Childbirth and Parenting Classes at Aiken Regional Medical Centers

Baby crawling with parents watching

Aiken Regional Medical Centers offers a range of childbirth and parenting classes, including classes to help expectant parents prepare for their new role as parents and classes for children and teenagers.


Childbirth Preparation

Expectant parents will learn about physiological and emotional changes that occur during pregnancy and birth. The class covers labor and delivery, cesarean sections, breathing techniques, anesthesia and analgesia, exercise, relaxation techniques, breastfeeding and baby care. It also includes various tools for coping with discomforts of labor.

The class options are either weekends (Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) or on four consecutive Tuesdays (6 - 9 p.m.).

We are offering these classes free to Aiken Regional patients only.

Location: Aiken Regional, Sixth Floor, Classrooms A and B

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Breastfeeding Class

Learn successful breastfeeding techniques. This course from Aiken Regional includes discussing the advantages of breastfeeding for mother and baby, prenatal preparation, the keys to successful breastfeeding and expressing and storing breast milk.

We are offering these classes free to Aiken Regional patients only.

Location: Aiken Regional, Women's LifeCare Center

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For Babies' Sake

This monthly support group allows you to connect and share experiences with other new parents. Become part of a friendly and supportive community. Expert guest speakers will be featured every quarter. The group is free to patients and meets the second Tuesday of every month.

Location: Aiken Regional, 2nd floor, Women's LifeCare Center Classroom

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Babysitting Training Class

This American Red Cross course teaches skills and information needed to ensure safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or guardians.

This class is for kids age 11 – 15. A parent or guardian must register the attending child or children.

Location: Aiken Regional, Sixth Floor, Classrooms A and B
Cost: $45

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