Parent Education Hero

Parent Education

Baby Care Class

Our baby care class is for expectant parents. You may register for our Monday evening class which consists of two evening classes or our Saturday afternoon class, which is held one Saturday every month. This class is provided by an experienced registered nurse. 

Read more information about our baby care class here. Register Online

Prepared Childbirth/Lamaze

Childbirth classes cover all aspects of the later part of pregnancy, labor, delivery and the post-delivery period. Instruction includes: the general principles of relaxation; the support person’s role as a coach; focusing and breathing techniques; medications and anesthesia; and comfort measures to be used during labor.
Read more information about our prepared chldbith/lamaze classes here. Register Online

Childbirth Refresher Course

This two evening course is offered only for those couples who have completed a prepared childbirth class during a previous pregnancy and need a refresher.
Read more information about our childbirth refresher course here. Register Online

Grandparents Class

This class has been designed to give grandparents helpful guidelines and the latest information in childbirth practices, child rearing and feeding practices.
Read more information about our grandparents class here. Register Online

Infant Massage Class

At this class you will learn basic massage techniques, infant cues and the many benefits of massage.
Read more information about our infant massage class here. Register Online

Marvelous Multiples

This class is designed for expectant parents of twins, triplets or more.
Read more information about our marvelous multiples class here. Register Online

New Daddy Class

As an expectant or new dad, you will learn effective ways to be involved in your child’s life and keep your child safe and well.
Read more information about our new daddy class here. Register Online

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Our breastfeeding class is for expectant parents that are considering breastfeeding their newborn. The prenatal breastfeeding class is taught by a board certified lactation consultant and is offered one Saturday morning every month. 
Read more information about our breastfeeding class here. Register Online

Prenatal Yoga and Exercise Class

At this class you will explore breathing techniques, basic postures, meditation and deep relaxation specifically designed for expectant mothers.
Read more information about our prenatal yoga and exercise class here. Register Online

Siblings Classes

These classes are designed to prepare brothers and sisters for the new baby.
Read more information about our siblings classes here. Register Online

Tours

Maternity Tours

We know where you plan on delivering is just as important as your physician. Expecting parents can view our online maternity virtual tour or register for our free in-person maternity tour at Saint Peter's University Hospital. 

Support Groups

Life Will Never be the Same

Our New Mom Support Group, called "Life Will Never be the Same" is offered the first Friday of every month from 12-1pm. Moms and babies are invited to attend. The focus of our group is to allow the opportunity for new moms to share their experience and feelings as they adjust to motherhood. Come meet other new moms! A social worker and a registered nurse facilitate the group and are available to answer your questions. Registration is required. Please call the Parent Education Department at 732 745-8579 to register.

Breastfeeding Support Group

Breastfeeding Support Group is offered the first Friday of every month from 1pm to 2:30pm. If you our currently breastfeeding you and your baby are invited to attend our breastfeeding support group and share your experience with other new moms. The group is facilated by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Please call the Lactation Department at 732 745 8600 ext 8820 for the location of the meeting.

For more details download our Parent Education brochure (pdf) and Registration Form (pdf).

Visit our Events section to sign up for a parent education class
 

 

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