Labor and Delivery Tours and Expectant Parent Classes

Labor and Delivery Tours and Expectant Parent Classes2018-04-30T08:41:54+00:00

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

You can read about some of our offerings below and contact Jacqueline Beasley at 901-545-8449 with any questions.

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.

Our early prenatal classes are ideal for moms during the early stages of pregnancy.  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 as a 1-day class or as a series of 1 class a week over four 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

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.

Our nutrition/prenatal yoga classes are designed to teach expecting moms about nutrition, making healthy snack options during pregnancy, and how to read food labels correctly. The classes include a 30-minute prenatal yoga session with an instructor in order to strengthen women’s bodies for the birth of their 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.