To prepare for your new baby's arrival, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center offers educational programs with classes devoted to childbirth education, parenting and baby safety.
For more information or to register for classes, call 410-550-BABY during our normal business hours of Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm. Otherwise, please leave a message and a member of our team will be in contact with you.
Thinking about breastfeeding your newborn baby? Learn the benefits of breastfeeding, behaviors of a normal newborn, how to pump and store breastmilk and how medications and contraceptives affect breastfeeding. The class is offered one Sunday per month from 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $30.
Weekend Childbirth Education
In just two days, expectant parents will complete the entire childbirth education series–an ideal alternative for busy parents-to-be. Whether you're having your first child or you need a refresher course, this series may be what you're looking for. Classes are offered one weekend a month—Saturday and Sunday—from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost for the weekend is $65*.
Weekday Childbirth Education
A four-week childbirth education program also is available for expecting parents. These classes are held for four consecutive Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $65*.
*Some insurance companies may assist with childbirth education costs.