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Piedmont Atlanta Maternity Classes

Childbirth Classes

Childbirth Preparation

This prenatal class covers preparation for labor and birth, including labor stages and phases; comfort measures and interventions such as medications, epidurals, induction, and C-section delivery. It also covers postpartum care. This class makes a good combination with the Breastfeeding and/or Baby Basics Class. One support person included in registration.

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Childbirth Series (All-in-One)

This prenatal class covers the same topics as the Childbirth Preparation, but adds an overview of breastfeeding and newborn care. It's a convenient choice for busy parents-to-be that wish to have one comprehensive class that covers all of the basics! This class is on two weeknights and lasts 2.5 hours each night. One support person included in registration.

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Childbirth Weekend (All-in-One)

This prenatal class covers all topics covered in Childbirth Preparation, but adds an overview of breastfeeding and newborn care. It's a convenient choice for busy parents-to-be that wish to have one comprehensive class that covers all of the basics! This class is on one weekend day and includes a lunch break. One support person included in registration.

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Childbirth: Natural Techniques Add-on

This is a 1.5-hour class that includes hands-on practice for those wanting more instruction on non-medical comfort techniques and philosophies in labor. Options include progressive relaxation, guided imagery, labor positions, delivery positions, massage and touch. This class is not intended to fully prepare you for an unmedicated labor, but to introduce you to many techniques to help you discover what works best for you. One support person included in registration.

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Childbirth - Cesarean Section

This class is designed for pregnant women who are scheduled for a C-section. Specific procedures and concerns related to scheduled cesarean birth and recovery are addressed. One support person included in registration.

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All participants of any childbirth class will receive a complimentary Understanding Birth book or WebApp, which gives access to online material, including videos.

 

Breastfeeding Classes

Breastfeeding Basics

This class covers breastfeeding basics including breastfeeding initiation, common challenges and treatments, breastmilk pumping and storage, and nutrition for breastfeeding moms. Hands-on positioning practice is included in this class. One support person included in registration.

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Baby Classes

Baby Basics

This class focuses on teaching you how to care for your newborn once you are home from the hospital and in the transitional period between newborn and infant. It will give you tools to not only care for your baby, but enjoy them. The class will discuss feeding, diapering, swaddling techniques, soothing, bathing, safety, the first week, and when to call the doctor. One support person included in registration.

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Infant CPR

This class focuses on the infant (<1 year of age) portion of the American Heart Association Family and Friends course. It teaches lifesaving skills including infant CPR and infant choking, and is ideal for new or expecting parents, babysitters/ nannies and all caretakers of infants in the first year of life. No test or CPR card is given in this course. Each participant must register separately for this class.

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Baby Basics + Infant CPR

This combination class will have you prepared for your new bundle of joy. It starts with our Baby Basics Class and concludes with our Infant CPR Class. One support person included in registration.

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Other Offerings

AHA Friends & Family CPR

This course is designed for non-healthcare providers/lay rescuers (expecting parents, family members, babysitters, or anyone who wants to learn CPR but doesn't need it for a job). This course teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest in the choking adult, child, and infant victim. It also provides demonstration and practice of an AED for an adult and child cardiac arrest victim. Course cards are in the back of the student book.

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Grandparent Class

Oh baby! How things have changed since our children were born. Come learn the latest information so you can be supportive of the parents and their decisions. Newborn care is not covered in this class, but it is covered in our Baby Basics Class. Consider taking Baby Basics for newborn care information.

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New Parent Support Group

We are currently offering a group to provide an extra layer of support during the first few months of parenthood. The group is peer-led and facilitated by registered nurses.

Participants can:

  • Share challenges, issues and joys in a judgment-free environment
  • Meet other parents with similar experiences
  • Foster potential relationships that will last beyond this group

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NICU Parent Support Group

The NICU support group will give parents an outlet to obtain all the resources that are needed to navigate the NICU journey. Topics such as mental health, self-care, community resources, caring for a NICU baby, and life after the NICU will be discussed.

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Contact Us

You can also call our registration team at 1-877-527-3712 to register by phone or be added to our waitlist.

For any other questions, contact our Community Education Coordinator at 404-605-2113 or pahperinataleducation@piedmont.org.

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