Pre-registration is required for our classes!
To register, call our prenatal registration line: 1-866-683-3627 (toll-free).
Breast milk is the best nutrition for babies and the benefits will last a lifetime for both the mother and child.
Breastfeeding is a learned art and you may need assistance to get started. This class is designed to help both mothers and fathers understand the benefits of breastfeeding, prenatal preparation and techniques of initiating breastfeeding.
In addition, we’ll discuss solving problems involved with breastfeeding, returning to work and weaning your child.
It is important that you register for the Breastfeeding Class by your 5th month of pregnancy.
These classes are limited to 10 couples, and fill fast. So please register early!
Cost: This class is FREE for those who deliver at CHRISTUS Hospital-St. Mary
The Family Birth Center at CHRISTUS Hospital-St. Mary in Port Arthur offers educational classes to help prepare expectant parents for their birth experience.
The all-day class is held on a Saturday each month for your convenience.
• signs and symptoms of labor
• what to expect during labor
• the delivery process
• relaxation and breathing techniques
• postpartum care
• infant care.
A tour of the Family Birth Center is included!
It is important that you register for our Prepared Child Birth Class by your 5th month of pregnancy. These classes are limited to 10 couples, and fill fast. So please register early!
COST: There is no cost to those delivering at CHRISTUS Hospital-St. Mary.