Online Tours, Orientations, Prenatal, Maternity & Newborn Classes

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Maternity Classes Are Now Virtual

Through every step of your pregnancy, we are dedicated to providing support, education and high-quality maternity services to help you have a happy and healthy pregnancy, delivery and hospital experience.

  • In order to keep you safe, our prenatal, childbirth and newborn baby classes are now taught online by Memorial Family Birthplace educators.
  • Support groups remain complimentary, but please register to attend.
  • Attend via the link provided in your registration.
  • There will be a Q&A session at the conclusion each webinar.

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

Memorial Family Birthplace Pregnancy App

We encourage you to register for our free Memorial Family Birthplace Pregnancy App, powered by YoMingo. This app is an online pregnancy resource center designed to educate expectant moms about prenatal care, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, and postpartum care for you and your newborn.

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Online Hospital Tours and Orientations

Memorial Regional Hospital

These virtual orientations to Memorial Family Birthplace at Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West provide information regarding what to bring, what the rooms look like, security, visiting and hospital services. Plan to attend early in the pregnancy.

You can also view our virtual amenities tour videos at each location:

Family Birthplace Tour en Español

Asistir a una Orientación virtual del “Family Birthplace” le permitirá tener una idea clara de que debe esperar del hospital. Se le enseñará dónde aparcar, cómo entrar al hospital y cómo funciona la admisión. Es bueno asistir lo más pronto posible para que no se pierda ninguna información útil y oportuna.

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Online Prenatal, Maternity & Newborn Classes


Baby Care

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This interactive webinar will help you learn how to take care of your baby, and provide current information for expectant parents. 

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

Cuidado de su Recién Nacido (Memorial Hospital West) — Baby Care In Spanish

Esta clase cubre información actualizada sobre cuidados básicos para el bebé, la seguridad en la cuna, prevención de SIDS (Síndrome de Muerte Súbita en la Cuna), síntomas de enfermedad e indicadores de que está estableciendo lazos de unión con su bebé. Se enseñan las características de un “bebé normal”, cómo se comportan y cuándo llamar al Pediatra.
Otras clases en español: Lactancia Materna

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Baby Calming

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This webinar teaches parents simple, step-by-step, fun techniques to quickly soothe their babies' cries using the 5 S's method. Give your child the lifelong benefits of reduced stress and feelings of being loved and secure. Techniques for calming can be practiced on a doll. This class is designed to be taken before the birth but can be taken after as well.

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Breastfeeding

mom breastfeeding newborn in chair

This webinar will provide current information and tips to help to make the early days of breastfeeding a positive experience for new mothers and their infants. All family members are welcome and encouraged to join the webinar. This breastfeeding class should be taken before the baby arrives but may be attended after the birth as well.

To schedule a lactation telehealth visit, call 954-844-9908.

Clase de Lactancia Materna — Breastfeeding Class in Spanish

Esta clase brinda la información más actualizada y consejos para que los primeros días de lactancia sean una experiencia positiva para las nuevas madres y sus bebés. Se aconseja que la pareja y las abuelas asistan a la clase antes de que nazca el bebé.
Otras clases en español: Cuidado de recien nacido

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Caring for Mom

This interactive webinar is a guide for mom’s care after childbirth. Topics will include: Physical and emotional changes after birth, self-care, tips for the new father or partner, and important mom's warning signs.

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Cesarean Birth

labor and delivery operation

This interactive webinar provides information for parents-to-be about cesarean childbirth. Includes information on when a cesarean birth is indicated, anesthesia used, and what to expect before, during, and after the procedure. Information on post-surgery care, recovery, and vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC) are included. This webinar is appropriate for anyone who is having a repeat cesarean birth or for a first-time mother.

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

Grandparents Webinar

This class will discuss the special contribution grandparents make in the lives of their grandchildren. It includes how things have changed since their own children were born and provides information on childbirth, baby care, breastfeeding, and baby safety.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Planning Your Birth

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This webinar will help you learn about a healthy pregnancy and process for planning your birth. 

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HypnoBirthing®

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You can experience birthing in an atmosphere of calm relaxation, free of the fear that prevents the muscles of your body from functioning as nature intended them to. In this calm state, your body’s natural relaxant, endorphins, replaces the stress hormones that constrict and cause pain. The class can be taken as soon as the end of the first trimester.

The practitioner is affiliated with the HypnoBirthing Institute and is currently certified and authorized to teach the complete HypnoBirthing Program.

You will need to purchase the following book with download card on your own prior to the first class: HypnoBirthing®; The Mongan Method (4th Edition) with Rainbow Relaxation Download Card.

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Infant Safety and CPR

infant CPR

This interactive webinar will help you learn how to help create a safe environment for your baby. An Infant CPR and Choking demonstration is included in this webinar. This class follows the American Heart Association’s Infant CPR guidelines. Have a doll or teddy bear ready to practice with. Not suitable for those that require a certification

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

Question about car seat safety? Call our hotline at 954-276-1236.

