Looking for Prenatal & Birthing Classes?

Broome County

  • LOURDES HOSPITAL
    169 Riverside Dr., Binghamton, NY 13905 / www.lourdes.com Contact: 877-9-LOURDES / info@lourdes.com
    “Preparing for Birth Series” is on 4-consecutive Mondays or Wednesdays 6-8:30pm for $50/couple. “Preparing for Birth in a Day” is on Saturdays in January, March, May, July, September and November 9am-4pm for $60/couple. Attendance recommended anytime during pregnancy. Classes free to DeMarillac patients.
  • NEWBORN NATURALLY
    Binghamton, NY / www.newbornnaturally.com
    Contact: Amy Lynch, RN, Certified Lactation Educator & Li- censed Doula at 303-709-3574 / www.newbornnaturally@gmail.com
    Group classes offered in five weekly – 2 half hour sessions, Saturdays or Tuesdays. Attendance suggested at beginning of third trimester. Cost is $150 for full series. Classes are held at BC Family Chiropractic in Endwell.
  • UHS: WILSON MEDICAL CENTER
    33-57 Harrison St., Johnson City, NY 13790 / www.uhs.net Contact: 607-763-5092
    Offered once a month on 3-consecutive weeknights; and, once a month on Saturdays 9am-5:30pm or quarterly as a 2-day weekend. Attendance suggested 6-8 weeks before EDD. Cost is $60. Medicaid patients free.

Chemung County

  • ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER
    Clute Building, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905 / www.aomc.org
    Contact: Health on Demand at 607-737-4499
    Generally offered every other a month – on a Saturday or 6- consecutive weekday evenings. Attendance suggested by 8th month. Pre-register when pregnancy determined. Costs vary based on date chosen. Please call for more information.
  • ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER
    Clute Building, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905 / www.aomc.org
    Contact: Health on Demand at 607-737-4499
    Generally offered every other a month – on a Saturday or 6- consecutive weekday evenings. Attendance suggested by 8th month. Pre-register when pregnancy determined. Costs vary based on date chosen. Please call for more information.

Chenango

  • UHS: CHENANGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    179 North Broad St., Norwich, NY 13815 www.uhs.net/womens-health
    Contact: 607-337-4145
    Offered in 4-consecutive sessions every other month on Mon- days from 6:30-8:30pm. Attendance suggested 4-8 weeks before EDD. Cost is $40. Medicaid patients should contact their insurance for possible reimbursement.

Cortland

  • CORTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
    134 Homer Ave., Cortland, NY 13045 / www.cortlandregional.org/patientcare/maternity
    Contact: Judy Gallow at 607-756-3750.
    Offered as a 2-day weekend class once a month from 9am- 4pm and 9am-3pm. Attendance suggested at end of pregnancy. A maximum of 10 couples per class allowed. Cost is $50. Medicaid patients can ask insurance if reimbursable.
  • FAMILY HEALTH NETWORK
    4038 West Road, Cortland, NY 13045 / www.familyhealthnetwork.org
    Contact: Yvonne Burnette at 607-758-3400
    Offered every other month, Thursdays, for 4-consecutive weeks from 3-5 p.m. Attendance suggested 4-8 weeks before EDD. FHN patients given priority status. Cost is $50. FHN will not be turned away for nonpayment. Medicaid no longer pays for child birth education classes.
  • FAMILY MEDICINE CENTER
    4077 West Rd., Route 281, Cortland, NY 13045
    Contact: Jackie Tucker / Charlene Hill at 607-753-9977 Offered 3-consecutive weeks, Wednesdays or Thursdays 6- 8pm. EDD determines class availability. Attendance suggested 4-8 weeks before EDD. Cost is $50. Insurance applied if applicable.

Delaware County

  • No delivery hospitals. See: LOURDES, UHS (Broome), CMH (Chenango), AOFOX, BASSETT (Otsego).

Otsego County

  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE
    BASSETT MEDICAL CENTER & LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL CLINIC (Medical Center) One Atwell Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326 or (Clinic) 160 Burwell St., Little Falls, NY 13365 / www.bassett.org
    Contact: Bassett Medical Center at 607-547-3535
    Generally one Saturday a month (Cooperstown) or 3- weeknights 6:30-8:30pm (Little Falls). Pre-registration recom- mended by 5th month. Attendance suggested by 7th/8th month. Cost is free.
  • BASSETT HEALTHCARE
    BASSETT MEDICAL CENTER & LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL CLINIC (Medical Center) One Atwell Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326 or (Clinic) 160 Burwell St., Little Falls, NY 13365 / www.bassett.org
    Contact: Bassett Medical Center at 607-547-3535
    Generally one Saturday a month (Cooperstown) or 3- weeknights 6:30-8:30pm (Little Falls). Pre-registration recom- mended by 5th month. Attendance suggested by 7th/8th month. Cost is free.

Tompkins County

  • CAYUGA MEDICAL CENTER AT ITHACA
    101 Dates Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
    Contact: Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca at 607-547-3535
    Offers monthly workshops to the public on a variety of child-health topics:

    -Expectant Parent Workshop

    -Siblings are Special, for children ages 3-8 years who are about to become big brothers or sisters

    -Breastfeeding Plan for Success, for new and experienced moms and their partners

    -Infant Care and Safety, on the basics of care, feeding, and safety of your baby in the first few weeks

Our Goals are to:

 

– Minimize barriers
– Ensure that affordable and appropriate services are accessible to pregnant women, infants and all individuals and families.
– Establish public/private partnerships for coordinated community based care