Educators

Breastfeeding Class for Expectant Parents
These classes are free and are taught by lactation consultants. They are offered the first Wednesday of every month 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. To register call (631) 444-2201 and leave your name and phone number. For more information on breastfeeding go to: www.gotmom.org.

Meet the Midwives
Come, bring your family and friends, spend a very informative hour with the midwives. We will answer your questions, discuss admission policies, and take you on a tour of the LDR's (labor, delivery and recovery rooms), postpartum units and nursery. Park in visitor parking, enter main entrance of hospital and follow pink signs to our location.  The information desk has directions to our location as well. Offered the first Thursday of every month 7:00 - 8:30p.m.

Childbirth Education Classes
The following is a list of childbirth education classes available at the university and in the community. There is a fee for most of these classes. Most instructors work on a sliding fee basis. The Midwifery Practice does not endorse any of these classes in particular. We offer them as a resource for families to contact and use their own best judgment.

Bradley Method Website Phone Number
Gail Janicola http://momsontop.com/ 516-848-9028
Kathy Shamoun http://www.openspacewellness.com/ 646-642-9381
Ariana Stubbmann http://www.bradleybirth.com/arianastubbmann 631-334-9322
 
Child Birth Education Website Phone Number
Jenn Barry https://thevillagesprout.com/ 631-278-0800
Lisa Garcia https://www.facebook.com/NurseMamaNY/ 631-838-6826
Angela Histand https://bloomintobirth.com/ 631-965-8968
Cass Huneke https://modernmomsbirth.com/online-childbirth-education-ny 631-209-7923
Rebecca Joseloff http://cairnsbirth.com/ 774-392-0508
Emily Magee https://www.emilycmagee.com/ 631-275-3918
 
HypnoBirthing Website Phone Number
Carol Denicker http://www.northshorehypnosis.com/ 888-828-4934
Gina Morin http://www.jayayogacommunity.com/ 631-834-4417
Debi Tracy http://onebirthatatime.com/ 516-351-7792
Kate Westra http://www.hbhamptons.com/ 631-946-9990

For additional information and child birth education resources, please visit birthandbeyondresources.com/childbirth-education/

University Hospital
Prenatal preparation classes. These classes are free. Call 631-444-4000

The Nesting Place Prenatal Class Series
A new 6-week prenatal class covering infant CPR, childbirth education, newborn care, feeding prep, mindful parenting techniques and more! The class takes place on Sunday's from 12pm-2pm in West Islip beginning November 3rd. For more information call (631) 848-3627