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. We take a holistic approach to your care, providing for the educational, spiritual and emotional needs of our patients.

Why trust Palmetto Health for maternity services?
  • We welcomed more than 7,200 babies last year, more than any hospital system in the Midlands.
  • We’re home to the area's only certified maternal-fetal specialists 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 also offer 24-hour infant rooming-in, allowing families to begin the bonding process right after delivery. Palmetto Health Baptist has all-private NICU rooms for instant bonding with your new baby. 
  • We provide breastfeeding assistance by board certified lactation consultants for new moms choosing to breastfeed, and our Birthplace Education classes can help to prepare you for your new arrival.

Honors and accreditations

Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey are the only Baby-Friendly designated hospitals in the Midlands area.

All of our maternity care locations – Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey – have been designated as Blue Distinction® centers by BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina and BlueChoice® Health Plan of South Carolina for the safe, effective care we provide to our patients.

Why trust Palmetto Health for breast cancer screening and treatment?

At Palmetto Health Breast Center, we perform more than 30,000 screening and diagnostic mammograms each year, and diagnose and treat more breast cancers than most hospitals in the state. Our diagnostic results are usually returned to our patients within 24 to 48 hours.

Our services include:

  • Digital mammography, automated whole breast ultrasound and other advanced technology.
  • Multiple locations and mobile mammography for your convenience.
  • Connecting patients to a dedicated and supportive breast cancer Nurse Navigator.
  • Support programs and groups for breast cancer patients.
We were the state's first 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.

Ready to see an OB/GYN doctor who's right for you?

Our team is equipped to handle all situations with care and compassion. We have the technology and equipment to provide you and your baby with the best care, and we’re here for you every step of the way – from prenatal care to childbirth classes to delivery and beyond.

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