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Call Us to Sign Up for Educational Classes!

To sign up for classes please call our OB Office at (404) 352-3616. Payment is required one (1) week prior to your scheduled class. Please be prepared to pay for parking.

The Prepared Childbirth Class

The Prepared Childbirth class is 3 hours in length (6:00pm - 9:00pm) and concludes with a tour of the Maternity Center at Piedmont Hospital Atlanta. The class covers the following topics:

  • Stages and phases of labor
  • Pain management
  • Basic breathing and relaxation
  • Medications and epidurals
  • Possible complications and how to handle them
  • Cesarean section
  • Postpartum Care


Class Dates (2020): January 15th, February 12th, March 30th, April 1st

Instructors: DeAnne Smith, RNC-OB, CCE and Leah Henderson, RNC-OB

Baby Basics Class

In our Baby Basics class, you will learn essential tasks for properly caring for your baby. This is a fun, interactive class that will teach you techniques for sleeping, diapering, cleaning, soothing...and much more! This class is recommended for new parents (and grandparents) and those who feel they would benefit from a "refresher" in newborn care. Classes are held monthly on a Tuesday--starts at 6pm.


Class Dates (2020): January 21st, February 18th, March 17th, April 21st, May 19th. June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th, December 15th.

Instructor: Joy Nichols, RN, International Board Certified Consultant
Fee: $100/couple


Breastfeeding Class

This class prepares mothers for breastfeeding by providing the education and support necessary for having a positive and fulfilling experience. Classes are held monthly on a Tuesday--starts at 6pm.



Class Dates (2020): January 7th, February 4th, March 3rd, April 7th. May 5th. June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st, October 6th, November 3rd, December 1st.

Instructor: Joy Nichols, RN, International Board Certified Consultant
Fee: $80/person


Infant CPR Class

This American Red Cross Infant CPR class teaches lifesaving skills. Training includes infant CPR and first aid for choking infants. Classes are held on Mondays.

Class Dates (2019): December 2nd, December 16th

Class Dates (2020): January 6th, January 24th, February 3rd, February 17th.

Instructor: Carmen Cooper, BLS/CPR and First Aid Instructor

Fee: $25.00/person


Classes at Piedmont Hospital

Piedmont Hospital offers may classes for expecting mothers/families. Please visit the following link for more information: Piedmont Hospital Classes and Events

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