Women and Infant Services Birthing Classes and Tours

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SETON offers a comprehensive selection of maternity classes and Tours:

Maternity Classes

Cost of each class includes mom and coach. Classes tend to fill up quickly, so we recommend that you sign up for classes by the 26th week, and begin attending classes by 30 weeks. Sign up early to avoid missing out on the classes you want. To see a listing of our classes, visit our wellness site GoodHealth.com.

All it takes to register is a quick phone call to one of our friendly staff members at (512) 324-4252.

Tours

Maternity Tour: 45 minutes to 1 hour

A tour of the maternity unit will help you to know what to expect during your hospital stay. Your tour guide will answer questions on types of rooms available, parking, visiting hours and where to go when you come in to deliver your baby. (Free of charge, however registration is required.) Maternity tours are recommended for adults only.

Big Brother/Big Sister Sibling Tour:  One to 1.5-hour class

A chance to prepare your child(ren) for the new baby. This class includes a mini-tour of the Maternity Center. Bring a baby doll or stuffed animal for role-playing and diapering. Age three is a suggested minimum age for participation. A parent or adult must accompany the child(ren) to class. ($5 per child or $10 maximum per family.)

Registration

To register for either tour, call:

Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Williamson and Seton Northwest: (512) 324-4252

Seton Southwest: (512) 324-9043

Brackenridge: (512) 324-7260

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