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Maple Grove Hospital offers the following classes:

6 Week Childbirth Class            Weekend Childbirth Class              Refresher Childbirth Classes

Breastfeeding Class                  Big Brother Big Sister Class

 

The 6 week class and BabyMoon class each have 12 hours of instruction and the same topics are covered in each class. 

If you have questions about classes, please contact Loretta Sauvageau at  charlene.sauvageau@maplegrovehospital.org or call 763-581-1808.

 

Family Birth Center Tours are also offered.  Registration is at the bottom of the page.

If you have questions about tours, please contact Kelly at kelly.mohn@maplegrovehospital.org or call 763-581-1003.

Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)

This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This six week class will give you the opportunity to experience:

  • Increased retention of information and coping skills for labor.
  • Decreased anxiety about pregnancy, labor and birth with six weeks of support from a birth professional.
  • Support from other pregnant families.

Bring 2 pillows to practice labor techniques with your partner. You may bring snacks.  It is recommended that you begin this class in approximately the 28-30th week of your pregnancy.

Topics include:

  • Challenges and joys of pregnancy
  • Labor process
  • Birthing options
  • Cesarean birth
  • Breathing, relaxation and labor support
  • Care of the newborn
  • Adjustment to your new role as parents
  • Tour of the Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital

Cost: $110

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Tuesday, November 11Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are November 11, 18, 25 and December 2, 9 and 16, 2014.
$110Registration is closed
Wednesday, December 3Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are December 3, 10, 17, 2014 and January 7, 14 and 21, 2015.
$110Registration is closed
Monday, December 15Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are December 15, 22, 29, 2014 and January 5, 12 and 19, 2014.
$110Register
Monday, December 15Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are December 15, 22, 29, 2014 and January 5, 12 and 19, 2014.
$110Register
Thursday, January 8Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5 and 12, 2015.
$110Register
Tuesday, January 13Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 10 and 17, 2015.
$110Register
Monday, January 26Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are January 26 and February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 2015.
$110Register
Wednesday, January 28Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are January 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2015.
$110Register
Monday, February 2Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 9, 2015.
$110Register
Thursday, February 19Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are February 19, 26 and March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2015.
$110Register
Tuesday, February 24Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are February 24 and March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 9, 2015.
$110Register
Wednesday, March 11Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are March 11, 18, 25, and April 1, 8, and 15, 2015.
$110Register
Monday, March 16Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are March 16, 23, 30, and April 6, 13, and 20, 2015.
$110Register


BabyMoon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital - Sat 9am and Sun 9am

This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. During this class you will also have opportunities to get to know other expectant parents.

This class is offered with a 9a.m. Sunday start time, or a 12 noon Sunday start time.

Scroll down to the next heading for the 12 noon Sunday start dates.

 

Bring 2 pillows to practice labor techniques with your partner. You may also bring snacks. Water will be provided. Noon meal will be on your own.  It is recommended that you take this class between 29 and 36 weeks of your pregnancy. 

Topics include:

  • Challenges and joys of pregnancy
  • Labor process
  • Birthing options
  • Cesarean birth
  • Breathing, relaxation and labor support
  • Care of the newborn
  • Adjustment to your new role as parents
  • Tour of the Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital

 

Cost: $110 for the class

Time: Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Classes located at Maple Grove Hospital



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Saturday, November 1Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. November 1 & 2: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Registration is closed
Saturday, November 15Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. November 15 & 16: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Registration is closed
Saturday, November 22Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. November 22 & 23: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Registration is closed
Saturday, December 6Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. December 6 & 7: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Registration is closed
Saturday, December 13Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. December 13 & 14: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, January 10Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. January 10 & 11: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, January 17Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. January 17 & 18: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, January 31Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. January 31 & February 1: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, February 7Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. February 7 & February 8: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, February 28Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. February 28 & March 1: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, February 28Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. February 28 & March 1: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, March 7Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. March 7 & 8: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, March 21Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. March 21 & 22: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, March 28Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. March 28 & 29: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register


BabyMoon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital - Sat 9am and Sun 12pm

This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. During this class you will also have opportunities to get to know other expectant parents.

 

Bring 2 pillows to practice labor techniques with your partner. You may also bring snacks. Water will be provided. Noon meal will be on your own.  It is recommended that you take this class between 29 and 36 weeks of your pregnancy. 

