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Classes and Support Groups


Childbirth Education
Expectant parents will learn the stages of labor, relaxation, hospital procedures and pain management options, after birth and home care for moms and in-hospital care for newborns. There will also be time for questions and answers.

Breastfeeding Class
Participants will learn breastfeeding, what to expect the first few weeks and special tips for success. Taught by board-certified lactation consultants. Concerns about returning to work or school will also be covered.

Baby Care & Safety
This class provides you with helpful tips on caring for your baby at home. The class will help you plan and prepare for a safe home environment.

Infant CPR
This class teaches you basic CPR for an infant (birth to 1 year of age). Class time includes infant safety instruction and hands-on practice fo CPR and choking management technique for an infant. This is not a class designed for Healthcare certification.

Clase de Lactancia Materna
Aprende a amamantar, qué esperar los primeros semanas, consejos especiales para el éxito y cómo afrontar con el regreso al trabajo o la escuela. Esta clase es impartido por consultores de lactancia certificados por la junta.

Maternity Resources

Nurse-Family Partnership

This free program connects first-time mothers with a registered nurse who will provide the support, advice, and information you need to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby and be a great mom.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Nurse-Family Partnership

Best Fed Beginnings® Educational Materials

CLICK HERE to download First Trimester information

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CLICK HERE to download Second Trimester information

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CLICK HERE to download Third Trimester information

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Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support
Erlanger offers a Breastfeeding Support Group from noon to 2 PM on the 4th Friday of each month at the Kennedy Outpatient Center (downtown). This is a relaxed and informal meeting where pregnant and new mothers can learn more about breastfeeding and offer each other support. Facilitated by board-certified lactation consultants.Call 423-778-6247 for more information, or learn more here.

Perinatal and Neonatal Bereavement
The Perinatal and Neonatal Bereavement Program is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Call the Bereavement Coordinator at 423-778-5149.

Call 423-778-7956 and ask to speak with a Bereavement Support Nurse.