The maternity center at UnityPoint Health offers classes for expectant parents in surrounding areas. For more information including dates and times, check the Methodist event calendar or call (309) 671-2522. For classes located at the Pekin campus, please call (309) 353-0480.
Want to register for a class? Click here to register online, or print and return the registration form.
Childbirth Preparation Class
Includes what to expect when you deliver, breathing and relaxation exercises, childbirth videos, and a tour of The Wonder Center at Methodist or The Baby Place at Pekin.
The Newborn & Mom Class
How to care for your newborn, including bathing your baby, care of the umbilical cord and circumcision, safety issues, choosing a pediatrician, as well as care for the new mother.
For "expectant" brothers and sisters age 3 and up and their parents. Children see where Mom will stay, visit brand-new babies in the nursery, and get a free t-shirt, too!
Preparation for Breastfeeding
A comprehensive, practical guide that will help you succeed at breastfeeding. Learn how to adjust your milk supply to meet your baby´s needs, how to pump breast milk, and more.