Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital
at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232


(615) 936-1000

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Childbirth Education Classes
 

 

Register online for childbirth education classes


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You will receive an email confirmation within three business days after completing the online registration. A reminder will be sent a few days prior to class with directions to your classroom. For class dates and times please visit our registration page.

Class dates and times are subject to change.

Our classes are held at:

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232-9200

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Parking


Beginning Breastfeeding
 The fee for this class is $40.00. You must be pre-registered and confirmed to attend class. Please arrive 15 minutes early in order to sign in and pay the fee of $40.00. Due to the limited amount of classroom space, no walk-ins are accepted.

This class prepares expectant women and their support person for breastfeeding. The course includes information on how to successfully breastfeed your baby, breastfeeding options for returning to work, pumping, and management of common breastfeeding problems.

Please visit our registration page for available class dates.

NEW BEGINNINGS CHILDBIRTH CLASS

The fee for this class is $75.00.  You must be pre-registered and confirmed to attend class. Please arrive 15 minutes early to the class in order to sign in and pay the fee.   No walk-ins are accepted.

This class is held on Saturday's from 9:00 am. to 4:30 pm. and offers expectant women and their support person in-depth information about pregnancy, labor and delivery and postpartum. Pain management techniques for birth are taught which include breathing, relaxation, epidural anesthesia, pain medication, and other coping techniques.

Please visit our registration page for class dates.


Newborn Care
The class is limited to the first eight couples that are pre-registered. The fee for this class is $40.00. You must be pre-registered and confirmed in order to attend class. Please arrive 15 minutes early in order to sign in and pay the fee. Due to the limited amount of classroom space, no walk-ins are accepted.

For expectant parents and adoptive parents, this class includes practical information on how to care for your newborn during the first month of life. Topics include: family adjustment, bathing, diapering, signs of illness, safety, newborn characteristics and behavior.

The class meets from 6 to 8 p.m.
Please visit our registration page for class dates.

Class times are subject to change.


Car Seat Safety Class

Class will be limited to the first 5 couples that are pre-registered. There is no charge for this class but you must be pre-registered and confirmed to attend class. Please arrive 10 minutes early in order to sign in. Due to the limited amount of classroom space, no walk-ins are accepted.

This class will focus on the importance of the proper use and installation of child passenger safety restraints, centering primarily on the transportation of newborns and infants. Participants will receive education on various child passenger safety topics, including the TN child passenger safety law, and also be given the opportunity to have their car seat checked at their vehicle by a certified child passenger safety technician.

The class meets on the following evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

Please visit the registration page for class dates.

If you are unable to attend this class we also offer free car seat inspections by appointment only.  You may call 615-936-1869 for an appointment.


Infant CPR

Classes are available through the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. Please check their websites for more information on classes and training.


Last Edited: July 10, 2014