2017 Schedule

Childbirth and Parenting Classes

MOMM's Place Classes and Support

MOMM's Place holds a variety of childbirth and parenting classes, which are held at the Medical Office Building next to Manatee Memorial Hospital – MOMM's Place, 250 Second Street East, Suite 3F, Bradenton, FL 34208. Registration is required. Class sizes are limited. Class dates and prices are listed below and are subject to change. Please call 941-745-6925 to register. A discount package is available.


Prepared Childbirth

Giving birth can be a physical, emotional and life-changing event. You'll learn how to deal with the discomforts of pregnancy and how to best prepare for the physical and emotional challenges of childbirth during this four-week class for mothers and their partners. We'll also discuss current infant care practices and give a tour of the Family BirthPlace at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

Dates: Four classes, Mondays or Wednesdays.

Cost: $70

Mondays:

  • August 7 - 28, 2017
  • September 11 - October 2, 2017
  • November 6 - 27, 2017

Wednesdays:

  • June 7 - 28, 2017
  • July 5 - 26, 2017
  • August 2 - 23, 2017
  • August 30 - September 20, 2017
  • September 27 - October 18, 2017
  • October 25 - November 29, 2017 (no class on Nov. 1 or Nov. 22)

Your Amazing Newborn

You'll learn about characteristics of newborn babies and recommended care for your infant in this class. We'll also explore emotional changes and challenges that new parents face.

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

Date: One Tuesday class

Cost: $15

  • June 20, 2017
  • July 25, 2017
  • August 15, 2017
  • September 19, 2017
  • October 17, 2017
  • November 21, 2017
  • December 6, 2017 (Wednesday)

Introduction to Breastfeeding

We'll discuss benefits and preparation for breastfeeding your newborn in this class. New moms are encouraged to invite their partners to attend this class.

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

Date: One Tuesday class

Cost: $15

  • June 6, 2017
  • July 11, 2017
  • August 1, 2017
  • September 5, 2017
  • October 3, 2017
  • November 7, 2017
  • December 5, 2017

Keeping Baby Safe

This class is an introduction to infant CPR, car seat safety and what to do in common emergencies.

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

Date: One Tuesday class

Cost: $15

  • June 20, 2017
  • July 18, 2017
  • August 8, 2017
  • September 12, 2017
  • October 10, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • November 28, 2017

Lowdown on Labor

A brief overview of the labor process is provided in this class, including the mechanics of labor and pain management. We'll also discuss when to come to the hospital and what to expect when you arrive. Birth certificates, visitation hours and discharge teaching will be addressed.

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Date: One Saturday class

Cost: $50

  • June 10, 2017
  • August 12, 2017
  • October 14, 2017
  • December 9, 2017

Support Group: Infant and Mom Group

Want to meet other new mothers? Need a shoulder to cry on? Interested in activities that involve you and your children? Then this group is for you. Most of our mothers join us weekly to share lunch, stories, and life's little experiences. It's a great time to get out of the house with the little ones. "Infant and Mom Group" meets on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at MOMM's Place. Please bring a bag lunch. Call 941-745-6925 for more information.