Classes & Support

Whether you are preparing for your first baby, getting ready to go back to work, or are looking for a little extra reassurance – Bellevue Woman’s Center offers tours, classes, and support to help you and your family prepare. Learn what to expect during your pregnancy, labor and delivery, and find the help you need to get through it confidently.

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Classes are open to ALL moms and families in the region, whether you have given birth at Bellevue or not. All health and wellness classes have virtual and in-person options to help you access the learning style that works best for you and your family. For more information about classes, please call 518-346-9410.
Developing confidence as a new parent is an important first step for you, your family, and your infant. Prepare to care for your new baby in this 2 hour program. Discussion include selecting your baby’s doctor, feeding options, the developing newborn milestones, bathing your baby, car-seat safety, and signs of illness. This class is suggested […] More Details
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When it comes to learning how to breastfeed, working with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is the gold standard. These healthcare professionals know everything there is to know about breast milk, breast/chestfeeding, pumping, etc. In our 2-3 hour class, learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, how to latch your baby, milk supply, pumping, […] More Details
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Feel safe and secure when handling an emergency. This program is taught by a Certified American Heart Association instructor and will address: accident prevention, safe proofing your home, CPR: first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving children and babies.   More Details
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The Prepared Childbirth class focuses on labor, birth and the early postpartum stage. Topics include: physical and emotional changes; the labor process; viewing a childbirth video; relaxation and breathing techniques; pain relief in childbirth; and the postpartum period. This class is taught by either a Lamaze OR Childbirth International Certified Childbirth Educator. The expert physicians […] More Details
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In America, the lack of familial leave, breastfeeding support at work, understanding the law, and continued access to care postpartum decreases breastfeeding duration. Come learn about your rights, support systems, scheduling milk expression at work, and breast pumps. This class is taught by our lactation consultants. More Details
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Bellevue offers support groups to provide comfort and assistance to families in the Capital Region.
We understand that when a family experiences the loss of a pregnancy or infant, the grief can be overwhelming. At Bellevue, we want you to know that you are not alone. We offer special support and guidance for grieving families, beginning right in the hospital and continuing for as long as you need us once […] More Details
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Support and encouragement are key factors in successful breastfeeding. A lactation consultant will address your breastfeeding questions and concerns, while actively helping you work on a feeding plan that works for you and your family. More Details
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Expectant parents are welcome and encouraged to tour the maternity unit at Bellevue Woman’s Center. Masks are mandatory regardless of vaccination status.   More Details
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Take a virtual tour of Bellevue Woman’s Center and see why it is #1 place to have a baby in the Capital Region

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