infants and
children is taught. Offered one Saturday of each month (1 - 4
pm) at HealthFinders, Coastal Grand Mall. Fee: $15.
This two-hour class is designed to help children ages 2-10
prepare for the new baby’s arrival. The class teaches brothers
and sisters about their involvement in the birthing experience
and preparation for the baby’s homecoming. A tour of the OB unit
and nursery is included. One parent must accompany the child.
Offered one Saturday (10 - 11:30am) each month at Grand Strand
Regional Medical Center. Free. For more information, please
call: 843-839-9933. www.grandstrandmed.com. Website registration
Georgetown Memorial Hospital
Weekly Health Screenings:
Tuesdays in the mall area of Georgetown Memorial Hospital
Thursdays at Waccamaw Community Hospital front lobby Screenings
Offered: Finger Stick Lipid profiles with blood sugar for
$20(8-10 hour fast required); Diabetes Screening-Hemoglobin A1C
for $15 (no fasting required), blood sugar levels for $3 (2 hour
fast required) and free blood pressure screenings from 7:30 am -
2:00 noon. More information is available at 546-0623.