seton parent education

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). 


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).