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Brookings Health System offers a variety of classes for healthy pregnancy, safe birth, parenting skills, and assistance with breastfeeding. Registration can be completed either online or by calling (605) 696-9000, ext. 8052.

Childbirth Preparation Class

These classes are held for two hours during a six-week session and include information about childbirth preparation (stages of labor, pain management techniques, and information on what to expect during delivery), baby care basics and a tour of the New Beginings Birth Center. Cost: FREE

Breastfeeding Class

This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant.

Class objectives include:  

  • Steps for successful breastfeeding
  • Feeding cues of baby
  • Benefits and physiology of breastfeeding
  • Nipple assessment
  • Importance of diet, nutrition, exercise, and sleep
  • Tips for working mothers
  • When to use a breast pump
  • Possible hurdles to breastfeeding, such as engorgement, plugged ducts, sore nipples and mastitis. 

Cost: FREE


OB Education Class Calendar

Oct

Oct 18 Monday

Online Breastfeeding Class

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Obstetrics Breastfeeding
Oct 19 Tuesday

New Beginnings Baby Café Breastfeeding Support Group

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

New Beginnings Baby Café supports breastfeeding mothers in every aspect of nursing, from starting to weaning and every variation in between.

Obstetrics Breastfeeding Support Group
Oct 26 Tuesday

New Beginnings Baby Café Breastfeeding Support Group

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

New Beginnings Baby Café supports breastfeeding mothers in every aspect of nursing, from starting to weaning and every variation in between.

Obstetrics Breastfeeding Support Group

Tour New Beginnings Birth Center

You may schedule an in-person tour of New Beginnings Birth Center any day of the week. Please call (605) 696-9000, ext. 8052, to schedule your tour. Cost: FREE

Don't have time for an in-person tour? Watch our video tour of New Beginnings Birth Center. 

Big Changes to New Beginnings