Classes & Events 

We are proud to offer a variety of classes, seminars, support groups and special events to support the health and wellbeing of our patients and community. You may view our schedule below or call (843) 884-7031 to learn more.  

Maternity Services – East Cooper 

Breastfeeding   

This is a 2-hour class for expectant mothers. A Registered Nurse from the Women's Services Department teaches the proper techniques of breastfeeding. 

Infant CPR  

CPR Class for training people in CPR techniques for use on infants up to one year of age. Due to the availability of mannequins, everyone that is attending must be enrolled. If you decide to bring any additional people to class, you must call to see if there is room in the class for them.  

$25.00 per couple or $15.00 per individual.  No discounts for employees.  

For class dates and to register, please call (800) 311-4803. 

Maternity Tour​

This is an hour-long tour of the hospital, including the Women's Services Unit called "Cybele." It is for expectant parents and provides information about the hospital and what you can expect while having a baby at East Cooper Regional Medical Center.  

Our maternity tours are conducted by a Registered Nurse. 

Newborn Class  

This Newborn Class covers what to expect while you are in the hospital, baby care basics and how to handle problems with a newborn baby.  

*Enroll mother only  

**Spouses/partners welcome to attend 

Sibling Preparation Class  

This class is designed to help children 3 years of age or older adjust to the new baby in the home. A tour of the nursery is included. Please enroll the mother-to-be in a slot for each child attending.  

  • One parent must stay with child throughout class

  • Bring doll or stuffed animal

  • Recommended to take in mother's 7th or 8th month of pregnancy 

  • Special Delivery Lamaze  

    The three-session, nine-hour program for expectant parents is taught by certified prepared childbirth educators. Includes stages of labor, medication options, the birth process, breathing and relaxation, post-partum and infant care. A maternity tour is also included. ONLY enroll the mother-to-be, please.  

    Advance payment is required. If you would like to pay with a credit card, please call (800) 311-4803 or mail payment to:  

    ECMC/ Attention: Special Delivery 
    2000 Hospital Drive  
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464  

    Super Saturday Class  

    This class includes anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, stages of labor, coping skills, information on admission procedures and what to expect when delivering at East Cooper Medical Center, C-section, medications and anesthesia. Includes light snacks and a tour of Women’s Services Unit. Cost is $50.00 and lunch is on your own. This class is for first time parents as well as those expecting their second or third baby. Come learn why people say, "Take me to East Cooper.” 

    Advance payment is required. If you would like to pay with a credit card, please call (800) 311-4803 or mail payment to:  

    ECMC/ Attention: Special Delivery  
    2000 Hospital Drive  
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464