Childbirth and Parenting Classes at Wellington Regional Medical Center
Wellington Regional Medical Center offers a wide range of childbirth and parenting classes to help you prepare for your new role as a parent.
Classes and Tours
The staff at Wellington Regional Medical Center congratulates you as you prepare for your new baby. To assist you and your family in this exciting time in your lives, we invite you to participate in our classes and tours. You will learn the many ways to ensure that you are ready for your little bundle of joy, while having an enjoyable time.
Register for a Tour or Class
Registration is required for all tours and classes. Classes are FREE of charge to parents who preregister to have their baby at Wellington Regional Medical Center. For more information or to reserve your place for any classes below, please call 561-798-9880.
Birthing Center Tours
Tours are offered via ZOOM once a week on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm. To register, please contact contact Denise Calise by emailing Denise.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-543-0843.
Lamaze Childbirth Education
These classes are designed to prepare parents for the birth of their baby, by covering such topics as labor and delivery, labor support techniques, breathing and relaxation, pain management, postpartum care and C-Section information. All instructors are ASPO Lamaze Certiﬁed Childbirth Educators. For more information contact Jana Terry by emailing email@example.com or call 561-798-0922.
This class prepares parents-to-be with breastfeeding education and basics. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and provides the support you need to make breastfeeding a joyous and rewarding experience. The class features information regarding positioning the baby, establishing your milk supply and pumping, nutrition and going back to work and breastfeeding. For more information contact Jana Terry by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-798-0922.
Baby Care Class
This class is designed to give expectant parents the skills and conﬁdence needed to care for their new arrival. Topics include umbilical cord and circumcision care, bathing, feeding, burping and more. For more information contact Jana Terry by emailing email@example.com or call 561-798-0922.
New Dad Boot Camp
Boot Camp For New Dads is a men-only workshop for guys expecting their first baby. During the three-hour workshop, the “Coach” shares useful and practical pre-birth, day-of-birth and post-birth tips.
When available, “Veteran” dads (w/ their babies), join the “Rookie" dads-to-be to share their first-year experiences of what fatherhood is really like. The Vets also answer questions, address concerns, change diapers, showcase their baby bags and share how they and their families are tackling common issues faced by new parents.
GUYS LEARN MORE ABOUT:
- Forming a new family
- Developing a parenting team that works
- Supporting new Mom and caring for new Baby
- Pre-birth and post-birth preparation
- Useful and practical Birth-Day Tips
- Veteran Dads and their ‘bags of tricks’
- Trouble-shooting crying babies, Postpartum depression and shaken-baby syndrome
- Becoming the dad you want to be, bonding with baby and building your relationship before baby arrives
The live interactive workshop is $30 for each dad-to-be, which includes in-class handouts and our new interactive online e-Guide called “Welcome to Fatherhood.” The $30 fee is taken up at the door (cash or check).
Lactation Support Group
This support group for breastfeeding mothers is every Monday from 10 am to 11 am. For more information contact WRMC Lactation Center at (561) 798-8664 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
La Leche League Support Group of Wellington
This support group is hosted by a local La Leche League leader on the fourth Tuesday and Thursday of each month. For more information contact La Leche League Leader Delainey Casey at email@example.com or call (561) 385-9766.
TEACUP Preemie Program
The TEACUP Preemie Program provides support groups for families in the NICU at Wellington Regional Medical Center. For more information contact Chelsea Johnson at (561) 687-8115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.