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 Preparation Materials
Free on-line childbirth and postpartum preparation materials are availablein English and Spanish at: https://everymothercounts.org/choicesinchildbirth/
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.
For additional information and child birth education resources, please visit birthandbeyondresources.com/childbirth-education/
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