Maternity & NICU
Classes & Events
Childbirth Express Preparation Class
Saturdays, every 5 weeks | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Is your time limited? Are you a second time parent? This one-day labor preparation class includes information and practical skills regarding labor and delivery, coping techniques and cesareans.
Lunch is on your own. Cost $65.
New Dads Boot Camp Class
1st Monday, every other month | 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Expectant dads…don’t know which end of the baby is up? Learn from some “veterans” at boot camp. By the time you’re discharged you’ll be prepared to handle everything from postpartum blues, to finances, to your in-laws. This class is FREE to participants of our Childbirth Express Preparation Class or $10 for non-participants.
Sneak & Peek: Sibling Preparation Program
1st Thursdays, every other month | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
A new baby is exciting, but for big brother or sister this addition may cause some fearful moments. Our FREE class prepares older children for baby’s arrival making them feel included and special.
Steps to Better Breastfeeding for Expectant Mothers
4th Thursday (October 18th, November 15th and December 20th classes meet the 3rd Thursday), 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., GSH, West Tower Classrooms
lease note there will not be a July 25th session for the monthly prenatal Steps to Better Breastfeeding class.
Prepare for a wonderful breastfeeding experience at our Steps to Better Breastfeeding class intended for expectant mothers in their second or third trimester and their partners. This class is taught by our certified lactation team with the goal of providing a relaxed, comfortable and fun atmosphere where questions are welcomed. You'll leave feeling better prepared to breastfeed and a solid knowledge of where to find help when needed.
Connections: Breastfeeding Mother’s Group
Every Monday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., GSH, West Tower Classrooms
Our FREE group meets in a relaxed open-house environment that nurtures new friendships, lends support and provides a place for postpartum breastfeeding Moms and their babies to make connections for life. Facilitated by our certified lactation consultant, this group will share hints, education and provide an opportunity to weigh your baby tracking his/her progress.
For more information, contact our Certified Lactation Specialists at (308) 865-7689.