Registration is required for all classes and tours. Please call (813) 653-1065 to register.
This class is designed for pregnant women planning to deliver at BRH. In addition to the tour, you will learn everything you need to know to plan for your hospital stay and delivery. Women may bring 1 adult guest - no children please.
Preparing For Breastfeeding
For women planning to breastfeed, this class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, potential challenges, using a pump and preparing to go back to work. A partner/coach is encouraged to attend.
Childbirth Prenatal Preparation
This 5-week course covers the sign and stages of labor, breathing and relaxation skills for labor and birth, the importance of the labor coach, and medical interventions including C-sections. Please bring a blanket and pillow and one adult coach is encouraged to attend.
Both parents are encouraged to attend to learn more about attachment and bonding with their baby through every day routines. Newborn reflexes and senses, understanding crying as a primary motivator, and newborn routines such as bathing, dressing, feeding and sleep are discussed.
Express Childbirth Prenatal Class
This compact one day program covers the signs and stages of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, the importance of the labor coach and medical interventions, including C-sections. Please bring your labor "coach" if possible, and pillows and a blanket.
The program includes: Medical Nutrition Therapy; Monitoring -Use of Meter; Insulin Therapy: Exercise Guidelines; Overall Health.