USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital
Family Learning Center
Classes for 2014
Advance reservations are required and may be made by calling 251-415-1685. No children at classes, please. Advance payment required to secure your reservation, no refunds but rescheduling allowed.
Registration information and a map are provided at the bottom of this page.
Preparing for Childbirth
The expectant mother and her support person (coach) can choose to attend class for an all-day Saturday class. Topics include: pregnancy changes, labor, role of the support coach, relaxation and breathing techniques, vaginal and cesarean births, postpartum care, and a tour of the maternity areas. You should plan attendance when you are approximately 28 weeks pregnant.
Class will meet in the CWEB2 Building. Fee per Couple: $30
All-Day Saturday Every Other Month, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Lunch provided)
This one-night class is for expectant and newly delivered mothers and her support persons who want to learn about breastfeeding. Topics include: advantages, myths and facts, getting started, correct positioning, latching on, engorgement, returning to work, and problem-solving.
Class will meet in the CWEB2 Building. Fee per Couple: Free
First Thursday of the Month, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Childbirth in a Nutshell
This one-night class includes a brief overview of labor and a tour of the maternity areas.
Class will meet in the CWEB2 Building. Fee per Couple: $15
One Wednesday Every Other Month, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Snack will be available.)
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:
University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital
1700 Center Street
Mobile, AL 36604