Childbirth Classes from The Family Birthplace

Babies don't come with instructions. Every day will be a day of learning and discovering something new. We have been helping moms and welcoming babies for over 50 years. Let us help you prepare for this special arrival.

Childbirth Class

Pick three classes and save. Sign up for a Childbirth Class and "bundle" with the Breastfeeding Class and Baby Care Basics for a total cost of $110.

To register, please call RES-INFO at 877-737-4636.

First-time expectant parents will learn how to better prepare for chilbirth experience from labor to postpartum.

  • Saturday Express: One session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • 2 Week Compact Class: Two sessions from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Fee: $75 per family

Breastfeeding Class

The one session class will help couples establish and maintain a breastfeeding relationship between mom and baby. Topics include how breastfeeding works, frist feedings, special situations, the father's role, going home, common concerns returning to work and breast pumps. Dads are ecouraged to attend.

Evening: 7 p.m. - 9:30p.m.

Fee: $25 per family

Beacoup de Lait

Join new moms to share experiences, ask questions and voice concerns. This is a FREE mom led group faciliated by a Certified Lactation Consultant. Group meets twice a month on Wednesdays in the Family Birthplace. Baby weight checks available.

To be placed on mailing list, contact Mary Pawlisz at marypawlisz@yahoo.com.

Baby care basics

This class is for new parents and caregivers. Learn hands-on basic care and techniques to get through the first few months with baby. Topics include newborn development and characteristics, common concerns and when to call the doctor.

Evening: 7p.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. - Noon or Sunday: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee: $25 per family

Sibling Class

Our sibling class wil help prepare your 3-10 year old for the arrival of a new baby. Children view a short film and discuss key messages. Children should bring a favorite doll or bear to practice holding a new baby. Children receive a certificate, coloring book along with snack and tour of the Family Birthplace.

Parent must attend with their children.

Fee: $10 first child, 5 each additional child

Family Birthplace tour

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy? Come for a visit. Tour the Family Birthplace and Special Care Nursery. This is a perfect opportunity to ask questions about the facility.

Call 773-792-7918 to schedule.

Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

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