Education & Resources

Classes

  • Breastfeeding Class – Live Session

    This class teaches expectant mothers and their partners the basic skills for successful breastfeeding. Topics include normal breastfeeding expectations, benefits for mother and baby, positioning and latch, boosting mother’s comfort and confidence, how to know you baby is getting enough, basic pumping and resources. Presented by: This class is taught by a Hoag International Board … Continued

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  • Baby Care Basics – Live Stream

    Presented by an OB Education, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) registered nurse, this 1-hour class is designed to increase knowledge and build confidence in caring for your baby. Baby care topics will include newborn appearance and behaviors, when to call the doctor, safe sleep and much more. Demonstrations of hands-on care will be included. … Continued

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  • Postpartum Mat Pilates for Beginners

    Join us for a 20-min on-demand Postpartum Mat Pilates class that will provide exercises and stretches to strengthen your muscles postpartum.  Once registered, you will receive an email with the on-demand link for the virtual class. 

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  • Optimizing Pelvic Health in Pregnancy and Recovery – Part 2

    Taught by a specialized Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, Optimizing Pelvic Health in Pregnancy & Recovery – Part 2 is a virtual on-demand class that will focus on giving you insights on how to prepare your pelvic muscles in order to optimize your recovery after childbirth. Techniques taught and practiced may also help improve your bowel, … Continued

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  • 4th Trimester Class – Live Stream

    The 4th Trimester Class, presented by Miriam Bustamante, LCSW, is a workshop designed to prepare couples for life with a baby. Couples will learn research-based strategies to help them be the best parenting team possible. This class, to be held on Zoom, will help you learn how to strengthen your relationship and foster healthy development … Continued

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  • Mindfulness for Pregnant and New Moms – Live Stream

    Join this virtual workshop to learn the tools of meditation, mindfulness and breathing exercises. Meditation and mindfulness practices help foster an inner shift from the struggles and stresses of our daily lives while pregnant or after delivering, to exploring calmness and peace from within. Please have a journal with you during this workshop. Benefits of … Continued

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  • Pregnancy and Diabetes Virtual Support Group

    The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center is hosting a virtual support group for women experiencing diabetes and pregnancy. Join others living with T1D, T2D, and gestational diabetes (GDM) to support, learn from, and encourage each other through this season of life. Whether you’re in preconception counseling, pregnant, or post-partum, we welcome you to connect … Continued

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  • Beyond the Birth Plan

    Taught by Hoag’s Maternal Mental Health team, this 30-minute on-demand class is designed for pregnant women and will address expectations of new parenting role, identify sources of support, address new family dynamics, sleep hygiene, coping with the baby blues and self-care after delivery. Instructions on how to access this class online will be provided through … Continued

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  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Virtual

    The Breastfeeding Support Group provides support and information to all new moms in their first six weeks of breastfeeding, and is facilitated by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) registered nurse. This support group will be held virtually via Zoom. Instructions on how to access Zoom and meeting login details will be provided through … Continued

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