Childbirth Education

Preparing for Baby – Childbirth Education Classes at Methodist Richardson

Methodist Richardson's childbirth education classes will help you prepare for the birth of your baby and life at home after the birth. We offer a variety of classes tailored to meet your specific needs, whether you are pregnant with your first child or you are already a parent.

View a schedule or register online for childbirth education classes or contact our Childbirth Education Coordinator at Methodist Richardson at ChildbirthRichardson@mhd.com or 469-204-9429.

Childbirth Education Classes Offered at Methodist Richardson

Breastfeeding
A one-session class offered every other month. Breastfeeding class covers preparation for breastfeeding, breastfeeding techniques, avoiding and solving common problems, pumping and storing breast milk, and tips for working moms.

Prepared Childbirth
A one-session class offered monthly on a Saturday. This class helps prepare you and your partner for what to expect during your childbirth. We recommend registering the third month of pregnancy and taking the class during the seventh month of pregnancy.

Baby Care Basics
A one-session class offered monthly on a Saturday. This class helps prepare you and your partner for caring for your baby both in the hospital and at home. Topics include feeding, diapering, bathing, dressing and swaddling your baby.

Infant CPR
A one-session class offered every other month. This class teaches parents what to do if an infant stops breathing or the infant's heart stops beating. This class also focuses on preventing accidents from occurring by instructing parents on how to create a safe environment in and around the home.

Maternity Tour
A tour of the Methodist Richardson maternity unit is included when couples take the Prepared Childbirth class. Couples not attending a Childbirth Class can attend a free tour every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Tours will meet in the hospital's main lobby. No registration is required for attending this free hospital tour.

View a schedule and register online for childbirth education classes.