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Childbirth and Parenting Classes

"Does the baby go on her tummy or back for sleep?" 

"What is REALLY going to happen to my body?" 

"How does that car seat actually work?" 

You have a million questions as an expecting parent, and Touro has some of the answers for you. Touro provides free pre and post-natal classes including a childbirth education series, lactation, natural birthing, sibling classes and more. We even offer online classes for busy parents or those who enjoy doing things from the comfort of their sofa.

Our classes are taught by experienced nurses and practitioners, and classes are recommended for moms-to-be starting at 30 weeks or 61/2 months gestation.

>> Click here to register for classes.

>> Click here for our 2019 class dates.

Pregnant mother working on a laptopThank you for your interest in Touro’s educational offerings for childbirth preparation. In order to provide an optimal learning environment for our patients, spaces for the following classes are reserved for women who are currently pregnant in addition to a partner or support person: Childbirth Education Series, Joyful Parenting, Breastfeeding, and Sibling Class.

The following classes are available to those who are currently pregnant or to families who have an infant under 6 months of age: Healthy Mom Health Baby, Baby Food Making, Infant/Child CPR (must also be a Touro patient), Kohl’s Happiest Baby on the Block.

Click the class title for details and find the right class for you and your partner. For any questions about our childbirth education classes, contact us at (504) 897-7319 or babies@touro.com.

Online Childbirth Class

The Online Childbirth Education is available for busy expecting parents. The date of the class is the date you register online. You will receive an email with instructions on how to access the class online. The classes address the stages of labor, recognizing early labor signs, pain management, medical interventions, cesarean birth, postpartum and newborn care. This class is FREE of charge.

To register, visit www.touro.com/fbc or call 504-897-7319.

This class is available to Touro patients only


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