Pregnancy and Childbirth Classes and Events

Baptist Women's Hospital, Baptist DeSoto, Baptist Golden Triangle, Baptist North Mississippi, Baptist Tipton, Baptist Union County, Baptist Union City, and NEA Baptist offer maternity services that help prepare you for childbirth and all that comes after.

Maternity Facility Tours

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women 901-226-5764
Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto 662-772-2296
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle 662-244-1150
Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi 662-232-8478
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton 901-475-4533
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City 731-884-8665
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County 662-538-2390
NEA Baptist Hospital 870-936-3025

Breastfeeding Class

Available at: Baptist North Mississippi, Baptist Women's Hospital, NEA Baptist

This single session class covers the basics of breastfeeding which includes getting off to a good start, advantages, troubleshooting, going back to work, using a pump and where to go for additional resources and help.

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Breastfeeding Lunch

Available at: Baptist North Mississippi

The Breastfeeding Lunch Talk covers the basics of breastfeeding with topics that include getting off to a good start, advantages, troubleshooting, going back to work, using a pump and where to go for additional resources and help. Dads and well-behaved older children are welcome to attend with moms.

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Dynamic Dads

Available at: Baptist Women's Hospital

Free workshop for new dads. This workshop is taught by "veteran dads" and is for dads only. Dads will learn about becoming a father, taking care of a new baby and mom—all presented from a "man's point of view" learning ways to help and support both mom and baby.

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Early Pregnancy Class

Available at: Baptist North Mississippi

Expecting a new baby for the first time is exciting and parents want to learn all you can about what to expect. Come share your joy and let us answer some of your questions. We can also give you a few more things to consider during your pregnancy. We recommend you take this class during your first trimester.

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Expectant Parents Class

Available at: Baptist Women's Hospital

This single session class covers the baby basics. Topics include basic infant care such as bathing, diapering, feeding options and dealing with crying babies! Information on home and car seat safety are also included as well as the basics of infant CPR and choking techniques (we do not however provide a full CPR course and certification).

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Grandparents Class

Available at: Baptist Women's Hospital

This class offers an update on childbirth and parenting practices for grandparents plus tips for helping new parents and providing infant care.

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Preparation for Childbirth Class

Available at: Baptist Women's Hospital

This four-week series addresses the basics of childbirth. Topics covered include labor, when to come to the hospital, pain management techniques, basic breathing and relaxation techniques. A tour of the hospital is also included as part of the class. At the end of the series participates can elect to attend an additional class with more advanced breathing techniques, massage and natural techniques.

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Prepared Childbirth Classes

Available at: Baptist North Mississippi

Prepared Childbirth Classes are offered for expecting parents wanting more information on topics including: Delivering at Baptist North Mississippi-North Mississippi, Relaxation, Post-partum Care, Newborn Care, Breastfeeding, Pediatrician visits, Infant CPR, and a tour of the labor and delivery floor. All classes meet from 6-8:30pm in the Cafeteria Conference Room of Baptist North Mississippi-North Mississippi. All classes are free for patients delivering at Baptist North Mississippi-North Mississippi. Reservations Required. Contact: Pauline McCullar at 662-232-8478.

Topics

  • Week 1: Delivering at Baptist North Mississippi (part 1)
  • Week 2: Delivering at Baptist North Mississippi; Relaxation
  • Week 3: Postpartum/Newborn Care
  • Week 4: Breastfeeding
  • Week 5: Pediatrician's Visit/Infant CPR

*Tour of Labor & Delivery floor will be offered after most classes.
Class available in one-day a week 5-week series or an all day class.

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Q & A Refresher Childbirth Class

Available at: Baptist North Mississippi

The Q & A Refresher Childbirth classes are designed for those who have already had a baby and want to review the essentials of childbirth preparation, brush up on comfort measures, and learn how labor patterns with this baby can vary from your prior childbirth experiences. It is also an opportunity to connect with this unique pregnancy and meet other families who are expanding their families.

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Saturday Childbirth Class

Available at: Baptist Women's Hospital, NEA Baptist

An alternative to the traditional prepared childbirth course, this class is an excellent option for those who cannot attend a weeknight session or have busy schedules. This one- day session includes all the same information as the weeknight class including a hospital tour and the information from the additional class on natural childbirth techniques.

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Sibling Class

Available at: Baptist Women's Hospital, Baptist North Mississippi

This class is geared for children ages 3 and older and will prepare big brothers and sisters as well as their parents for the "new arrival". This two hour interactive session is fun and informative and has information to make the transition easier for the whole family.

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