Classes & Tours

Pregnancy can create anxiety for some new parents, but it's also one of the most rewarding times of your life. Through intimate, hands-on workshops, our certified Birth Center staff shares with you all the tools, tips and techniques you need to care for your little one and enjoy this very special time. Click on one of our class or tour dates below to register.

Tour the Birth Center - Tour for Two (or more!)

Moms and Dads (and baby, too!) are invited to tour our beautiful Birth Center. You’ll become acquainted with our hospital and Birth Center, which is well-known for its luxurious and spacious mother/baby suites, as well as its caring staff members. Tours are free and refreshments are included.

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Childbirth Preparation

The thought of childbirth can be daunting, but our registered nurses will teach you all you need to know. You will learn the basics of labor and birth, including pregnancy changes, nutrition and relaxation techniques. We encourage you to bring a partner to this workshop ($40 per couple).

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Breastfeeding is a personal choice and new moms who opt to nurse their newborns will want to take this class. You will learn about the advantages of breastfeeding, how to care for yourself while you're breastfeeding, and proper breastfeeding techniques. We encourage you to bring a partner to this workshop ($30 per couple).

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Let us help you prepare for the "Now what?" phase of going home with your newborn. We'll teach you all you need to know to care for your newborn once you no longer have a full-time nurse on hand. We encourage you to bring a partner ($30 per couple).

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CPR for Friends & Family

What would you do if your child started choking? In this workshop, you and your family will learn how to perform CPR rescue and how to deal with foreign body airway obstruction in infants ($30 per couple).

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Mommy & Me

Join us for continued breastfeeding support and education in our "Mommy & Me" group, designed to help mothers and babies learn about successes and challenges from Lactation Staff and other moms. This peer-to-peer group helps mothers accomplish breastfeeding goals and is free. Babies are welcome!

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For questions or more information about any of our classes, please call (225) 763-4280 or email Baby@BRGeneral.org