Seguridad Infantil y Reanimación Cardiopulmonar de Bebé

Esta clase virtual es para todos: padres, parientes y amigos que vayan a cuidar del bebé. Sigue las normas de la Asociación Americana del Corazón de “CPR para Familiares y Amigos.” No es adecuada para quienes buscan un certificado de CPR.

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Infant Sleep Safety

 mom kissing and raising up baby

This webinar will cover the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for safe infant sleep. You will learn what a safe infant sleep environment looks like and what you can do to help reduce the risk of infant sleep related deaths.

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Labor and Birth

This webinar will help you and your partner learn current information about the natural labor and birth process. Includes stages of labor, pregnancy warning signs, signs that labor is near and when to come to the hospital.

pregnant couple doing virtual yoga

Included free in this registration: Prenatal Yoga and Labor Rehearsal Webinar. An interactive session to practice what you have learned with your partner! Don't forget to check your confirmation page for the Link to register for the complimentary Prenatal Yoga and Labor Rehearsal webinar. 

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

Preparación Para el Parto

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A partir de la semana 20 de embarazo ya estás lista para comenzar con su clase de Preparación de parto. Esta clase incluye información acerca de la última etapa de embarazo, el momento del parto y como recuperarse pronto. La clase incluye opciones naturales con técnicas de relajación y control del dolor de manera natural con ejercicios. La clase también incluye las opciones médicas para que esté totalmente informada.

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Labor Comfort Techniques and Epidural

This webinar provides information on the pain of labor, comfort measures to help you manage the pain of labor, and labor and birth interventions.

Included free in this registration: Prenatal Yoga and Labor Rehearsal. An interactive session to practice what you have learned with your partner. Don't forget to check your confirmation page for the link to register for the complimentary Prenatal Yoga and Labor Rehearsal webinar. 

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

Lamaze Natural Birth Class - Live Webinar

pregnant woman and dad in hypnobirth class

This 6-week online series is designed for moms interested in using alternative methods of pain control for labor and birth. We will discuss the anatomy and physiology of childbirth, the emotional and physical aspects of giving birth, and numerous comfort measures for labor, birthing and recovery.

Every class will be interactive, including breathing and relaxation techniques, with position changes to enhance labor. We will discuss the role of the support person and how to engage them in identifying the tools to support the laboring woman.

The instructor is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator.

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Life with Baby, Parenting from Birth to 12 Months

baby extending arm in front of sunlit window

You want the best for your baby, but how do you know if you're doing everything you can? Drawing on the latest research in parenting, brain science, and child development, you will learn how your baby's brain is developing, how to understand and respond to your baby's feelings, and how to connect in ways that will last a lifetime.

Based on Parenting Counts Program, Talaris Institute.

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Medical Interventions for Labor & Birth

labor and delivery operation

This webinar provides information about epidurals, inductions, medications, and episiotomies to help you make informed childbirth choices. There is a Q&A session at the conclusion of the webinar.

Please note: It is recommended to take the Labor and Birth webinar to help you and your partner learn current information about the labor and birth process.

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Transition to Parenthood

parents watching baby

So far, there has been a lot of focus in preparing for the arrival of your new baby such as painting the nursery and purchasing a car seat, diapers, and clothes.

But what about the emotional and psychological changes of becoming a new mom or dad or transitioning from a couple of two to a family of three or more? Wellness Essentials in Transitioning to Parenthood: What You Need to Know will educate you on what the research says about the individual and relational changes of new parenthood. 

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Support Groups for New Parents

All of our support groups are free to the community.

Baby and Me Parenting Series

mom on laptop holding sleeping baby

This virtual, interactive session is an informal gathering of new parents and their babies which offers support, friendship, information and parenting tips. With expert speakers on topics of interest, as well as an interactive live Q&A session and discussion, it is fun and informative for babies and their parents. Expectant families are welcome too. 

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Postpartum Breastfeeding Support Group

mom breastfeeding newborn in bed

This webinar is for postpartum moms (after child birth). This virtual group encourages and supports breastfeeding through peer support and an experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® hosts the group. Expectant moms are to register for the breastfeeding class (not this support group).

You may register for any class, regardless of which Memorial Family Birthplace location you choose for the birth of your baby.­

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Baby UniversityPediatric Services

Join our pediatric specialists virtually to learn about a variety of topics related to your baby's health and well-being.

Car Seat SafetyPediatric Services

baby in car seat

In partnership with Safe Kids Broward, this workshop is led by Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians who will teach you and your family how to properly install a car seat.

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In partnership with Safe Kids Broward, this workshop is designed for parents to learn how to keep their babies safe. 

For more information and questions, contact Lisa Bravo at lbravo@mhs.net or 954-276-1236.

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Los Temas a Tratar Incluyen

  • Educación sobre alergias alimentarias
  • Prevención de intoxicaciones en bebés y más allá

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