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Welcoming a child into the world can bring with it many questions. That’s why Baylor Grapevine offers parent education classes to help answer your questions when it comes to childbirth and parenthood. The Family Resource Center at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine provides comprehensive childbirth education designed to specifically meet the needs of growing families.
Baylor Grapevine offers a wide variety of courses to help you prepare for the big event. Whether you’re pregnant with your first child, or are already a parent, you’ll find these courses full of helpful information. To register for any of the classes listed below, obtain class prices or for more information, please call 1.800.4BAYLOR. Class space is limited, so we recommend you register during your first trimester.
This six-session course is designed to prepare you and your spouse or partner for the experience of labor and delivery. The topics covered include breathing and relaxation techniques, methods of anesthesia, vaginal and cesarean deliveries. Everything you’ll need to know for breastfeeding is also included with classes along with a tour of Baylor Grapevine’s Women’s Center is included.
If you’ve already experienced childbirth, you’ll benefit from this three-session mini-course. You and your partner will review breathing and relaxation exercises receive an overview of labor and birthing techniques. You will also have the opportunity to share birthing experiences with others in the class, learn ways to prepare your other children for the new baby’s arrival and tour the Baylor Grapevine’s Women’s Center.
This class is designed to help first-time parents learn the basics of caring for a newborn. How to feed, diaper and bathe your baby will be discussed, along with growth and development as well as helpful parenting hints.
In this course, taught by a certified lactation consultant, you’ll learn the nature and practice of breast-feeding. If you’re unsure whether or not you want to breastfeed, this course offers the information you may need to reach a decision, and provides the skills that will help you breast-feed successfully.
If your baby was choking or stopped breathing, would you know what to do? This course provides the lifesaving skills you would need during emergency situations. You will receive instruction using the American Heart Association guidelines of infant/child cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This class also includes car seat installation instruction and important safety information.
If you are planning a Cesarean birth, you will wait to attend the Cesarean class which meets during the regularly scheduled Prepared Childbirth course for first time parents and the Refresher Childbirth class for those who have had a previous delivery.
As excited as both you and your husband or partner are over the birth of your baby, dads have their own unique concerns and questions. This class gives expectant fathers a forum in which they can share their questions and concerns on topics such as finances, evolving marital roles, labor and delivery and the role of fatherhood.
This class is designed to orient big brothers or big sisters to their brand-new role. Your child(ren) will watch a video, learn about babies, talk about the special role of big brother or sister and tour the Women’s Center so they can see where Mom will be. Recommended for ages 3 to 8 years old. Parents are asked to stay during class. Discounted rates are available for families with more than one child. A stuffed animal workshop is also offered as part of the class. Let Baylor Grapevine help you get ready for this special experience. Register today for these classes, obtain class prices or for more information, please call 1.800.4BAYLOR. Class space is limited, so we recommend you register during your first trimester.
For a physician referral or to learn more about Women Services at Baylor Grapevine, please call 1.800.4BAYLOR.
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