Childbirth Education Classes

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 our upcoming events list for a list of current classes. Call 770-219-1495 if you have any questions.

Prepared Childbirth Class - $75

Obstetric Services - Childbirth and Other Educational Classes

The Prepared Childbirth Class is a one-day Saturday class with a half hour break for lunch*. The class covers what to expect in labor, natural pain control methods, the coach’s role and the types of anesthesia available for women in labor. A tour of the Labor and Delivery area is included. The registration fee covers the class and educational materials for you and your partner. *It is recommended to bring your own lunch as there are limited options close by.

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Prepared Childbirth Online Class & Portal - $75


We’re excited to offer a new online childbirth education portal for our patients! With YoMingo®, you’ll have access to all of our childbirth education information, including our online childbirth class, newborn care, breastfeeding tips, hospital information and so much more! You can watch videos, download helpful information and even track your pregnancy – all from the ease of your phone or computer! 

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Breastfeeding Class - $20

Breastfeeding is important to you and your baby’s health. NGMC offers a class on breastfeeding basics to prepare you for a good start. The class is taught by board certified lactation consultants. Dads are encouraged to attend.

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Newborn Parenting Class - $25

Taking care of a newborn can be overwhelming! Being prepared can reduce stress and increase the enjoyment of bringing baby home. Our Newborn Parenting Class covers the basics of baby care, including recognizing illness, feeding, bathing, diaper changes and more.

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Car Seat Safety Class - FREE

Make sure your baby is as safe as possible in his or her car seat by taking this class and learning from the experts. Bring your car seat (along with the instruction manual) or come and learn by watching other installations and the classroom presentation. The class meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every other month. *This is not a car seat distribution class. Please do not bring children, so you may focus on this critical safety information for your newborn.

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Tour Our Facilities


Tours of the NGMC Braselton Labor & Delivery unit are available upon request and are not scheduled more than 48 hours in advance.  To schedule a tour, call 770-848-3311.



Tours of the Women & Children’s Pavilion in Gainesville are offered with childbirth education classes. Tours also available by request, depending on bed capacity. To schedule a tour, call 770-219-1495.


Remember to call 770-219-1495 if you have any questions. 

Please note: No refunds for classes are available once payment has been processed. 

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