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 to help you prepare for your new role as a parent.


Childbirth Preparation

This four-week course from Aiken Regional will prepare you for the birth of your child. Expectant parents will learn about physiological and emotional changes that occur during pregnancy and birth. It includes various tools for coping with the discomforts of labor. The course covers labor and delivery, cesarean sections, breathing techniques, anesthesia and analgesia, exercise, relaxation techniques, breastfeeding and baby care.

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

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Location: Aiken Regional, Sixth Floor, Classrooms A and B
Instructions: Please bring two pillows, a blanket and a partner to each class.
One registration is good for you and your partner. You only need to register for the first class in the series.

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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.

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

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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 teenagers from ages 11 – 15. A parent or guardian must register the attending child or children. Please select one ticket for each child.

Location: Aiken Regional Medical Center, on the 6th floor in classrooms A & B.

Cost: This class costs $35 (includes afternoon snack, textbook and certificate).

2017 Dates:

  • June 10
  • July 10
  • August 7
  • November 11

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