The childbirth education class from South Texas Health System explores body changes in the mother during pregnancy, the stages of labor, delivery and postpartum care.

Topics include the basics of breastfeeding, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, stages of labor, relaxation and breathing techniques, vaginal and C-section birth videos and newborn care.

Parents are given a tour of the delivery suites.

Price

$50 for non-registered patients. Free for parents preregistered at The Maternity Center at South Texas Health System Edinburg or The Maternity Center at South Texas Health System McAllen.

$50 para pacientes no registrados. Gratuito para padres registrados en The Maternity Center en South Texas Health System Edinburg o The Maternity Center en South Texas Health System McAllen.

Schedule

Classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with a lunch break. Some classes are held in-person at South Texas Health System Edinburg, while others are held virtually via Zoom. Please see the schedule below:

January 6 (Virtual)
February 3 (In-Person)
March 2 (Virtual)
April 6 (In-Person)
May 11 (Virtual)
June 1 (In-Person)
July 6 (Virtual)
August 3 (In-Person)
September 7 (Virtual)
October 12 (In-Person)
November 2 (Virtual)
December 7 (In-Person)

In-person: South Texas Health System Edinburg, 1102 W. Trenton Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

Zoom: you will receive a Zoom link prior to the start of the class.

Register Online

Event Dates:
Saturday, June 1, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 6, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 3, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 12, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 2, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.