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Before Baby is Born Classes

These classes provide guidance for pregnancy and early parenting.

Keeping Baby Safe Class

This class teaches basic life support, infant CPR, first aid for choking, poison prevention, baby-proofing your home, and car seat safety.

Time: 6-9 pm

Location: 361 Whitney Avenue, 1st floor, Glass Conference Room, Holyoke

Cost: $40 per couple

What other classes are offered? Online Childbirth Preparation, One Day Childbirth Education Express, Two Day Childbirth Education Express, Advanced Labor and Relaxation Techniques, Infant care, prenatal breastfeeding, and postpartum newborn behavior and feeding classes are also available, but taken separately.

What if I sign up for multiple classes? You will need to sign up for each class individually but you can take advantage of a 10% discount by using the promo code Save10 on each registration.

Is there a multi-class discount? Yes, to receive 10% off of your registration fee(s), please use promo code Save10 when you are completing your order.

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Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Receive the most current information on breastfeeding, including helpful tips and techniques.

Time: All at 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted

Location: Lundy Board Room, Wesson Building, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield

Cost: $25 per couple

What other classes are offered? Online Childbirth Preparation, One Day Childbirth Education Express, Two Day Childbirth Education Express, Advanced Labor and Relaxation Techniques, Keeping Baby Safe, and Infant care are also available, but taken separately.

What if I sign up for multiple classes? You will need to sign up for each class individually but you can take advantage of a 10% discount by using the promo code Save10 on each registration.

Is there a multi-class discount? Yes, to receive 10% off of your registration fee(s), please use promo code Save10 when you are completing your order.

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For Health New England Members only:

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For MassHealth Members only:

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Infant Care Class

This prenatal class teaches you how to care for and understand your new baby. Topics include: creating and maintaining a loving bond, diapering and bathing, taking baby's temperature, comforting techniques, infant feeding cues, sleep patterns, normal infant appearance and behavior, and when to call the physician.

This class includes a 6 month FREE "Understanding Your Newborn " Web App Access Card, with essential videos and information.

Cost: $35 per couple

What other classes are offered? Online Childbirth Preparation, One Day Childbirth Education Express, Two Day Childbirth Education Express, Advanced Labor and Relaxation Techniques, Keeping Baby Safe, prenatal breastfeeding, and postpartum newborn behavior and feeding classes are also available, but taken separately.

What if I sign up for multiple classes? You will need to sign up for each class individually but you can take advantage of a 10% discount by using the promo code Save10 on each registration.

Is there a multi-class discount? Yes, to receive 10% off of your registration fee(s), please use promo code Save10 when you are completing your order.

Register

For Health New England Members only:

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For MassHealth Members only:

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Prenatal Yoga

This class will use postures, breathing techniques and meditation to help ease pregnancy aches. It will prepare your body for delivery and improve your chances for a smoother recovery.

The class creates strength, focus, flexibility and awareness through a gentle practice designed especially for the pregnant woman's needs.

Various props will be used to help ease into positions more comfortably. This class will also focus on empowering the mother to be; helping to create a strong foundation of confidence for her day of labor.

Time: 6pm - 7:30pm

Cost: $12 per class/ $60 for 6 class pack- Please register in advance

Location: BMC Chestnut 2 Conference Room, 759 Chestnut St. Springfield, MA

What should I bring to class?

Please bring a pillow and blanket for extra support.

What is the refund policy?

Cancellations up to 7 days before the class receive a full refund, minus a processing fee. Refunds are not available after that time.

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