Childbirth Classes

Childbirth

Childbirth Education

Beaumont's childbirth classes empower the pregnant mother and her support person to feel more confident during labor and birth. Topics include pregnancy, birth and postpartum information including comfort measures for labor and the role of the support person.

Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, Troy

For your convenience, we offer the Childbirth Education class as a web-based, independent study.


Understanding Birth Express Class

This condensed program focuses only on labor and birth. Topics will include stages of labor and birth, medical procedures, cesarean birth and comfort measures for labor, and the support person's role.


Natural Birth Workshop

The goal of Beaumont’s Natural Birth Workshop is to provide you and your support person with the knowledge and skills you need for a natural birth experience. The workshop will increase your confidence and assist you in developing a personal plan for your baby's birth. This is a "hands-on" class will help you work with your body to increase comfort, enhance the birth process and decrease or eliminate the need for pain medications.


HypnoBirthing® - The Mongan Method

HypnoBirthing® - The Mongan Method is as much a philosophy of childbirth as it is a technique for achieving a satisfying, relaxing and stress-free method of birthing. HypnoBirthing ® - The Mongan Method teaches the mother and support person techniques for safe and satisfying birth through guided imagery, visualization and special breathing.


Postpartum Adjustment Support Group

This support group provides a safe and supportive environment for families dealing with postpartum adjustment issues.


Prenatal Exercise

MOMease

MOMease is designed to provide support through fitness and wellness in a variety of different ways to women who are considering pregnancy, currently pregnant or new mothers.


Breastfeeding

Understanding Breastfeeding

This class is great for expectant moms, and their support person, who want to learn more about initiating breastfeeding and nursing during the first few weeks. Beaumont's breastfeeding specialists discuss getting breastfeeding started, the nutritional value of breast milk, anatomy of the breast, positioning, latching, the support person’s role in nursing, problem solving, resources and more.

Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, Troy

Understanding Breastfeeding (online)

For your convenience, Beaumont offers you this online breastfeeding education program. The web-based, independent study teaches expectant moms, and their support person, about initiating breastfeeding and nursing during the first few weeks. Topics include getting breastfeeding started, the nutritional value of breast milk, anatomy of the breast, positioning, the support person’s role in nursing, problem solving, resources and more.


Parenting

Understanding Your Newborn

This one-session class is for adults caring for newborns during the first six weeks of life. During the class, a Beaumont nurse discusses baby's characteristics, holding, bathing, feeding, diapering, burping, crying, sleeping, illness and safety concerns.


CPR for Family and Friends

The Family & Friends CPR course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only® CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job.


Dads Only

This one-session class is designed for expectant fathers and is for dads only. A registered nurse and experienced dad co-teach this class that emphasizes the important role of the new dad. During the class, you will learn about feeding your new baby, holding, changing, bathing, crying, sleeping, signs of illness, development and safety, and get hands-on practice in a safe environment.


Car Seat Safety Check & Education

Vehicle passenger safety studies reveal that nearly 80 percent of children's car seats used nationwide are not properly installed. To address this problem, Beaumont Children has teamed up with Mike Savoie Chevrolet to offer free safety seat checks and installation instructions for area families.