Because we at Piedmont OB-GYN are partnered with the Greenville Health System, we are able to provide an extensive list of prenatal classes sponsored by Greenville Health System Women’s Hospital. Please register by your fifth month for greatest selection of class dates and times. Classes should be completed four to six weeks before your due date. Pre-registration is required. For information or to register, visit http://www.ghs.org or call 1-877-GHS-INFO (447-4636).
Prepared Childbirth Classes
Call for dates and times- $70 per family
Taught by obstetric nurses, this class helps expectant parents understand the entire birth process, including coping with third trimester discomforts, how to know when you are in labor, stages of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, other options for pain relief and how to care for yourself postpartum. The class is offered in a four week series or an all-day retreat.
Getting Ready for Baby
Third Tuesday monthly 7-9pm- $20 per family
Learn what to do when your new baby comes home from the hospital. This class covers what to expect during the first few days of baby’s life, how to prepare your home and your routine for a new baby and the basics of baby care (bathing, feeding, and changing).
Prepared Childbirth Refresher
Call for information- $35 per family
This DVD series is for expectant parents who have taken Prepared Childbirth within the past two years. It can be completed in your own home on your own schedule.
This four class series starts the first Tuesday of Janurary, March, May, July, September and November. 6:30-8:30 pm- $70 per family
The Prepared Childbirth Series is designed for couples expecting twins or more.
First Tuesday, Second Monday monthly 7- 9 pm.- $20 per family
Taught by a certified lactation consultant, this class prepares couples for the breastfeeding experience and offers practical solutions for common breastfeeding problems.
First Thursday monthly 1-3 p.m. St. Michael Lutheran Church (2617 Augusta Street)- Free
Share experiences with other moms and learn about breastfeeding in the real world.
Back to Work for the Nursing Mom
First Thursday monthly 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. St. Michael Lutheran Church (2617 Augusta Street) Free
Returning to work while continuing to breastfeed your baby is possible! This class offers practical suggestions to help planning your transition back to work.
C- Section Class
Second and Fourth Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.- Free
This class is specifically designed for women who are scheduled for a C-section. The class covers information on pre-operative instructions, what takes places during a C-section and recovery.
Just for Dads
Second Tuesday bimonthly 7-8:30 p.m.- $20 per dad
This class helps Dad understand what is happening to Mom during pregnancy and how he can support her during labor and delivery.
First and third Thursdays monthly 6:30-8 p.m.- $20 per family
This class prepares children ages 3-8 for the birth of your baby.
Call for dates and times- Free
Join us for a walking tour of Labor and Delivery, the Mother/Baby Unit and Newborn Nursery. Learn what to bring to the hospital and what to expect during your hospital stay.
Call for dates and times- $30 per person
Taught by a certified CPR instructor, this class uses American Heart Association Guidelines to teach you how to reduce hazards in your child’s environment and trains you to perform CPR on an infant. Women in their third trimester should not take this class.
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