Topics include:

  • Challenges and joys of pregnancy
  • Labor process
  • Birthing options
  • Cesarean birth
  • Breathing, relaxation and labor support
  • Care of the newborn
  • Adjustment to your new role as parents
  • Tour of the Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital

 

Cost: $110 for the class

Saturday 9 a.m. -  5 p.m., Sunday 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Classes located at Maple Grove Hospital



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Saturday, October 25Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. October 25 & 26: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, November 8Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. November 8 & 9: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, November 22Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. November 22 & 23: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, December 6Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. December 6 & 7: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, December 13Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. December 13 & 14: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, December 20Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. December 20 & 21: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, January 24Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. January 24 & 25: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, February 14Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. February 14 & 15: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, March 14Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. March 14 &15: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register


Refresher Childbirth

This class is intended for couples who have previously had a baby. It is recommended that you take this class between 29 to 36 weeks gestation.

Topics included:

  • Review of Labor Process
  • Breathing, Relaxation, and Labor Support
  • Update on Medication Choices
  • Cesarean Birth
  • Sibling Preparation
  • Tour of the Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital

Cost: $50
Time: Saturday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Sunday 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Sunday, November 16Saturday Refresher
This class is for parents that have had at least one childbirth experience. **Please note that this class is offered on Sunday from 4 to 7:30 p.m.**
$50Register
Saturday, January 10Saturday Refresher
This class is for parents that have had at least one childbirth experience. **Please note that this class is offered on Saturday from 9 to 12:30 p.m.**
$50Register


Breastfeeding Class

Most professionals agree that breastfeeding benefits both mother and baby in many ways. Taking this class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby. We will give you tips for success, such as: how to recognize of your baby’s hunger cues, how to know if your baby is nursing well, pumping and storage information for time away from your baby and much more. Both parents are encouraged to attend.

Cost: $25
Time: Week nights 7 to 9 p.m. or Sunday 4 to 6 p.m

 



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Tuesday, November 4Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Registration is closed
Tuesday, November 18Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, December 2Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, December 16Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Sunday, January 11Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Wednesday, January 14Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, January 20Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Wednesday, February 4Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, February 17Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Wednesday, February 25Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Sunday, March 8Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, March 10Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Monday, March 30Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register


Big Brother Big Sister

In this class, children three and older will explore their new role through art, storytelling and a visit to the Family Birth Center. Sometimes we even see a baby!

An adult must attend class with child.

Time: 6:30-7:30

Fee: $25 per family



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Tuesday, November 11Big Brother Big Sister
In this class children 3 to 7 will explore their new role through art, storytelling and touring the Family Birth Center. Sometimes we even see a baby! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time:6:30-7:30 Fee: $25 per family
$25Registration is closed
Monday, December 8Big Brother Big Sister
In this class children 3 to 7 will explore their new role through art, storytelling and touring the Family Birth Center. Sometimes we even see a baby! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time:6:30-7:30 Fee: $25 per family
$25Registration is closed
Wednesday, January 21Big Brother Big Sister
In this class children 3 to 7 will explore their new role through art, storytelling and touring the Family Birth Center. Sometimes we even see a baby! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time:6:30-7:30 Fee: $25 per family
$25Register
Tuesday, February 10Big Brother Big Sister
In this class children 3 to 7 will explore their new role through art, storytelling and touring the Family Birth Center. Sometimes we even see a baby! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time:6:30-7:30 Fee: $25 per family
$25Register
Tuesday, March 17Big Brother Big Sister
In this class children 3 to 7 will explore their new role through art, storytelling and touring the Family Birth Center. Sometimes we even see a baby! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Time:6:30-7:30 Fee: $25 per family
$25Register


Family Birth Center Tours



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Saturday, October 25Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, October 25Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, October 28Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Registration is closed
Tuesday, October 28Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, October 30Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, October 30Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 1Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 1Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 4Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 4Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, November 6Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Registration is closed
Thursday, November 6Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 8Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 8Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 11Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 11Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, November 13Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, November 13Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 15Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 15Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 18Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 18Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, November 20Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Thursday, November 20Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 22Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, November 22Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 25Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, November 25Family Birth Center Tours
The staff at our Family Birth Center offer tours for those expecting to deliver at Maple Grove Hospital. The tour begins at 7:15 p.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration