Prenatal Classes/Childbirth Education
At Ochsner a variety of prenatal classes are available. These classes cover topics such as the labor and delivery experience; vaginal delivery versus Cesarean Section delivery; Epidurals; postpartum care; car seat safety; newborn care; sibling classes for siblings; and breastfeeding.
Classes are taught by our maternity nurses and our breastfeeding class is led by certified lactation consultants. We also have Lamaze classes that are taught by a certified Lamaze instructor.
Let Ochsner provide you with the information and care you need as you prepare for the joy of bringing a new life into the world. Learn the A’s to Z’s of your pregnancy. Click here to download the A to Z Guide to Pregnancy.
Prenatal Classes at Babies "R" Us in Metairie
We offer a variety of classes to help you and your family prepare for the birth of your new baby.
These classes are offered at the Metairie Babies "R" Us at 6851 Veterans Boulevard.
Sign up by calling 504-885-8242.
Women's Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist - New Orleans Resources
- Click here to download the 2015 Childbirth Classes schedule for January-June
- July - December Childbirth Class Schedule
To register for classes, call 504-842-4155.
Can't fit classes into your busy schedule? Contact Jeni Ducoing,RNC-OB at firstname.lastname@example.org about online class options.
For more information on the Ochsner Baptist Women's Pavilion, click here.
Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Resources
To schedule a Labor and Delivery unit tour, call 504-391-5529.
For more information on the Family Birthing Center at Ochsner West Bank, click here.
Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge Resources
For more information on the Family Birthing Center at Ochsner Baton Rouge, click here.
To schedule a tour, call 225-236-5893.
Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner Resources
- Kenner 2015 Childbirth Class Schedule
- OB Pre-admit PDF registration form for Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
- OB Pre-admit PDF registration form for Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner (Spanish)
To schedule a Labor and Delivery unit tour, call 504-464-8365.
For more information on the Family Birthing Center at Ochsner Kenner, click here.
Ochsner Medical Center- North Shore Resources
To schedule a Labor and Delivery unit tour, call 985-646-5632.
For more information on the Family Birthing Center Ochsner North Shore, click here.
Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital Resources
- For the upcoming schedule of prenatal classes, call 985-537-8279.
- To schedule a Labor and Delivery unit tour, call 985-537-8279.
- 2015 Breastfeeding Class Schedule
- Questions? Contact Crystal Risinger or Starla Callais, Lactation Consultants: 985-537-2335
For more information on Labor and Delivery services at Ochsner St. Anne, click here.
At Elmwood Fitness Center, we also offer Pregnancy Yoga Classes. These classes are aimed at providing fitness as well as stress relief techniques that can be used throughout your pregnancy and labor.