The Medical Center offers several options for childbirth education. See descriptions of each class type below to learn which classes are right for you.
View the events calendar for a list of current classes. Call 770-219-1495 if you have any questions.
Prepared Childbirth Classes - $90
The Prepared Childbirth Class covers natural pain control methods, different types of deliveries, the coach's role and also provides information about the types of anesthesia available for women in labor. A tour is included. The registration fee covers you and your partner for all sessions.
Starting this November
Saturday classes will meet from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month.
Prepared Childbirth Online Class - $50
You can take our Prepared Childbirth Class in the comfort of your own home! Register to recieve a code that gives you access to an online course that allows you to learn at your own pace and features:
• More than 70 videos
• Animated illustrations
• PDF files to download
• Review quizzes and games
Breastfeeding - $30
The Medical Center offers a class about breastfeeding basics on the fourth Monday of the month. The class meets from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
After the classroom course, you may also register for a FREE online Breastfeeding Class that gives you access to all of the great information you learned in the classroom from the comfort of your own home! Click here to register for the online course. You'll receive an access code and instructions.
Newborn Parenting - $35
Taking care of a newborn can be overwhelming. Learn newborn care basics in this informative class, held the second Monday of the month from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Oh Baby! Fitness Classes
Get ready for a great all over body workout! This class incorporates cardio, strength training for arms and legs and focused abdominal work. Baby is in a front carrier for the cardio and strength training portion of class. Your baby can be incorporated into the abdominal and floor exercises. Crawlers welcome, but babies must be supervised. No crawling over other babies in class! Class ends with a treat for baby: a gentle baby massage.
View available classes at NGMC by clicking here.
Car Seat Safety Class - FREE
Make sure your baby is as safe as possible in his or her carseat by taking this class and learning from the experts. The class meets from 7 - 9 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every other month beginning in February. This class is free, but does require registration.
Did you know you can take a virtual tour of our Women and Children's Pavilion from the comfort of your home? Take a virtual walkthrough of our facility by watching this short video.