Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth Education Classes

Northfield Hospital & Clinics offers a variety of parenting classes.

2018 Childbirth Classes Flyer

Prepared Childbirth
Four Sessions, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm, $65
January 2-23 July 10-31
March 6-27 September 4-25
May 1-22 November 6-27
One Session, Saturday, 9 am-4 pm, $65
February 10 August 18
April 21 October 13
June 16 December 15
Baby Basics
One Session, Tuesday, 6:30-9 pm, $20
February 13 August 14
April 10 October 9
June 12 December 11
One Session, Saturday, 9-11:30 am, $20
January 20 July 21
March 17 September 15
May 19 November 17
Breastfeeding Basics
One Session, Thursday, 6:30-9 pm, $20
January 4 July 12
February 1 August 9
March 1 September 6
April 5 October 4
May 3 November 1
June 7 December 6

For more information or to register for Prepared Childbirth, Baby Basics or Breastfeeding Basics,   e-mail  babyclasses@northfieldhospital.org   or call  507-646-1534.

Birth Planning Session

The  Birth Center information and a Birth  Plan form can be found HERE or obtained from your OB provider. You are encouraged to bring this form to a scheduled  tour with the Birth Center staff during the last month  of your pregnancy. OB Staff will answer your questions, review your Birth Plan form and identify your labor/parenting education needs. Call 507-646-1205 to schedule.

Baby Talk

 Baby Talk is a free class for parents with newborns from birth to 12 weeks that provides support, information and resources related to the exciting job of parenting.  Parents can have their questions answered, their babies weighed,  learn about feeding, sleeping, attachment and when to call a medical provider. This program is co-sponsored by the  Northfield Public Schools Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) and Rice County Public Health Nursing Service. 

Baby Talk meets Mondays from 10:30 am to noon at  Northfield Community Resource Center  at 1651 Jefferson Parkway. Sessions are held every Monday except on public holidays and when school is closed during the regular school year. During the summer classes will continue, except for public holidays. Sibling care is available. Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call 507-664-3750 .

Clase Prenatal para Latinos

Educacion en espanol para el parto y lactancia materna. Llama a Rachel o Shariesse  (interpretes del hospital) al 507-646-1069.


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