Preparing for Labor (available in English and Spanish)
Learn about labor, coping strategies for unmedicated labor, when to come to the hospital, and what to expect during your birth at Duke University or Duke Regional Hospitals.
A cesarean is also known as a "c-section." This class offers a step-by-step guide of what to expect with a planned c-section during surgery and recovery.
This class covers how to care for yourself after birth, the changes you should expect in your body, and how your support system can help you.
Understand the care that your baby will receive in the hospital and how you can care for your baby at home.
We'll cover causes of injury to babies, baby-proofing your home, safe feeding, sleep, play, car seat use, shaken baby syndrome, and coping with infant crying.
Learn why skin-to-skin care, rooming-in, and frequent feeding on demand is important for breastfeeding and milk production. We'll discuss latching, positioning, and common concerns with feeding.
Before going back to work, learn about how to continue breastfeeding by pumping milk. This class is for those who have already established their milk supply by breastfeeding after birth.