Select classes from the list below. Online registration is available for many classes, or call 203.688.2000 or toll-free 1.888.700.6543.
Strengthens and tones muscles, helping women to be more comfortable during pregnancy and better prepared for birth. Classes are led by a certified Prenatal Yoga instructor.
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Expectant Mother's Group
FREE. A monthly group for expectant mothers held once per month on Saturday mornings from 9am-11am. Local experts will present a number of topics including car seat safety, choking prevention, information about immunizations and more.
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Breastfeeding Back to Work
FREE. This two hour seminar is held once per month. Lead by a certified lactation consultant, this course is meant for moms on maternity leave expecting to go back to work in the coming weeks. Moms will learn strategies to continue breastfeeding while back at work. Babies are encouraged to attend.
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Childbirth Preparation classes include a one-day class, a two-week series and a five-week series. You will learn essential exercises, relaxation and breathing techniques, positioning for labor and birth, the role of the support person, discussion of birth options, medication and anesthesia options.
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Our Parenting class covers basic infant care, including feeding, diapering, swaddling and bathing, infant safety, typical newborn appearance and behavior, methods for soothing a fussy baby and adjusting to life with a new baby. This class is offered as a one-day seminar..
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Breastfeeding Couples Class
Our Breastfeeding Couples Class is a two-hour session for expectant and new parents. Learn the basics of breastfeeding, including proper latch-on, infant feeding cues, positioning and how to establish a good milk supply. Your instructor will also provide information on renting or purchasing breast pumps and nursing bras.
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Birth Partner Massage
This popular, two-hour class allows your husband, partner or friend to learn how to be actively involved in easing discomforts as you go through the challenges of pregnancy and birthing. Because you work as a team, this class helps enhance family bonding.
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Getting your child ready to be the "Big Brother" or "Big Sister" isn't always easy. This unique popular class for children of any age can help. It also includes an introduction to the hospital.
To reserve your child's spot, call 203.688.9355 two months before your baby's due date.
We will take you on a one-hour guided educational tour which will include admission, labor and birth, postpartum and discharge. You will also have the opportunity to complete your pre-admission paperwork. Schedule the tour at least two to three months before the due date. The tour is free.
Children can get familiar with the hospital in our Sibling Class.
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Dogs & Storks
This highly endorsed program is a must for new and expectant families with dogs. Dogs & Storks was created to provide families and professionals with the resource to successfully include the dog as the family grows. Topics covered include: getting to know your dog, obedience and training, changes in routine, managing kid and dog zones, preparing for baby, coming home and meeting baby, and ages and stages: what to look out for.
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Our class offerings change from time to time. For a complete list of current offerings, prices and more information call 203.688.2000.