Umass Memorial employees please call
to register and receive a 10% discount.
Our Educators are experts in their respective fields. Each instructor brings their unique experience to each class and family they teach. We invite you to learn more about our instructors.
We offer a number of resources for our class participants including access to breast pumps and accessories for new and expectant mothers.
Prepare for early parenthood through this engaging, hands-on Newborn Care class, a prenatal class to help you learn to care for newborns up to 6 weeks of age. Using a doll model, you will practice the basics of bathing, diapering, swaddling, umbilical cord and circumcision care, colic holds and gas relief techniques. You will learn proven techniques to soothe your crying baby, how to determine what is normal adjustment and what is not, the essentials of car seat safety and more.
One day class (2.5 hours)
You should complete your classes by about 1-month before your due date (earlier for twins). On the day of class, bring a pen, water and snacks.
All classes are held at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. Directions.
Please be familiar with our Class Cancelation Policies.
$40.00; Includes one expectant parent and their support person
DID YOU KNOW: Many insurance companies will reimburse for prenatal class costs. View our Resources Page for more details.
UMASS MEMORIAL EMPLOYEES: Call 855-366-5221 to register and receive your 10% off employee discount!
FALLON MEMBERS receive 10% off of all classes. Click the blue box in the upper left of the screen for more details.
Register for Prepared Childbirth, Newborn Care, Breastfeeding and Infant CPR all at once and receive $25 off!
* Please Note: After checking out, please be sure to register for your preferred class dates online or by calling 1-855-366-5221.