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.
Prepared Childbirth Class
This is a four-week series that addresses the basics of childbirth. Participates will learn about the labor & delivery process, pain management options, some basic breathing & relaxation techniques and take a tour of the labor & delivery and mother/baby areas. At the end of the series you will be offered the option of attending an additional class" that covers more specific information for those planning a "natural delivery", topics in that class will include massage therapy and comfort measures for labor. Fee is $55- please call 901-226-5764 to register.
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Saturday Childbirth Class
This one day session covers all the same topics as the weeknight series. This class also includes some very basic information on "infant care & breastfeeding". A tour of the labor & delivery and mother/baby areas is also included. This is a great option for people who aren't able to attend a week night session or have busy schedules to work around. Fee is $75 – please call 901-226-5764 to register.
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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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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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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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Rattled Postpartum Depression Support Group
After a baby arrives, life can feel joyful and can also feel overwhelming. Feelings of anxiety, isolation and sadness can happen, leaving new moms in need of additional support. There is help available; you are not alone. There is a group just for you. Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women and the Universal Parenting Place are partnering to offer continued support to help new moms. This free, weekly support group is open to all moms, regardless of where baby was born.
All moms and children are welcome.
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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 Beautiful.Beginnings@bmhcc.org or call our Maternity Care Coordinator at 901-227-9873.
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.