Adjacent to the Imaging Center's waiting area in the SAMC Women's Center, the Women's Center Library is a patient information and education library with free health information brochures, as well as books and videotapes covering a wide variety of health topics. Many of the center's materials can be checked out for one month free of charge. As an added benefit, the center features a certified breast health coordinator who can instruct patients in proper techniques for performing self-breast exams, answer questions, and help locate any information and services patients may need.
The Sweet Tea Society is SAMC's newly flavored educational and networking program created exclusively for women.
The Sweet Tea Society offers programs and activities for women of all ages who are interested in having fun while staying healthy. As mothers, daughters, wives and businesswomen, we have a lot of responsibilities.The Sweet Tea Society educational series is a refreshing break that offers a healthy bit of knowledge balanced with lighthearted fun.
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Along with a lactation consultant SAMC employs 29 certified lactation counselors available on various shifts in the Family Birth Center and on Pediatrics to assist mothers and babies with their breastfeeding needs. The Lactation Center services include outpatient consults after discharge, weight checks, breastfeeding support group, breast pump rental and prenatal breastfeeding classes.