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Women's Health

Southern Dallas county maternity services

Pregnancy and childbirth are among the most exciting events in a woman’s life. Our highly-trained and caring staff is looking forward to providing personalized maternity care for you and your baby. At Methodist Charlton Medical Center we offer childbirth education classes, pregnancy support, assistance from lactation consultants and individualized care every step of the way.

We can help you find a doctor.Call
(214) 947-0000 or complete this form to request an appointment.

Learn more about Women and Children's services available for expectant families at Methodist Charlton Medical Center, including:

  • Childbirth education classes
    • Sibling Class - We offer a fun, informative and child-friendly tour to our big brothers and big sisters to be and who are between the ages of 3-to-9 years old to help them feel more comfortable in the hospital setting where they will spend the first few days with their new baby sibling. We also discuss ways to welcome the new baby and how to be the very best big brother or big sister. Class available upon request, to get more information, please call 214-947-7261.
    • Infant Safety & CPR Class - Our class uses the American Heart Association's “Family and Friends” course and includes infant CPR, relief of infant choking, home preparation, car seat safety and injury prevention. Each participant will have their own baby manikin to use as we practice basic CPR and relief of choking skills throughout the class with a certified American Heart Association instructor facilitating the course. Cost: $10/couple
    • Operation D(ad) Day Class – Our dads play such an important role during pregnancy, birth and beyond. A veteran dad will orient our fathers-to-be on the realities of fatherhood, adjusting to life as a dad, ways to bond with your baby and how to create a positive environment for your new baby. Hope you will join us for this DADS ONLY class. Cost: FREE to our Methodist Charlton dads!
    • Childbirth Preparation Series - Our childbirth preparation class series provides 4 weeknight classes and includes detailed information about the process of labor and delivery, the important role of the support person(s), pain management options, medication options, Cesarean birth and recovery, labor rehearsal and breathing and relaxation techniques. Cost: $25/couple
    • Baby Care Class - In this class we cover how to care for your newborn the first few weeks. Each couple will have a baby manikin and will practice how to bathe, diaper, swaddle and comfort your baby. We also discuss newborn appearance, calming techniques, and common newborn behaviors. Cost: $10/couple
    • Breastfeeding Class – This class is designed to help you and your partner get breastfeeding off to a great start and to reach your breastfeeding goals. Please join us as we discuss recognizing feeding cues, breast anatomy and physiology, milk production, effective latch techniques, prevention and solution of common challenges, pumping and storage and returning to work. Cost: FREE to our Methodist Charlton moms.