We invite you to tour our birthing facilities during the last trimester of your pregnancy, no registration necessary. Our maternity tours are held on the first and third Sunday of every month in the Mercy Conference Room, unless that Sunday takes place on a holiday weekend - then the class is cancelled. The Mercy Conference Room is located through the main hospital admitting doors, just beyond Starbucks on the left. Tours begin at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
For more information, please call (602) 406-3521
. Cost: Free
Birthing & Baby Care Classes
Our childbirth classes are for expectant mothers and their coaches. Class topics include the late stages of pregnancy, when to go to the hospital, stages of labor, birth and what to expect the first few days after birth. Pain management options, breathing and relaxation techniques will also be covered. Birthing classes and designed to fit your needs, whether this is your first or third pregnancy.
A three-week series that meets once per week.
A series that meets over two consecutive Saturday mornings or weekday evenings.
Express Child Birth Preparation
Meets on a Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Comfort Measures for Labor and Birth
This interactive three-hour class is designed to assist moms and partners in achieving their goal for labor and birth, whether un-medicated or not, through a wide variety of comfort techniques. Class focuses on topics, such as, breathing, relaxation, and positioning to manage the challenges of labor. Completion of a birthing class, or a previous personal labor and/or birth, is a prerequisite for this class.
The Art of Breastfeeding
Expectant mothers and their coaches will learn about the advantages of breastfeeding in this three-hour course. Topics include how breastfeeding works, baby’s feeding cues, initiating breastfeeding, milk production and some common breastfeeding challenges.
This interactive two-hour class is designed to guide mom and her partner in the use of their breast pump, how and when to pump, returning to work, and the logistics surrounding that process. Completion of a Breastfeeding class or a previous personal breastfeeding experience, is a prerequisite. This class may be taken before or after the birth of your baby. Moms may bring their infant and a support person.
Baby Your Baby
In this interactive newborn care class, parents will learn tips and techniques for feeding, burping, bathing, swaddling and caring for their newborn. Important topics such as baby care basics, SIDS, and when to call the pediatrician are also covered in this three-hour course.
Boot Camp for New Dads
This 3 hour course gives expectant fathers the opportunity to learn the ropes of fatherhood from veteran dads. The class covers caring for the baby, helping mom and dealing with the emotions, fears, and challenges of becoming a new dad. Boot Camp for New Dads (aka Daddy Boot Camp) is a unique father-to-father, community-based workshop that inspires and equips men of different economic levels, ages and cultures to become confidently engaged with their infants, support their mates and personally navigate their transformation into dads.
Children are Priceless Passengers
In this two hour class, parents will learn about proper car seat use, installation, crash dynamics, seat belt systems, and the four steps to protect your child in the vehicle. (Class is offered monthly.) The fee for the class is $35. Advance registration is required.
This informative class outlines CPR and the treatment of foreign body airway obstruction of the infant. The course is facilitated by the United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association using American Heart Association curriculum. Upon successful completion of the class each participant will receive a course completion card. The level of participation can affect the length of the class. The class fee is $20.00 a person, and pre-registration is required.
Prenatal Exercise and Activity Education Class - All About Mama
This monthly class is all about mama! We talk a lot about your baby while you are pregnant, so now it’s time to talk about YOU! This class will provide a chance for moms to learn about and participate in movements that will help them throughout their continued pregnancy, labor, and into the postpartum period. Cost: Free. Classes take place the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. and are being hold online via Zoom.
Yoga of the Heart
Brought to you by the Women’s Heart Health Program of Dignity Health
Meeting Details: Every Tuesday, 12:00 -12:45 p.m.
Complimentary Zoom class with Lindsey Robertson, CCCE, CPFE
Learning stress management and body awareness is beneficial. If you are a woman with or at risk for heart disease, join us. In this course, you will participate in 45-minute sessions weekly, exploring the practices of chair yoga, yoga nidra, meditation and pranayama.
Learn about the scientific benefits of yoga:
- For the mind
- For the body
- For the heart
For more information and to RSVP, please contact [email protected]
For additional information, please call (866) 572-9345