This five-week program includes childbirth education, introduction to the labor process, relaxation and breathing techniques, tour of the Family Birth Place, baby care basics, and group consult by an Englewood Hospital pediatrician. Registrants should be in their third trimester. Classes are offered on Monday and Tuesday evenings, as well as on weekends.
Accelerated Childbirth Class
Three-week program, same as above in a more intensive format. Classes are offered on weekends only.
Review of childbirth education, the labor process, breathing techniques, and baby care basics, along with a tour of The Family Birth Place.
This class covers the basics of breastfeeding, including latch and positioning, tips for pumping, and what to do when encountering problems like low milk production. Participants will also learn strategies for transitioning back to the workplace.
Infant CPR, covered in Friends and Family CPR
Learn valuable lifesaving techniques with a certified instructor.
Prenatal Yoga and Postnatal Mommy-and-Me Yoga
Learn safe and effective yoga postures and incorporate breathing exercises and meditation in these series, offered by the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine.
Tour of the Family Birth Place
Offered Wednesdays evenings, as well as Saturdays and Sundays during the afternoon. Registration is required.
Discharge Instruction Class
Held daily. Ask your nurse for details.
Mom 101 Seminars
Offered at various times throughout the year, these seminars focus on special topics such as car seat safety, sleep safety, dental health, preschool, mental health, and others.