Prenatal and parent classes at Garden Park Medical Center are taught by Registered Nurses with extensive experience in caring for expectant Moms.

Registration for all classes is free for those pre-registered to deliver at Garden Park Medical Center. Registration for each expectant mother includes one guest.

Offered Classes

Preparing for Childbirth

The focus of this class is on the first-time Mom. Topics include labor, delivery, comfort measures, partner's role and a tour of the labor and delivery suite. This class is taught in a two-hour session and is offered twice a month on Tuesday evenings. Classes fill quickly, so enroll early and ask to take a class during your seventh month of pregnancy.

Breastfeeding Class

This class gives expectant parents an overview of breastfeeding. The class covers many topics such as nursing the baby for the first time, latch-on techniques, anatomy/physiology and prevention of breastfeeding problems.

Baby Basics Class

This class prepares parents for baby's arrival. The class focus on nursery admission procedures, baby's physical needs, bathing, diapering, dressing, feeding and preparing the home for baby. The class is taught in a two-hour session and is offered twice a month on Monday evenings.

Register by calling (228) 575-7085 or online.