Bright Beginnings Calendar of Events

Jupiter Medical Center's Bright Beginnings Birthing Suites offers a variety of informational classes for expectant parents. To register for the classes listed below, please contact the OB Educator at (561) 263-BORN (2676) or send an e-mail to obed@jupitermed.com.

Additionally, you may call Patient Registration at (561) 263-4414, option 4 for information regarding pre-registration and seeing the Anesthesiologist for your mandatory prenatal epidural interview. Please note, all classes require advance registration and have a maximum capacity. Registration is available on a first come, first serve basis.


Bright Beginnings Birthing Suites Tour

Tours are given about three times a month: All tours start in the OB waiting room on the third floor of Jupiter Medical Center. Please use the South hospital entrance. You can call our OB Educator at (561) 263-BORN (2676) or email obed@jupitermed.com to sign up. If you are taking a birthing class, you do not need to register for a separate tour.   

Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays at Noon
   
January 7, 21 January 11
February 4, 18 February 8
March 4, 18 March 15
April 1, 15 April 19
May 6, 20 May 17
June 3, 24 June 14
July 8, 22 July 19
August 5, 19 August 9
September 2, 16 September 13
October 7, 21 October 11
November 4, 18 November 8
December 2, 16 December 13

  

Childbirth Classes

This series of three classes prepares new parents for birth by covering such topics as: labor and delivery, labor support techniques, breathing and relaxation, childbirth film, postpartum care and C-Section information. Each series has three classes and includes a tour of the Birthing Suites.

Time

6:45 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location

OB Education Room

Cost

$80/couple for the 3 classes

Dates

Series of 3

 
  January 9, 16, 23
  February 13, 20, 27
  March 13, 20, 27
  April 10, 17, 24
  May 15, 22, 29
  June 12, 19, 26
  July 10, 17, 24
  August 7, 14, 21
  September 11, 18, 25
  October 9, 16, 23
  November 6, 13, 20
  December 4, 11, 18

 

Saturday Childbirth Class

This childbirth class meets the needs of new parents by offering labor and delivery, postpartum care, epidural, c-section and natural birth information. The material is identical to the three-class series, but conducted in a one-day format. Participants will have a lunch break, and a tour of the birthing suites.

 

Time

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location

OB Education Room

Cost

$80/couple

   
  January 4, 18
  February 1, 22
  March 1, 29
  April 12, 26
  May 10, 31
  June 7, 28
  July 12, 26
  August 2, 16
  September 6, 27
  October 4, 18
  November 1, 22
  December 6, 20

 

Newborn Care Class

This class will teach parents the basics of baby care including: normal newborn characteristics, circumcision care, sleep patterns, safety, comfort measures, bathing, choosing a pediatrician, diapering and illness.

 

Time

6:45 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location

OB Education Room

Cost

$40/couple

   
  January 7, 21
  February 4, 18
  March 4, 18
  April 1, 15
  May 6, 20
  June 3, 24
  July 8, 22
  August 5, 19
  September 2, 16
  October 7, 21
  November 4, 18
  December 2, 16

 

Breastfeeding Class

This class provides the support you need to make breastfeeding a joyous and rewarding experience. The class features information regarding positioning the baby, establishing your milk supply and pumping, nutrition, and information on going back to work and breastfeeding. 

 

Time

6:45 p.m. - 9 p.m. (or alternate time)

Location

OB Education Room

Cost

$40/couple

   
  January 13
  January 25 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  February 3
  February 15 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  March 10
  March 22 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  April 7
  April 26 (4 - 6:15 p.m.)
  May 12
  May 24 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  June 9
  June 21 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  July 7
  July 19 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  August 11
  August 23 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  September 8
  September 20 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  October 6
  October 18 (4 - 6:15 p.m.)
  November 10
  November 22 (4 - 6:15 p.m.)
  December 8
  December 20 (4 - 6:15 p.m.)

 

Family & Friends CPR Class

Family & Friends CPR teaches adult, child and infant CPR, as well as airway obstruction removal for all three age groups. This class is sanctioned by the American Heart Association, but is not a certification for professionals.

 

Time

6:45 p.m. - 9 p.m. (or alternate time)

Location

Ahlbin Building Meeting Room Two

Cost

$25 for one, or $40/couple

   
  January 11 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  January 27
  February 1 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  February 17
  March 8 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  March 24
  April 5 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  April 28
  May 10 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  May 26
  June 7 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  June 23
  July 5 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  July 21
  August 9 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  August 25
  September 6 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  September 22
  October 4 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  October 20
  November 8 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  November 24
  December 6 (3 - 5:15 p.m.)
  December 22

 

Sibling Class

This class will prepare big brothers and sisters (ages 3-8) for their new arrival, including viewing a birthing suite, educational video, making a gift for the new baby and the gift of a t-shirt. The class is followed by a hospital tour.

 

Time

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location

OB Education Room

Cost

$20 for 1 child / $30 for 2 children

   
  January 11
  February 8
  March 15
  April 19
  May 17
  June 14
  July 19
  August 9
  September 13
  October 11
  November 8
  December 13

 

Prenatal Yoga and Fitness

These yoga classes are specifically designed for pregnant woman during any stage of their pregnancy. The class uses gentle postures that will stretch, strengthen, and prepare your body for childbirth. Learn relaxing breathing techniques that may also be used during labor. Physician clearance is required. Please call JMC's Health and Rehabilitation Center for more information at (561) 263-5770.

 

Boot Camp for New Dads

For men only, Boot Camp for New Dads is a three-hour workshop facilitated by other dads. New dads coach expectant dads on the realities of fatherhood. Dads-to-be will learn about becoming a dad, forming a new family, birth and bonding and caring for a new mother and baby. More information is available at http://www.newdads.com/, or by calling (561) 263-2676 or (561) 622-4913. Advanced registration requested.

 

Time

9 a.m. - Noon

Location

OB Education Room

Cost

$20, includes book, payable the day of class

   
  February 15
  April 5
  June 21
  August 23
  October 25
  December 27