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Childbirth Education Classes

Education and preparation classes for moms and families at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

Methodist Mansfield Women and Children's servicesBringing new life into the world is a precious moment. The maternity staff at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is proud to be part of your exciting time and offers a variety of childbirth education classes to prepare you and your family for your newborn’s arrival.

Childbirth Preparation Classes – $70

Offered as one eight hour weekend sessions, this course is designed to help one prepare for the experience of childbirth and early weeks of parenting using the Lamaze method of childbirth.
Register by the third and fourth month and take during the seventh month.

Childbirth Preparation Class Registration - currently held online | November 14, December 12 | 9 a.m.

Breastfeeding Classes

Cost: $30
The three-hour class discusses preparation for breastfeeding, breastfeeding techniques, preventing and solving common breastfeeding problems, pumping and storing breast milk, and breastfeeding and breast pumping guidelines for returning to work.

Breastfeeding Class Registration - currently held online | November 9, December 7 | 6 p.m

If you attend a breastfeeding class at Methodist Mansfield, you're eligible for a 10% discount off of breast pump products in the Methodist Mansfield gift shop.

Baby Care Classes

Cost: $30
The three-hour class is for expectant parents who want to learn more about caring for their newborn the first few weeks after birth. Topics include common newborn behaviors, bathing, immunizations, and signs and symptoms of illnesses.

Baby Care Registration - currently held online | November 16, December 14 | 6 p.m.

Infant Safety and CPR Classes - Temporarily Cancelled

Cost: $30
The three-hour class teaches the basic skills of infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) following the American Heart Association's guidelines. After CPR, information about infant car seat selection and safety are reviewed, as well as tips for childproofing the home.

Infant Safety and CPR Registration

Operation D(ad) Day Classes - Temporarily Cancelled

Cost: $0
Veteran dads orient fathers-to-be on the realities of fatherhood. Boot camp mixes practical instruction on how to hold, feed, and change an infant with a discussion on topics ranging from caring for the new mom, dealing with in-laws and visitors, and the importance of teamwork.

Hospital Maternity Tours - Temporarily Cancelled

Cost: $0
Join our Labor and Delivery staff for a tour of the Methodist Mansfield maternity floor. Registration is required. Enter the hospital through the east Pavilion entrance and take the elevators to the second floor to the Labor and Delivery reception area.

Outpatient Lactation After Delivery Counseling - Temporarily Cancelled

Cost: $75
A lactation consultant is available to provide mother and baby with a private, one hour counseling session for individualized evidence-based education and support to help achieve their breastfeeding goals. Call 682-242-6366 to schedule your appointment with one of our Lactation Specialists.

Register for a class or call 682-242-6366 for more information.