Women's Services

Phone Numbers

Mammogram Appointments
(803) 791-2486
Pelvic Pain & Incontinence
(803) 791-2397
Pre-Register for Childbirth
(803) 791-2560
Tour the Birth Center
(803) 791-2229
Request a Doula
(803) 791-2631
New Parent Help Line
(803) 791-2525

Visitors & Filming

Pre-Register to Save Time on the Big Day

Skip the paperwork and go straight to the Emergency Room when it's time.


"I’ll never forget the nurse who volunteered to sit with our 6-year-old so my husband wouldn’t miss the birth of our daughter."

— Jennifer, Birth Center Patient

Visitor Guidelines During Labor

No More Than Two Visitors at a Time

Two support persons are permitted while the patient is in labor or has just delivered a child. One support person is allowed for C-sections. Support persons may not change. Please use the Main Entrance of the hospital. Visitors to the Mother/Baby unit are allowed during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days per week.

Some procedures will require all visitors to leave the room.

No Children Allowed

No minors under the age of 16.

Visitors Should Wait in the Waiting Room

Visitors are not allowed to wait in the hallway for extended periods of time. Visitors should plan to stay in the waiting room, where restrooms, a television, magazines and coffee are available.

No Incoming Phone Calls

Phone calls are not placed to patients in Labor and Delivery to respect the expectant mother's privacy.

Filming & Photography

We make every attempt to accommodate filming or photography during birth. However, we ask you, your family and your friends to follow certain guidelines to ensure safety and privacy for all patients.

Discuss Your Desire to Film With Your Health Care Provider

Talk about your filming plans during your prenatal visits.

Videotaping is NOT Permitted During Procedures

You will not be allowed to take video during exams, the birthing process, Caesarean section deliveries or other direct patient care procedures.

Be Prepared to Stop Filming

If complications arise, your health care provider or charge nurse may stop filming.

Battery-Operated, Handheld Cameras Only

No electrical cords or tripods will be allowed.

No Non-Family Photographers or Extra Video Equipment

Third-party photographers and stand-alone lights are not allowed.

Camera Operators Must Stay in Their Spot

The person operating the camera must be stationary at the head of the bed.

Video in the Recovery Room

Permitted only if approved by a nurse.