Birthing Classes

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.

Saturday Childbirth Class

This one day class option covers information about childbirth and the labor and delivery experience. The morning topics cover recognizing labor, when to come to the hospital, the labor and delivery process, as well as anesthesia options. The afternoon focuses on infant care, new mom care and breastfeeding. The fee for this class is $75; please call 901-226-5764 to register.

If you are interested in only attending a class on infant and new mom care, please contact us about attending only the afternoon portion of the Saturday All Day Childbirth Class. Participant spots will be limited and the fee for only the afternoon portion is $30. For more information or to register, please contact our maternity care coordinator Pam Sere at or call 901-227-9873.

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Breastfeeding Class

This is a "single-session" class that teaches expectant mothers the basics of how to breastfeed successfully. Topics include advantages of breastfeeding, getting off to a good start, resources for help and information on going back to work and pumping. Fee is $30 please call 901-226-5764 to register.

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Sibling Class

Targeted for 3-10 year olds, this class helps prepare children for the arrival of a new sibling. This is a two-our interactive session with lots of "hands-on" activities for children. Parents will participate in the class with their child, information will also be provided to parents that include "tips" for making the transition easier. Fee is $20 first child, two or more in same family $25 please call 901-226-5764 to register.

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Dynamic Dads

This free Saturday workshop is for "Dad's Only". It is a partnership with "Families Matters" and the group is led by "veteran dads" who share information from a "dad's prospective." Topics include: caring for mom & the new family, dealing with crying babies & crying moms and how to be a "dynamic dad"! Registration is required – please call 901-227-9873 to register.

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Online Childbirth Class

We are pleased to offer the option of “online childbirth classes”. This program allows you to access class information on your time schedule and in the comfort of your own home. The cost of the program is $35. You will also have access to our childbirth educators through emails to answer any questions you might have, and we will also provide you with “options” for a hospital tour if you would like to do one. This online program is also offered in a variety of languages for parents that might need that option. If you need additional information or wish to purchase this program, please send an email with your request to or call our Maternity Care Coordinator at 901-227-9873.

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.