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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now offering a virtual hotline, as well as online childbirth education classes and new and expectant parent support groups. Click button below for more information and to register.
At BIDMC, we encourage parents to learn as much as possible about pregnancy, childbirth and infant care by taking classes offered by our own BIDMC nurses, who are certified childbirth educators and certified lactation consultants.
Our classes are designed to help you gain the tools to put to use with your changing family. Our classes are open to all, including those not delivering at BIDMC.
All-inclusive Childbirth & Infant Care class with optional Infant CPR
Childbirth Education class
Infant Care class with optional Infant CPR
Infant CPR & Safety
Breastfeeding plus pumping
Returning to work & breastfeeding
Prenatal Yoga (BIDMC & Chestnut Hill)
Your Hospital Stay
If you have financial questions or concerns about any classes, please call 617-667-4201 or email us.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Breastfeeding is a wonderful and natural way to feed your baby, but it can take some practice and support.
We are happy to announce that our postpartum breastfeeding support group is meeting virtually on ZOOM. The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 pm. The group is free, but registration is required for each weekly session. Register for our new online breastfeeding group here.