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A prenatal pregnancy childbirth class is a wonderful way to learn more about your pregnancy and childbirth as well as postpartum care. It mostly helps you prepare for labor and birth and having a baby. There is a wide range of different childbirth classess from CPR to labor & delivery and postpartum classes. Classes range from a weekend courses, to 1-2 hour individual classes, from one-day intensive workshop to weekly sessions lasting a month or more. The main goal of these educational classes is to provide you with information to prepare for pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. Most hospitals offer childbirth and other classes, or you can take one through an independent instructor or organization. 

Here at Babymed we offer you a wide range of information that extend what you can get through childbirth classes.

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Birthing/Breastfeeding Classes

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  • Prepared Childbirth Education
  • Individual Consultations
  • Tours
  • Breastfeeding Classes
  • Birthing Companions/Doula Support
  • Infant Safety Services
  • FAQ

Prepared Childbirth Education

All of our tours and classes, with the exception of online offerings, are located at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Birthing Center at 1800 Orleans Street, Baltimore MD 21287. All classes and tours are intended for mom-to-be and one support person unless otherwise stated. Children are not permitted to attend classes or tours (with the exception of your nursing baby at Mom’s Breastfeeding Support Group). If you have any questions please check our FAQ. If you have questions after reading our FAQ, please send an email to [email protected] . See below for descriptions of our classes:

Online Childbirth Education

eClass ($50) – An online childbirth class ideal for those expectant parents who can’t attend an on-site childbirth class due to work schedules, time constraints, or medical conditions. The eight-chapter program is an interactive, web-based class that uses videos, personal birth stories, animations, activities, and games to teach all of the essential information parents need to know to prepare for their birth. Your eClass registration includes online access for 6 months. Our online childbirth class will help you:

  •  Understand pregnancy: What’s happening to your body, discomforts, warning signs, nutrition, exercise and more
  • Learn about labor: Preparing for birth, pre-labor signs, onset of labor, 3D animation of labor process and more
  • See how the stages of labor unfold: Watch amazing real-life birth stories
  • Discover helpful comfort techniques: Breathing, relaxation, massage, visualization, focal points, hydrotherapy, labor and pushing positions, advice for partners and more
  • Learn about the Hopkins unit: Information about our rooms, services, parking and visitor policies

Visit our class demo  for an exciting preview of our online childbirth class.

Class Fee: $50. Your eClass registration includes online access for 6 months. Registration and payment are now online if you would like to pay by credit card or check. Please click on the link below for more information.

https://www.magnetmail.net/events?a2653b29c6464e9b91d93b6b7d15d944a

 

Onsite Group Classes: Fast Track Class

  • Fast Track Class ($140 per couple) – A 2-hour class in a small group setting at our Birthing Center, offering breathing and relaxation techniques, education regarding labor stages, comfort options, physical and psychological changes after delivery, and a group tour of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Birthing Center. It is not necessary to register for a unit tour as it is already included with your session.

When: One-time session offered during the evening or on the weekend
Where: Johns Hopkins Hospital Birthing Center
1800 Orleans Street, Zayed 8
Cost: $140 per couple
Contact information: 410-955-5502

Registration and payment are now online if you would like to pay by credit card or check. Please click on the link below for more information regarding dates and times.

https://www.magnetmail.net/events?a2653b29c6464e9b91d93b6b7d15d944a

*To pay cash for the Fast Track Class or submit questions, please contact 410-955-5502 or email [email protected] . A labor and delivery nurse will respond to your email.


Individual Consultations

  • Individual Consultations ($200 per couple) – This program offers all of the education covered in our Fast Track class and a personal tour of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Birthing Center, but in a private one-on-one setting with one of our Childbirth Educators. It is not necessary to register for a unit tour as it is already included with your session.

Registration and payment are now online if you would like to pay by credit card or check. Please click on the link below for more information regarding dates and times.

  • https://www.magnetmail.net/events?a2653b29c6464e9b91d93b6b7d15d944a

*To pay cash for the Individual Consultation, or submit questions, please contact 410-955-5502 or email [email protected] . A labor and delivery nurse will respond to your email.


Tours

  • We offer two options for touring The Johns Hopkins Hospital Birthing Center.

    • Virtual Tour (Free!) – A free, virtual tour of our Birthing Center is accessible via YouTube. Watch our video tour at your convenience at this link .

    • In Person (Free!) – A free, in person tour of our Birthing Center in a small group setting. 

      • Tours are restricted to pregnant women in their 3rd trimester of pregnancy and pre-registration is required (see below for registration instructions).

      • We offer these tours a few times throughout the month and spots tend to fill quickly. Please see the registration page for a full list of available dates.

      • Tours are held at 1800 Orleans Street, Zayed 8.

How to register: Registration is now online. Please click on this link to view available dates and times and/or to register for a tour: https://www.magnetmail.net/events?a2653b29c6464e9b91d93b6b7d15d944a

If you registered for a tour but would like to know if any spots become available for sooner dates that are sold out, please email  [email protected]  to be placed on the cancellation list.

*To submit questions, please contact 410-955-5502 or email [email protected] . A labor and delivery nurse will respond to your email.


Breastfeeding Classes and Support Groups

Breastfeeding Education

Offered on the first Saturday of the month from 9:00am-10:30am and the third Sunday of the month from 2:00pm-3:30pm. These classes are intended for Mom and one support person. Topics include deciding to breastfeed, getting ready to breastfeed and preparing the entire family for the breastfeeding experience.

Where: Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans Street, Zayed 8
Cost: $50.00 per couple

Registration and payment are now online if you would like to pay by credit card or check. Please click on the link below for more information regarding dates and times.

https://www.magnetmail.net/events?a2653b29c6464e9b91d93b6b7d15d944a

*To pay cash for the Breastfeeding Class or submit questions, please contact 410-955-5502 or email [email protected] . A labor and delivery nurse will respond to your email.

The Mom’s Support Group 

  • This service is free and offers support to breastfeeding MOMS and NURSING BABIES! All are welcome, registration is not required.
    • Every Tuesday morning on Zayed 8 West from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Please sign in at the Security Desk at the Zayed 8 Lobby and have a seat. Security will notify the Lactation staff when you have arrived.
    • Every Friday morning at the Schaffer Auditorium in the Bloomberg Children’s Center, Main Level, from 9:00am to 11:00am. Please have a seat and the Lactation staff will be with you shortly if not already present.    

To view available class dates and/or register, please access this link:

https://www.magnetmail.net/events?a2653b29c6464e9b91d93b6b7d15d944a

 


Birthing Companions/Doula Support

  • If you are interested in having a birth companion or doula for support before birth, during labor and birth, and after birth please contact The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Birth Companions Program at 410-614-6458 or visit this link: http://nursing.jhu.edu/excellence/community/birth-companions.html. This service is offered free of charge.

 


Infant Safety Services

  • The Johns Hopkins Children’s Safety Center, located at the Family Resource Library on the 3rd floor of the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center, offers safety education and home safety products for purchase at below-retail costs. The Safety Center also offers car seat installation/check services. For more information please call 410-614-5587.

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