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.
$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.
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 28 (Virtual)
- February 25 (In-Person)
- March 25 (Virtual)
- April 29 (In-Person)
- May 27 (Virtual)
- June 24 (In-Person)
- July 29 (Virtual)
- August 26 (In-Person)
- September 30 (Virtual)
- October 28 (Virtual)
- November 18 (In-Person)
- December 16 (Virtual)
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.