Educational Classes and Maternity Tours

Education is Key!

We now offer educational classes to our prenatal patients. Brigham and Women’s Hospital also offer classes for expectant parents at their main campus facility.

Breastfeeding Classes 

When: Once a month – Friday 8 am-9 am

Jen Harper, NP, CLC will be hosting breastfeeding classes for expectant moms.

There is a cost of $20 for breastfeeding classes.

1st Trimester Patient Information Classes

When: Once a month – Friday 8 am-9 am

Great for first time moms or moms that are new to our practice, first trimester classes provide answers to all of your early pregnancy questions. The practice hosts 1st trimester information sessions led by Nurse Practitioner and Certified Lactation Counselor, Jen Harper. Classes cover the following topics:

  • Providers that practice at New England OB/GYN
  • Prenatal vitamins
  • Pregnancy diet
  • Appropriate Exercise
  • Early exposures
  • Medications in pregnancy
  • 1st trimester screenings/genetic testing
  • Delivery questions
  • Fetal development
  • Vaccinations/travel
  • Cord blood information

This informational session does not take the place of scheduled office visits, but it is a forum for our patients to ask questions and learn more about our practice.

There is no cost for first trimester classes.

Labor and Delivery Classes

When: 5p-7:30pm

Classes are led by nurse practitioner Renee Rotman, Mary Dorsheimer, RN, and Valerie Sweeney, RN all with years of experience on the labor and delivery floor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Class content will include what to expect and what to do during early labor, arriving at the hospital, pain management, the labor process and the postpartum period.

There is a cost of $40 for labor and delivery classes.

Call our office at 617-731-3400 and speak with the schedulers (Option 3) to register for our next class or schedule at check-out after your next appointment!

Register for BWH Prenatal Classes Online

Many patients planning to deliver at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) find it valuable to participate in prenatal education. BWH offers the following high quality prenatal education classes for BWH patients, taught by certified childbirth education nurses and certified lactation consultants:

  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Breastfeeding basics
  • Maternity Tour
  • Newborn Essentials

Visit BWH online to register for upcoming classes and to learn more about BWH.

Parking: Please self-park in the 80 Francis Street Garage to receive 2 hours of discounted parking