banner_babies-940x360We offer a variety of classes and tours for expectant parents.

Classes are free and open to the public. Light refreshments and door prizes are available for attending. You can read about some of our offerings below and contact Jehan Ellis at 901-545-8449 with any questions. View our August 2019 Childbirth Class Calendar here.

Our Birth Facility tours are held at select times throughout the month. Special times are available per request.  During the facility tour, attendees learn about our labor and delivery services as well as our newborn center.

Moms are able to register for our early prenatal classes during their first or second trimester.  Topics covered in this class will include diet management to maintain a healthy pregnancy, new arrival preparation, relaxation techniques, birth plans, immunizations, staff introductions, and a tour. Expectant mothers also can participate in the March of Dimes Supportive Pregnancy program exclusively at Regional One Health Hollywood Primary Care.

Our prepared childbirth class is offered for expecting parents during the third trimester as a 1-day class or as a series of 1 class a week over five weeks that covers the following topics:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pregnancy Discomforts vs Warning Signs
  • Onset and Stages of Labor
  • Breathing and Relaxation
  • Medicated and Non-Medicated Birth Choices
  • Informed Consent
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Obstetrical Procedures
  • Infant Feeding
  • Newborn Care
  • Car seat Safety
  • Birth Control Options
  • Postpartum Care

Please bring a pillow and dress comfortably.

Our breastfeeding classes are a hands-on, interactive exploration of successful breastfeeding. In this class, we cover the benefits of breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, feeding cues and other helpful breastfeeding tips, as well as community resources and support.

This class is designed to teach expecting moms about nutrition, making healthy snack options during pregnancy, and how to read food labels correctly. The class will offer either a 30-minute Fit4Mom or prenatal yoga session that will include cardio, strength, balance and flexibility training that ends with a relaxing mediation. Everything you need to strengthen your body for the birth of your child.

Dynamic Dads is a training camp for dads to speak freely and learn in an environment of experienced dads, new dads and dads-to-be. With all the changes and stresses involved in being a father or becoming a father, dads will learn important coping skills and strategies to enhance their parental support and involvement.

This is a 2 hour class that covers newborn care, procedures, infant safety, and offers you the necessary skills and information needed to head home from the hospital with confidence. This class will provide hands-on training to participants in basic techniques of choking and CPR for infants. The CPR/Choking portion is informational only and not for certification.

This class seeks to promote positive and healthy overall growth and development in children. It is designed to guide parents as they strive to become better, more effective parents. The curriculum helps parents of all ages learn to develop family roles, communicate feelings, use gentle touch, express anger without violence, etc.

This a day where NICU parents & expecting mothers can bring siblings and family to tour our maternity services, explore what happens with the new baby, play games, attend story-time, take a pic with a Doctor, and receive a bag lunch to-go. This event is sponsored by the March of Dimes.

This is a hands-on class that details infant massage which relaxes the infant, improves sleep, and assists with weight gain. It is known to improve the bond between a mother and baby which enhances infant’s emotional health. Please bring a thick blanket to lie underneath your infant. Massage oil will be provided.

**You are welcome to come before your baby is born or with your infant, ages 3-6 months of age.

Nurturing Parenting Skills for Teen Parents will be conducted by Universal Parenting Place as weekly sessions. The class offers easy to follow, step by step instructions to teach the skills to the parents appropriate for the age level of their children.  Skill areas and lessons are designed to meet the needs of the family.  We will address such topics as Expectations of Children, Helping Children Develop Morals and Values, Bath Time, and much more.