Childbirth Class Schedule

2014 Childbirth Education Class Schedule

To register or for more information on our classes call: (985)646-5632.

Classes are held in the Gardenia Room in the Women's Center lobby, unless otherwise noted. Space is limited and classes may be canceled due to holidays.

Click here to download the 2014 Childbirth Education Class Schedule.

Prepared Childbirth Class

Come learn about what to expect when labor begins: The signs of labor, stages of labor, and when to come to the hospital. We will also discuss options available to manage pain during labor, such as epidural anesthesia.
Registration is required - Free of charge
Second Wednesday of every other month - 7pm - 9pm

  • January 15
  • March 12
  • May 14
  • July 9
  • September 10
  • November 12

Infant Care

Support and education for first time parents. Learn about newborn characteristics, feeding, diapering, bath, and more.
Registration is required - Free of charge
Third Wednesday of every other month - 7pm - 9pm

  • January 22
  • March 19
  • May 21
  • July 16
  • September 17
  • November 19

Breastfeeding Basis

Come learn the basics of breastfeeding your newborn infant or if you just wanted to check to see if breastfeeding is right for you. Dads are welcome.
Registration is required- Free of charge
First Wednesday of every other month - 7pm - 9pm

  • January 8
  • March 5
  • May 7
  • July 2
  • September 3
  • November 5

Lamaze Express

Come learn about the process of labor and the tools you and your partner can use to provide a positive birth experience. We will discuss options available to manage pain during labor such as breathing techniques.
Registration is required
Class fee is $50 if pre-registered for Ochsner delivery; all others $100
Select Saturdays, 9am – 4pm

  • February 12 & 13
  • May 28 & 29
  • August 27 & 28
  • October 29 & 30

Infant Safety and CPR

Come learn about child proofing and safety, infant choking, and CPR.
Registration is required - Free of charge
Third Saturday of every other month - 8:30am - 10:30am

  • January 18
  • March 15
  • May 17
  • July 19
  • September 20
  • November 15

Sibling Class

Help big brothers and big sisters, 3-12 years of age, prepare for the new arrival.
Registration is required - free of charge
Third Saturday of every other month - 11am - 12noon

  • January 18
  • March 15
  • May 17
  • July 19
  • September 20
  • November 15

Unit Tours

Tours are available upon request.Please call 985-646-5632 to schedule your personal visit to our facility.