Whether this is your first baby or you are welcoming another addition to your family, you will find our classes helpful. Our classes are taught by Allina Health Parent Educators who are committed to prepare you for the birth experience. Our classes are offered to meet your needs, with weekday classes held in the evening or weekend classes.
It helps to know you're not alone. We encourage you and your family to gain support not only from our experts, but also from others going through similar experiences.
Search Events & Classes to learn about support groups in your area or view all the 2017 pregnancy, birth and parenting classes at all our hospitals.
Check out these support groups:
All women who are pregnant or postpartum are welcome. The group offers a safe and welcoming space to talk about pregnancy; postpartum care; breastfeeding, stressors; change in identity/role and the importance of sleep and self-care.
Having a baby that is in the hospital is overwhelming, therefore moms in the NICU/ICC/SCN/CVCC are invited to this skills-based group.
Baby Café is family-friendly,
drop-in breastfeeding support group that offers tips to help you reach your
breastfeeding goals. You can visit with an international board-certified
lactation consultant and other mothers. Baby Café has four locations and is
free to participants.
Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, a mobile resource for expectant moms and dads offers quick and easy access to things you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care. Kris Scott from Allina Health Home Health - Mother and Newborn, says the newest app feature supports families who choose breastfeeding. See the interview on allinanews.com.