Pregnancy Guide

Whether you've just started trying to have a baby or you're days from delivery, we have the information you need. Our Pregnancy Guide provides patients in Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, and surrounding Upstate, SC areas with an overview of pregnancy care and services at St. Francis as well as general information related to every stage of your pregnancy. Our guide is organized into four sections:


Check out our section on pregnancy planning to learn how to determine the best days to conceive, how to choose an OB/GYN, potential health concerns when you are trying to have a baby, and more information on common pregnancy questions.


Use our trimester-by-trimester guide to find information on what to expect during pregnancy, including the answers to common health questions, information about available classes and hospital registration, and how St. Francis can support you from the first trimester until delivery day.

Having a Baby

It's the big day! In this section, find out what to expect during your hospital stay and get information on preparing for labor and delivery. Topics such as what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, and related information can ensure your delivery goes as smoothly as possible.

Baby's Here

After nine months of planning and waiting for baby, your little one is finally here! In this section, you'll find information on what to expect after delivery, including tips for welcoming hospital visitors, getting ready to go home, and related health information for you and baby.
Still have pregnancy questions? St. Francis physicians help patients in Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, and throughout the Upstate, SC area stay informed before, during, and after their pregnancy. If you are thinking about having your baby at St. Francis, get started by finding a local OB/GYN.