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At Lovelace Women’s Hospital, we believe in providing our patients and community with the best possible start to parenthood. We have classes to help you have a remarkable birth and parenthood experience.


Below is a list of classes we offer at Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital. For more information, including dates and times of classes, click here or call 505.898.3030.
* Class times and dates are subject to change.


These classes may be available at no cost or at a discounted rate through your health plan.


Getting Ready for Baby Classes


Childbirth Preparation Class/Take Two


These classes provide expectant parents positive ways to deal with the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, what to expect at the hospital, labor options, relaxation techniques and a tour of our labor and delivery and post partum units. The cost is $80 per couple. Molina and United Centennial Care Members - no cost to attend.


Baby Care Basics


This class will help new parents learn care-giving skills including bathing, feeding, normal newborn appearance and behavior, soothing a fussy baby, safety tips, as well as methods to deal with postpartum depression, parenting styles and what to do if your newborn is sick. Cost is $30 per couple. United Centennial Care Members - no cost to attend.


Breast-feeding Basics


This class will prepare you for best possible breast-feeding start. Our certified lactation consultants will lead an informative discussion on how to get started, how to prevent problems, going back to work while breast-feeding an infant, pumping basics and when and how to wean. Cost is $25 per couple. Molina and United Centennial Care Members - no cost to attend.


New Parents Support Group


This informative program offers new parent’s and those that have delivered within the last 12 months the opportunity to learn new skills, socialize with new parents and discuss various issues with having a new baby including stress management, growth and development and postpartum depression. No cost to attend.


 


To register for classes, please call 505.898.3030, or click here to sign up online. Class times and dates are subject to change.