Childbirth, Infant Care, and Breastfeeding Classes
Group Classes: Enjoy Learning With Others Like You
The Family Maternity Center offers a wide variety of group classes for women and families to prepare for childbirth and the joys and challenges of caring for newborn infants. Our offerings include childbirth, infant care,breastfeeding and sibling classes.
Some of the classes include tours of the Family Maternity Center, or you can register for a separate group tour. Browse through the class titles and call us at (585) 473-2229 if you have any questions.
Use the menu on the left to learn about all of our class offerings.
When selecting classes, please keep in mind that attendance is usually recommended in your last trimester, finishing about a month before expected due date.
Early Registration is highly recommended for best selection of dates!
We are still accepting registrations for November/December 2013. Look for the 2014 class schedule online by December 1st!
Independent Learning Modules
If you prefer to learn on your own, or you are on bedrest, we have educational materials available on loan. Topics include childbirth, breastfeeding, infant care and infant CPR and fees include a 2 week DVD loan and class manual to keep. Rentals require credit card for security. Call our office at (585) 473-2229 for more information or to arrange pickup.
See What You Read Parent Guides
This comprehensive booklet, available in Understanding Birth and Better Breastfeeding, allows you to to "see what you read" via a free, easy-to-use website that includes instructive videos and helpful printouts. The booklets are included with some classes, but can also be purchased in the OB Education office. Once you have the booklet, use the PIN #, located on the back of the manual to create your personal login. You will have access to the website for six months.