The New Dad's class is a two-hour class that provides new fathers with valuable insight and expectations regarding the important role of caring for their child. You will learn about postpartum changes mom will experience and the incredible joys and day-to-day challenges of parenthood, as well as helpful safety tips. You will explore life changes for new fathers, both before and after the birth of your child. Our facilitator is a father who understands fatherhood firsthand. We recommend this class just for Dad!
New Dad's class is held at Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Methodist West Hospital. Please take note of which location you have registered for.
- Classes at Iowa Methodist Hospital are held in the Education & Research Center (ERC). View Maps & Directions to Iowa Methodist Medical Center and the Education & Research Center (ERC). Please note: the Woodland Ave. doors will be locked. View this video for parking and how to find the Education and Research Center.
- Classes at Methodist West Hospital are held in the Conference Center. View Maps & Directions to Methodist West Hospital. View this video for parking and finding Conference Rooms at Methodist West Hospital.
- Classes at UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park are located at 3625 North Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, IA.
Registration must be completed online. Click on the Register Now button above to register for an upcoming class. If you've already registered and need to cancel your registration, please call 515-241-6728.
Class may be cancelled due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or other unforeseen circumstance. If this should happen, you will be notified by e-mail and/or a phone call and given the opportunity to register for the next available class.
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