Parenting Classes

Becoming a new parent brings a special kind of joy and its own set of challenges. This class can help you feel more confident when you take your new baby home. Expectant parents will learn:

  • when to call the doctor
  • infant CPR guided by the American Heart Association instructional video
  • how to feed, diaper and bath your baby
  • growth and development stages
  • how to create a safe sleep environment to help prevent Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS)
  • child safety including home safety and car seat safety

This is a four-week course (one class per week). Weekend courses are also available.

Cost: $50 per couple
Location: Huntsville - Dowdle Center; Madison - Madison Hospital Wellness Center Classroom

We recommend this class for first-time parents.

Call (256) 265-7296 for more information or view the calendar below for upcoming classes.


Cancelations

To protect patients, staff and our community, all expectant family classes and maternity tours are canceled until further notice.

Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
245 Governor's Drive • Huntsville, AL 35801
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(256) 265-1000

Madison Hospital
8375 Highway 72 • Madison, AL 35758
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(256) 265-2012

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