Finding out that you are pregnant can bring a rush of a million different feelings, thoughts, and plans. Once the initial shock and excitement start to wear off, you may feel overwhelmed with questions and what comes next in this journey. It is our hope that with this resource guide, we are able to answer some of those questions for Charleston moms. We hope that this will provide you with some guidance both during your pregnancy and after you give birth.
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*This is a sponsored guide, presented by our valued local partners. While we love sharing these resources with our readers, we have not personally vetted each individual business represented here and encourage our readers to do their own research to find the best fit for their family.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is privileged to be your trusted partner from the earliest weeks of pregnancy through to recovery. We’re committed to the highest quality, compassionate care for mothers and babies.
Your experience matters, so we offer comfortable childbirth suites flooded with natural light to create a spa-like experience. Take a virtual tour.
Your safety is first, so our perinatology experts treat women with existing medical conditions, history of pregnancy complications and those who develop complications during pregnancy.
We believe that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to childbirth, and the same holds for childbirth education. That’s why we offer more than a dozen pregnancy classes to give new moms the skills and confidence necessary enjoy this beautiful new chapter in life. Our classes are open to any expecting mother or family. Certified lactation consultants are also available to assist breastfeeding mothers, and we offer breastfeeding support groups.
We deliver personalized attention and all the preventive care and treatment women need in each stage of life – from annual wellness exams and mammograms to gynecological surgery.
FIT4MOM® offers pre and postnatal health, wellness, and fitness programs for any age and stage of motherhood in a supportive community for moms from pregnancy to postpartum and beyond.
FIT4MOM is dedicated to fostering a motherhood sisterhood by providing classes, resources, and support for mamas throughout every stage of motherhood. Through Fit4Baby’s pregnancy friendly fitness classes, Stroller Strides, Stroller Barre, BodyWell, Run Club+ and Our Village, women have the opportunity to connect with other moms in an environment that encourages and supports motherhood.
Each Fit4Mom class or program focuses on making workouts and support accessible to every mama, everywhere.
Find your Strength in Motherhood® with FIT4MOM CHARLESTON!
There are so many important “to-dos” before baby arrives and choosing to store your baby’s newborn stem cells is one of them. This is a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to protect your family’s future health.
We educate parents on the benefits of preserving their baby’s newborn stem cells. Contact Erica today to learn more about this important decision and to receive special pricing.
Want to learn more? Join us for a free educational webinar.
For more information, special pricing, and information on upcoming expectant parent webinars, please contact your local Cbr® consultant Erica Hoppenrath 843.323.7950.
We specialize in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy serving women in the Charleston area. We help women navigate through pre-and postnatal symptoms, urinary or bowel issues, and pelvic pain. We believe in an active and hands-on approach to treatment where we look at the whole body to find the underlying cause of these women’s pelvic health issues to ensure you find lasting relief!
Grounded in a sense of warmth & comfort, we’re passionate about providing positive, life-changing experiences for each unique individual.
Clare Parks of Nature and Nurture offers intuitive birth and postpartum doula care, nutritious postpartum meals for your healing and recovery, and intentional herbal remedies to support families in their transition into parenthood and in growing their family size.
Nature and Nurture believes in deeper support for mothers and parents as a whole, using local and seasonal ingredients to support postpartum healing, and keeping nature and local communities at the forefront of everything they do.
Visit their website for more information on their birth and postpartum doula packages and consultations, healing postpartum meal delivery via Harvested Postpartum (partnership with Harvest to Highchair), and regular classes at Charleston Birth Place and local nonprofit Mugs for Moms.
The Cub Club was founded by a local Nurse Practitioner that specializes in Women’s Health, and is also a Mom of 4 boys! We support you before delivery with Birth Prep, Infant Care/CPR courses (located in Mt. Pleasant and Downtown, or virtual), and after delivery with a virtual, expert-led postpartum membership.
Sign online multiple times per week with our nutritionist, doula, perinatal-certified therapist, fitness instructor and nurse practitioner! New content every week, local in-person meet ups, and so much more. You’re not alone…we’re here to guide you from birth through the baby’s 1st year (without packing up a diaper bag to leave the house!)
3 and 4D Ultrasounds:
Birthing Centers, Midwives, & Doulas:
East Cooper Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group
La Leche League of Charleston
Lowcountry Lactation Station
Newborn Centers of Charleston
Mabel Mae’s Bakery
Mother’s Milk Bank
MUSC Women’s Health Lactation (Breastfeeding) Services
Roper St. Francis Healthcare-Outpatient Lactation Services
The Lactation Club for Moms
Cord Blood Banking:
Local Mom Groups:
Carolina’s Women Care
East Cooper OBGYN
Lowcountry Pregnancy Center
LowCountry Women’s Specialists
MUSC Health Women’s Care
Palmetto Women’s Health
Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYN
Bloom Wellness for Women
Coastal Carolina Chiropractic
Ecohealth Wellness Center & Detox Spa
James Family Chiropractic
Kirar Superior Healthcare
Mount Pleasant Neck and Back Center
Rome Physical Therapy