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Free classes for expectant and new mothers

The Center for Women and Infants at University of Louisville Hospital offers free pregnancy and child care classes to everyone.

When: Please see the schedule below for specific class dates.
Where: Classes are held in the Glass Room, which is in the basement of Ambulatory Care Building (ACB) across the street from University of Louisville Hospital. University of Louisville Hospital is located at 530 S. Jackson Street. Parking is free in the hospital’s garage. Please bring your parking ticket to class for validation.
Registration: There is no fee to take the classes, but registration is encouraged.
How to register: Fill out this form.
Tours: Tours of the units are offered during classes. If you can’t make it to class, come to Labor & Delivery on the 3rd floor of University of Louisville Hospital and request a tour (which are available at all times).

Each series covers a wide variety of topics such as:

  • understanding normal body changes during pregnancy
  • signs of true labor
  • comfort techniques
  • medical procedures
  • vaginal delivery
  • Cesarean delivery
  • Kangaroo Care
  • postpartum care
  • infant nutrition
  • infant massage
  • infant care

Please register for the series that is most convenient for you. Attending a series during your second trimester or after 20 weeks is suggested.

2017 Classes

Blitz classes

Saturdays 9am-4pm

  • Nov. 11

2018 Classes

Series 1

Mondays 6pm-8pm

  • January 22
  • January 29
  • February 5
  • February 12
  • February 19

Series 2

Mondays 6pm-8pm

  • April 16
  • April 23
  • April 30
  • May 7
  • May 14

Series 3

Mondays 6pm-8pm

  • September 10
  • September 17
  • September 24
  • October 1
  • October 8

Blitz classes

Saturdays 9am-4pm

  • March 17
  • July 21
  • November 3