Childbirth Classes

Mount Sinai Medical Center is pleased to offer the following tours and childbirth classes:

Tours

Tours of the Maternity Unit are provided every Wednesday at 3pm. All expectant mothers and spouses/partners are welcome.

Breast-Feeding Class

Do you have questions and/or concerns about breast-feeding? Is it your desire to nurture and feed your baby naturally? Learn the basics of breast-feeding and why it can be one of life’s most gratifying rewards. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and is offered once a month. The session is suggested for women in the last eight weeks of pregnancy. The fee is $35.00 per couple and advanced registration is required. To register, please call the Baby hotline at (305) 674-BABY (2229) or email mguerrer@msmc.com.

Childbirth Preparedness Class

This program highlights all of the important issues that new mothers face. It discusses topics regarding pregnancy, labor and delivery, and anesthesia options. The classes should be taken during the last eight weeks of the pregnancy, with one support person in attendance. The program includes a tour of the Young Presidents’ Club Special Delivery Suites. The fee is $80 per couple and advanced registration is required. To register, please call the Baby hotline at (305) 674-BABY (2229) or email mguerrer@msmc.com.

Shalom Baby! Preparing for Childbirth and Beyond

This class is a 6 week series on preparing physically, emotionally and spiritually for the birth of your child with a Jewish twist. The first half of each class is taught by a childbirth educator-doula, and will include information regarding pregnancy, labor & delivery, anesthesia options, infant CPR and first aid. The second half of each class is taught by a variety of community professionals, including a Rabbi, Pediatrician and Social Worker. The fee for the class is $120. For dates, times and registration, please call Temple Beth Sholom at (786) 507-6104 or e-mail: shalombaby@tbsmb.org. You can also check our website for class information: http://www.tbsmb.org/programs/parenting/

Infant CPR & Safety

This non-certification class covers the basics of resuscitation for infants from birth to one year old. The session, which features hands on practice of CPR techniques using a mannequin, also provides tips on infant safety, the proper use of car seats and baby-proofing your home. The fee is $35 per couple and advanced registration is required. To register, please call the Baby hotline at (305) 674-BABY (2229) or email mguerrer@msmc.com,

For additional information, please call our Baby hotline at (305) 674-BABY (2229) or email mguerrer@msmc.com. Our mailing address is: Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140, Attn: Childbirth Program/Maria Guerrero.