Assisting, educating and supporting

Classes

At Burdett Care Center, we understand that the birth of a child can raise many questions. Our childbirth classes are designed to answer some of those questions so that you can focus on what’s most important…welcoming your new little one into the world!

Below is a list of our Childbirth Education classes. If you’d like to download the full class schedule, please click here.

Lamaze Childbirth Education/Preparation Series*

This weekly, six-part series taught by certified childbirth instructors will help you gain confidence as you prepare for the birth of your baby. The program provides information on:

  • Nutrition
  • Birth preparation exercises
  • Common pregnancy discomforts
  • The birth process, relaxation
  • Breathing and other comfort techniques
  • Medical procedures and C-Sections

The series concludes with our Baby Basics class (week #6). It’s also a great opportunity to meet other expectant parents!

This class is held on Wednesday evenings, 6:30pm-8:45pm in the Pattison Board Room, 2nd Floor, Samaritan Hospital.

Instructor: Lunette Markussen, RNC, LCCE, FACCE

*Some fees apply. Register now.

Breastfeeding Basics

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it is also a learned art. Taught by a certified lactation consultant, this class offers information on the benefits of breastfeeding and the basics of getting started.

This class is held on Thursday evenings, 6pm-8pm in the Pattison Board Room, 2nd Floor, Samaritan Hospital.

Instructor: Carrie Kimball, BSN, RN, IBCLC Register now.

Breastfeeding Support Group (Day)

Our breastfeeding support group provides instruction and lactation support to nursing mothers and families before, during and after the birth of a baby. New moms and mothers-to-be are welcome to attend our free breastfeeding support group.

This class is held on Tuesdays, 10am-12pm at St. Mary’s Hospital, 1300 Massachusetts Ave., Troy – Conference Room A (across from cafeteria).

Instructor: Carrie Kimball, BSN, RN, IBCLC Register now.

Breastfeeding Support Group (Evening)

Our breastfeeding support group provides instruction and lactation support to nursing mothers and families before, during and after the birth of a baby. New moms and mothers-to-be are welcome to attend our free breastfeeding support group.

This class is held on Tuesday evenings, 6:30pm-8pm in the Pattison Board Room, 2nd Floor, Samaritan Hospital.

Instructor: Carrie Kimball, BSN, RN, IBCLC Register now.

Back to Work/School/Life Program

This 2-hour class provides practical tips and advice for managing your busy life around the needs of your new little one. Moms and partners are welcome to attend. Babies are also welcome.

This class is held on Tuesday evenings, 6pm-8pm in the Pattison Board Room, 2nd Floor, Samaritan Hospital.

Instructor: Carrie Kimball, BSN, RN, IBCLC. Register now.