Maternity

Seton Parent Education offers a comprehensive selection ranging from newborn care basics to sibling classes. Pre-payment is required for online enrollments. If you or your partner are unable to attend a class for which you have pre-paid, a friend or relative may take that place, provided you notify us first. Due to limited space, notification is required three business days prior to class to receive a refund. View class schedules and register by clicking on the below links, or please call 512-324-4252 for further information.

ABC's of Prepared Childbirth

$80 per couple Pre-registration Required
The ABC's of Prepared Childbirth class covers essential information and prepares couples for the childbirth experience. This condensed class is a 7.5 hour course offered in a one or two day series.  
The outline includes:  Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, labor terms, stages and phases of labor, when to go and what to bring to the hospital, breathing, relaxation, comfort measures, pain relief options, interventions, procedures, medical support, what to expect in the hospital and options in childbirth, including information on inductions, cesarean birth and postpartum.

ABC's of Prepared Childbirth and Newborn Care

$125 per couple Pre-registration required.
The ABC's of Prepared Childbirth and newborn care is a 10 hour course that prepares couples for the childbirth and newborn care experience. 
The outline includes:  Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, labor terms, stages and phases of labor, when to go and what to bring to the hospital, breathing, relaxation, comfort measures, pain relief options, interventions, procedures, medical support, what to expect in the hospital and options in childbirth, including information on inductions, cesarean birth, postpartum and newborn care basics for the first 4 to 6 weeks of life. 

ABC's of Prepared Childbirth and Newborn Care eClass

$125 per couple Pre-registration Required
eClass participants will be emailed a link to take the course online. This link will provide 30 days of access to the eClass from the first log in.  Perfect for PC or MAC users with internet access (high speed recommended). 


Baby Shower 2017

Free
Let us help you prepare for your new baby!
• Tour the Maternity Unit
• Meet our Physicians
• Visit Baby Services Expo
• Check the installation of your baby’s car seat at the Car Seat Inspection Station
• Enjoy Refreshments
• Be entered to win Giveaways and Door Prizes including a
Chicco Bravo Trio Travel System, Baby monitor with Video from Sure Sight, or a Beco Gemini Cool Air Carrier

Our open house will be from 10am to 12pm, and is open to all in the public. Please register your RSVP at www.seton.net/babyshower.
Car seat inspections require a separate appointment.

To make your appointment for the Car Seat Inspection please call 512-324-TOTS

For more information about the event, please call 512-324-4804 or contact dlplas@seton.org

Breastfeeding Success

$40.00 for mother and breastfeeding support partner
Join us for a fun and informative class to get you prepared for breastfeeding your new little bundle.

Infant CPR

$50 per couple, or per individual caregiver. Pre-registration required.
Offered exclusively at Seton Medical Center Williamson, this is a 1 hour safety course that teaches basic infant CPR; how to help a choking infant; how to assess the situation and call for help. This Family and Friends CPR course follows the American Heart Association guidelines.

Infant Massage

$50.00 per couple
Infant Massage has been shown to benefit newborn bonding, immune system function, neurological development, and assists in dealing with digestive discomfort and colic. Learn how to connect with your baby as you better understand the infant cues your baby uses to communicate his/her needs.  Quiet your fussy baby with patience and love through the power of infant massage.  Experience the many benefits of providing massage to your baby and growing child.

Maternity Tours

Provided free of charge. Pre-registration required.
Times and dates vary according to location.
Tour information for Seton Medical Center Hays 512-504-5150

Newborn Care Basics

$65 per couple Pre-registration Required
The Newborn Care Class covers the basic care for the first 4 to 6 weeks of your baby's life, helping new parents transition from hospital to home!
The outline includes:  Newborn appearance, reflexes and behaviors, hospital protocols and procedures, choosing a pediatrician, breastfeeding tips, burping, use of the bulb syringe, baby's daily care with hands-on practice, diapering, cord care, circumcision care, bathing, swaddling, dressing, comforting a crying baby, signs of illness and when to call the doctor, safety tips and parent resources as well as "The Joy of Parenthood" book which is yours to keep. 
 
This curriculum is also included in the Comprehensive ABC's Prepared Childbirth class.

Sibling Class

$15 fee per child. Recommended that children be at least 3 years of age. Please pay the instructor at the time of the class or pay online if enrolling online.
An opportunity to prepare your other child(ren) for what to expect with a new baby, A parent or adult should accompany the child(ren).