Birthing and Safety Classes

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Thomas Fitness Center - Moms-In-Training

212 Hospital Drive, (Suite A), Fairhope  map




Moms-In-Training is a medically based and health fitness program for expecting and new mothers. This complimentary program provides a fitness membership during pregnancy and for three months after delivery to women who plan to deliver at Mobile Infirmary, Thomas Hospital or North Baldwin Infirmary. A physician’s release is required.

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Phone: (251) 279-1684

Web: www.infirmaryhealth.org/services/infirmary-fitness-centers

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Thomas Hospital

750 Morphy Avenue, Fairhope  map




Lactation Consultant: (251) 279-2004; Education Coordinator (251) 279-1373; sandee.nabors@infirmaryhealth.org. Becoming a mother is one of life’s greatest gifts. We promote a family-centered birthing experience through classes, counseling, lactation education, online resources, and guidance when preparing for motherhood. We offer counseling and a prenatal breastfeeding education class. We also support Baby Café which is an informal lactation support group that meets once a week at Fairhope Dental Associates. Please contact the Lactation Consultant or Education Coordinator for detailed information. Classes fill quickly so please call for exact times and registration.

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Phone: (251) 928-2375

Web: www.infirmaryhealth.org

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USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital

1700 Center Street, Mobile  map




Preparing for Childbirth: This is an all day Saturday class, which overviews multiple topics, including changes in pregnancy, overview of labor, comfort techniques, medical interventions, vaginal and cesarean births, and postpartum recovery. Class includes a tour of the maternity areas. Expecting mothers should plan to attend around 28 weeks pregnant. Fees are $30/couple and include a box lunch. Class is from 9am-2pm on March 18, May 13, July 8, September 9, and November 18, 2017. Please call to make a reservation. Class size is limited. Childbirth In a Nutshell: This class is a one-night overview of labor and a tour of the maternity areas. Topics include: changes in pregnancy, overview of vaginal and cesarean birth, and medical interventions. Class is held from 6pm – 8pm on Wednesday Evenings every other month. Wednesday Dates are: February 8, April 5, June 7, August 9, October 18 and December 6, 2017. Class fee is $15 per couple and includes a light snack. Class size is limited. Please call to make a reservation. Breastfeeding This one-night class is for expectant and newly delivered mothers and their support persons who want to learn about breastfeeding. Topics include: advantages, myths and facts, getting started, correct positioning, latching on, engorgement, returning to work, and problem solving. Class meets 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Fee is Free for USA Deliveries and $15 per couple for non-USA Deliveries. Class dates are: March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2, and December 7, 2017.

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Phone: (251) 415-1685

Web: www.usahealthsystem.com


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