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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
Monday, September 8Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are September 8, 15, 22, 29 and October 6 and 13, 2014.
$110Registration is closed
Wednesday, September 10Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 8, and 15, 2014.
$110Registration is closed
Monday, September 29Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are September 29 and October 6, 13, 20, 27 and November 3, 2014.
$110Register
Thursday, October 16Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 13 and 20 2014.
$110Register
Monday, October 20Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are October 20, 27 and November 3, 10, 17 and 24 2014.
$110Register
Wednesday, October 22Childbirth Preparation (Six Night)
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. This session's classes are October 22, 29 and November 5, 12, 19 and 26 2014.
$110Register
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.
$110Register
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.
$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
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


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, September 6Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. September 6 & 7: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3 pm
$110Registration is closed
Saturday, September 20Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. September 20 & 21: Saturday, 9a.m. - 3p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3 pm Please note time change for this series only. A Baby Ball at the hospital, open to all expectant families, will be held on September 20th from 3 to 5 p.m.
$110Registration is closed
Saturday, October 4Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. October 4 & 5 : Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Register
Saturday, October 18Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. October 18 & 19: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, 9a.m. - 3p.m.
$110Registration is closed
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.
$110Register
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.
$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, 9a.m. - 3p.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, 9a.m. - 3p.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, 9a.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, September 13Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. September 13 & 14: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, Noon - 5 pm
$110Register
Saturday, September 27Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. September 27 & 28: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, Noon - 5 pm
$110Register
Saturday, October 11Baby Moon - A weekend class at Maple Grove Hospital
This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. October 11 & 12: Saturday, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Sunday, 12p.m. - 5p.m.
$110Register
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 Refresher

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.



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


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: 7 -9 p.m.

 



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Tuesday, September 16Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Registration is closed
Tuesday, September 30Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, October 7Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, October 21Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
Tuesday, November 4Breastfeeding Class
This class will help you decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your baby.
$25Register
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


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, September 9Big 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. September 9, 2014 Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Fee: $25 per family
$25Register
Tuesday, October 14Big Brother Big Sister
In this class, children ages 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, 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
$25Register
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
$25Register


Family Birth Center Tours



Upcoming sessions: show on calendar
Start DateSession InformationCost
Thursday, September 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.
$0Registration is closed
Thursday, September 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
Saturday, September 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 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Registration is closed
Saturday, September 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 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, September 9Family 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, September 9Family 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, September 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
Thursday, September 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
Saturday, September 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 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, September 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 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, September 16Family 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, September 16Family 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, September 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
Thursday, September 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
Saturday, September 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 10:30 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Saturday, September 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 11:15 a.m. and takes 30 minutes.
$0Free Registration
Tuesday, September 23Family 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, September 23Family 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, September 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
Thursday, September 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
Saturday, September 27Family 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, September 27Family 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, September 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
Tuesday, September 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