UMMC Women's Care offers five different prenatal classes. All class are FREE. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call (601) 984.BABY (2229). Click here to register online.
Learn about and prepare for labor and birth. Topics include labor and delivery, pain management, infant feeding, and postpartum care.
Classes are conducted from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays (dates below) in Wiser Hospital, Room W020.
Lamaze, taught by certified Lamaze instructors, provides a more extensive look at pregnancy and birth. Classes also cover car seat safety, safe sleep, and safe prenatal exercise tips. Classes are held four consecutive weeks.
Classes are conducted from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays (dates below) in Wiser Hospital, Room W020.
This class is designed to give new parents confidence to care for a new baby. CPR Anytime® teaches correct CPR for infants. Basic infant care, normal newborn characteristics and behaviors, and common parental concerns are also covered.
This class is for mothers planning to breastfeed and those considering it. The class covers the advantages of breastfeeding for mother and baby, tips for a successful breastfeeding experience, breastfeeding techniques, and pumping and storing milk. There is also a time for discussion of common concerns of breastfeeding parents.
Classes are conducted from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays (dates below) in Wiser Hospital, Room W020.
Breastfeeding Support Group
A monthly breastfeeding support group is also available for mothers. The group meets at 10-11 a.m. on third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are held in Wiser Hospital room W548. Registration is not required. For more information, call (601) 984-BABY (2229).
The more familiar you are with your surroundings, the less intimidating labor will be. Find out where to enter the hospital when you arrive, where to park, and where to check in. View a typical combination labor and birth room and a postpartum room. Hospital tours are also a part of our Childbirth Preparation and Lamaze classes.
Tours begin at noon (dates below). Meet in the Wiser lobby.