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Childbirth and Parenting Education Classes


Preparing for Childbirth

This class provides information on techniques for proper relaxation and breathing, different stages of labor, cesarean birth, anesthesia options and the "typical newborn."

Childbirth Refresher

This class reviews the basics of labor, delivery and cesarean births.

Introduction to Breast Feeding

This class provides information and helpful hints for making breast feeding a success, as well as the many benefits it can offer you and your baby.

Breastfeeding Support Group

All breastfeeding moms and babies are welcome at this casual, open forum. Mother-lead discussion, moderated by a lactation nurse. For registration and information, please call 508-236-7250.

Working While Breastfeeding: Strategies for Working Mothers

This program is presented by the lactation staff to assist breast feeding mothers as they re-enter the work place.

Sibling Class

This class helps children get ready for their new brother or sister through role-playing, a slide show, and a visit to the newborn nursery.

Infant CPR

A one-evening session that will teach you everything you need to know about administering infant CPR.

New Mom's Group

New mothers - women with babies between the ages of 0 and 9 months - can talk about their growing babies, discuss concerns, and learn different tips from other mothers in this FREE group.

Infant Massage

This program is designed for parents with children age two weeks to 10 months. Infant massage techniques are taught by a certified infant massage therapist. FREE classes are held the fourth Saturday of every month.