Advance reservations are required and may be made by calling 251-415-1685. No children at classes, please. Advance payment is required to secure your reservation. We do not offer refunds, but rescheduling is allowed.
All classes are held in USA Children's & Women's Hospital's Conference Room. Please park in front of the hospital and enter through the front lobby. The Conference Room is in the corridor between the front lobby, gift shop and Surgery Waiting, toward the Children's Tower. The entrance to the Conference Room is on the right side of the corridor, immediately before Surgery Waiting.
Preparing for Childbirth is an all-day Saturday class which will overview multiple topics. You should plan attendance when you are approximately 28 weeks pregnant.
Fee per couple: $30 (includes a box lunch)
Class times: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This class is a one-night overview of labor held on Wednesdays. Topics include: changes in pregnancy, overview of vaginal and cesarean births, and medical interventions. A tour of the maternity areas is also included.
Fee per couple: $15 (includes a light snack)
Class times: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This one-night class is for expectant and newly delivered mothers and their support persons who want to learn about breastfeeding. Topics include: correct positioning, how to get baby latched, facts vs. myths, engorgement, returning to work, and problem solving.
Fee per couple: Free for USA deliveries, $15 for Non-USA deliveries
Class times: 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm
Payments are accepted by check, money order, cash and credit card. You may make checks or money orders payable to USACW Education Department. Credit card payments are accepted by calling 251-415-1685.
Mail payments for classes to:
USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital
1700 Center Street
Mobile, AL 36604
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