Birthing Classes

Birthing ClassesRegistration is required for all of our classes – please call our registration line at 901-226-5764 to be added to a class roster.

Hospital Group Tours

We are happy to provide you with a tour of the hospital if you are not attending a class where a tour is offered. Tours are generally conducted on a weekday evening and one Saturday a month. Please call the registration line to sign up as space is limited and dates are subject to change – 901-226-5764.

Preparation for Childbirth Class

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. The cost of the class is $55- the cost of the additional class is $20.

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Saturday Childbirth Class

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. The cost of this class is $75 and it is typically offered twice a month on a Saturday.

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Expectant Parents Class

Father and ChildThis 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). The cost of the class is $30 and it is offered one Saturday a month.

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Breastfeeding Class

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. The cost of class is $30.

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Sibling Class

SiblingsThis class is geared for 3- 10 year olds 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. Cost of class is $20 for one child and $25 for two or more in the same family- the class is offered on a Saturday every other month.

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Dynamic Dads

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. The class is offered every other month. Please call 901-227-9873 for dates and to sign up.

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Grandparents Class

This class offers an update on childbirth and parenting practices for grandparents plus tips for helping new parents and providing infant care. The cost of the class is $30.

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Registration Information

We have a central registration line that you can call to register for your classes. The customer service representatives will be happy to give you dates, additional information and sign you up for any of our classes. All class fees are payable to the instructor when you attend the class.

For more information, please call 901-226-5764.

Contact Us

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women

6225 Humphreys Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120



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