Women's Services

Caring for you like family.

Palmetto Health offers the area's most comprehensive range of services for women. From obstetrics to gynecologic surgery to breast care, our compassionate, experienced team of experts will provide you with the highest level of care possible using the most advanced technology. Taking a holistic approach, we also provide for our patients' educational, spiritual and emotional needs.

Why trust Palmetto Health for maternity services?
  • We welcomed more than 5,500 babies last year, more than any hospital system in the Midlands.
  • We’re home to the area's only certified maternal-fetal specialist and prenatal genetic counseling for high-risk pregnancies.
  • We have the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), providing the highest level of care for the state’s smallest critically ill babies and those with special needs.
  • We offer delivery and rooming options for natural childbirth as well as those with some assistance from anesthesia.
  • We offer 24 hour infant rooming-in which allows families to begin the bonding process right after delivery.  
  • We provide breastfeeding assistance by board certified lactation consultants for new moms choosing to breastfeed.
  • Our Birthplace Education classes help prepare you for your new arrival.
  • Palmetto Health Baptist has all-private NICU rooms for instant bonding with your new baby.
  • Palmetto Health Richland is the only Baby-Friendly designated hospital in the Midlands area.
  • Palmetto Health Baptist and Palmetto Health Richland are both designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for maternity care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina.
Why trust Palmetto Health for breast cancer screening and treatment?
  • We perform more than 40,000 screening and diagnostic mammograms each year.
  • We diagnose and treat more breast cancers than most hospitals in the state.
  • We provide diagnostic results usually within 24 to 48 hours.
  • We offer digital mammography, automated whole breast ultrasound and other advanced technology.
  • We have multiple locations and mobile mammography for your convenience.
  • We connect patients to a dedicated and supportive breast cancer Nurse Navigator.
  • We offer support programs and groups for breast cancer patients.
  • We were the state's first and are the Midlands' only facility to receive accreditation from the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, providing you with advanced evaluation, treatment and follow-up breast care. Our Breast Center is an American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
Why turn to Palmetto Health for Women's Services, including GYN surgeries?
  • We offer robotic-assisted GYN surgeries and other minimally invasive surgeries, providing a faster recovery for patients. We know you want to get back on your feet – and back to your life – as quickly as possible. With the area's most skilled, experienced surgeons, you get extraordinary care at Palmetto Health.