MOMM's Place Classes and Support – 2021 Schedule

Childbirth and Parenting Classes

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 St. East, Suite 3F, Bradenton, FL 34208. Class sizes are limited. Class dates and prices are listed below and are subject to change.

Registration is required. Please call 941-745-6925 to register.


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.

Cost: $50
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Dates: Four classes on Wednesdays

  • April 7 – 28
  • May 5 – 26
  • June 9 – 30
  • July 7 – 28
  • August 4 – 25
  • September 8 – 29
  • October 6 – 27
  • November 3 – December 1 (no class November 24)

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.

Cost: $10
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Date: One Tuesday class

  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1
  • July 6
  • August 3
  • September 7
  • October 5
  • November 2
  • December 7

Newborn Care and Safety Class

Learn about life with a newborn in the early weeks. What to expect, changes that occur during those first few weeks, what is normal and what is not, and how to keep them safe in a car seat. An introduction to CPR will be covered.

Cost: $10
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Date: One Tuesday class

  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 13
  • August 10
  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9
  • December 8 (Wednesday Class)

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.

Cost: $30
Time: 9 am – Noon
Date: One Saturday class

  • April 3
  • June 5
  • August 14
  • October 2
  • December 4

Mommy's Support 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. "Mommy's Support Group" meets on Tuesdays at 11 am – 1 pm at MOMM's Place. Please bring a bag lunch. Call 941-745-6925 for more information.