Ascension Sacred Heart Maternity and Women's Center

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  • Specialty Care
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Childbirth Classes and Events for Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola

For any questions about classes, please call Monogram Maternity at 850-416-6378 (NEST).

Childbirth Classes & Support Groups

Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola offers a variety of childbirth and parenting education classes designed to help you prepare for the big arrival of your bundle of joy and for the days that follow back home with your new baby.

To register for classes or see a list of upcoming dates, please click on the links below. Registration is required for all classes and is offered conveniently online.

We recommend that moms-to-be complete any childbirth classes by the 36th week of pregnancy. However, early registration is encouraged, as classes and tours fill up quickly. Please note that at this time, all programs are being offered virtually.

For any questions about classes, please call Monogram Maternity at 850-416-6378 (NEST).

Online Class: Understanding Birth 

Experience comprehensive - and convenient! - childbirth education with this online class, which prepares parents for the arrival of your little one. Engaging video, life-like 3D animation, and personal birth stories give parents the knowledge and confidence they need to make informed decisions about their labor and delivery. You can view the content as many times as you would like within 60 days of account activation.  Register Here

Prepared Childbirth Classes
Designed to help prepare you and your partner for the birthing process – including tips to make you more comfortable during labor – Prepared Childbirth Classes are taught by experienced obstetrics nurses and include a tour of the Maternity and Women's Center. Cost is $50 per couple. 

Breastfeeding is one of the best gifts a mother and baby can give to each other, providing vitamins, nutrients and disease-fighting substances your baby needs. The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes breastfeeding as the best method of feeding and nurturing infants. This two-hour class, taught by one of Sacred Heart Hospital’s lactation consultants, teaches techniques for breastfeeding success and addresses common concerns to make your experience as smooth as possible. Cost is $20 per couple. See list of available dates and reserve your space here.

Tours of Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola’s Maternity & Women's Center will give soon-to-be moms an idea of what to expect during your stay at the hospital, including where to go, where to park and what to bring when you arrive for the delivery of your baby. Partners are welcome and encouraged to attend. See the list of available dates and reserve your space here.

Infant/Child CPR
This class is open to new parents, family members and friends who will be caring for a baby or young child. Learn how to give CPR  in the event of a life-threatening emergency.

Classes are held every Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $22 per person, and pre-registration is required. To register, please call the Ascension Sacred Heart Education Department at 850-416-7264.

This class is an orientation to CPR and is not a certifying or credentialing course.