The Mothers Connection - Mommy Group 

Mothers and their new babies, from birth through the crawling stage, are invited to join this popular class. Mothers share their joys, frustrations, questions and concerns as they make new friendships and receive positive support for their role as a mother. The nursery is available for a small fee for other children.

The Mother's Connection is held on Tuesdays from 11:30 - 1:30 pm, excluding Holidays. 
Cost: Free
No pre-registration is required. 

Preparation for Childbirth             

Having a baby is an exciting event. Preparation for childbirth helps you to be fully involved in the birth of your baby. Taught by certified childbirth educators, this class will prepare you, the expectant mother and your loved ones with the facts about labor and delivery including both information and techniques to handle the labor process.  This series should be started by the 7th month of pregnancy.
Four-week series
Thursdays, 7-9 PM 
January 10, 17, 24, 31
March 7, 14, 21, 28
June 6, 13, 20, 27
August 8, 15, 22, 29
October 3, 10, 17, 24        

Breastfeeding A-Z

Taught by our Board Certified Lactation Consultants, this class provides information about the importance of breastfeeding to babies and their families. Techniques for latch-on and positioning are demonstrated to help you get started. Combining breastfeeding with pumping and returning to work or school is also introduced. Expectant mothers should attend this class one to three months before their due date with fathers, grandparents, and other support people.
One-time class
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9 PM 
February 7
April 4
July 11
September 5
November 7

Your Amazing Newborn 

Newborn babies have remarkable abilities. This class focuses on the physical appearance, behaviors, and reflexes of your new baby. Daily care techniques will be demonstrated. Developmental stages of young babies will be discussed, including your important role as baby’s first teacher. 
One-time class
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9 PM
February 14
April 11
July 18
September 12
November 7

Registration and Payment Information: 

Pre-registration is not required for each class. When you call, we will collect your contact information and send a registration form with payment insructions. Please mail in the form with your payment. Classes are FREE for those delivering at Haywood Regional. To register call 828.452.8440.

Download the 2019 Parent Education BR HERE