Our teaching program is based on individualized assessment. Our team of certified diabetes educated (CDE) nurses and dietitians will help you learn blood glucose monitoring techniques, record keeping and interpretation and provide nutritional guidelines for both blood sugar control and pregnancy. You will need a prescription from your doctor and a blood glucose meter with meter strips. To learn more please visit our Gestational Diabetes Self-Management Education page.
Held Wednesdays and ThursdaysCall: 732-745-6667
Presented by Saint Peter's Pastoral Care.
Meets twice a month.
Sister Marie de Pazzi Conference Center at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.
Childbirth / Lamaze classes cover all aspects of the later part of pregnancy, labor, delivery and the post-delivery period. Instruction includes: the general principles of relaxation; support person’s role as a coach; focusing and breathing techniques; medications and anesthesia; and comfort measures to be used during labor. All instructors are Certified Childbirth Educators.
Your physician’s permission is required to participate in the exercise portion of class. Prepared childbirth classes should be taken during the last two months of pregnancy, but early registration is absolutely necessary as classes fill early. Have your doctor sign the approval on the application and mail the completed form with your class choices to the Parent Education Department.
For more information, fees and registration, call Parent Education at 732-745-8579.
A tour of Saint Peter’s Women and Children’s facility is available to any expectant couple, not registered in other classes. Tours are offered on Fridays at 6pm and 7pm and registration is required. The tour can be taken at any time during the pregnancy. Please call in the 6th month of your pregnancy for a tour appointment.
Our certified postnatal yoga instructor will help you explore breathing techniques, postures, and meditations that will create and support a peaceful and relaxing postpartum period.
Four- week sessions offered on Friday evenings, from 6pm – 7:15pm. Classes are held in the CARES Conference Center, on the third floor. Cost is $60.00 per four –week session.
Please call the Parent Education Department to register at 732-745-8579.
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