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Childbirth Prep Classes

Welcome to First Moments Maternity Services

During this exciting and magical time, there’s so much to do and think about. That’s why it’s never too early to start childbirth education classes. We know how busy you are, so our classes are held frequently at Community Medical Center in Toms River and at convenient locations throughout Ocean County. All classes are taught by certified childbirth educators. Join us!

Mom and Baby
  • Prepared Childbirth Series
  • Infant Care Class
  • Childbirth Refresher
  • Breastfeeding Services
  • Guided Tours
Please register early! Classes are limited in size and are assigned on a first-come basis. Confirmation of your registration will be mailed to you.

For further information, please call 732-557-8034 or email: CMCChildbirth@barnabashealth.org

Download the Childbirth Education Flyer (In English)
Download the Childbirth Education Flyer (In Spanish)

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Childbirth Series

Preparation is the key to a rewarding pregnancy, delivery and transition to home and parenting. Our comprehensive childbirth series includes everything you need to know about nutrition, labor and delivery and newborn care.

Preparing for your Newborn

There's so much to learn about caring for your new baby! This class covers some basics. You'll learn about feeding options, bathing, infant safety, the importance of immunizations, well-being care and more! We'll also cover making a smooth transition from hospital to home.

Prepared Childbirth Series

This series covers everything you need to learn about the process of labor, birth and delivery, and postpartum. You’ll learn to master relaxation techniques and breathing methods to help you progress through each stage of labor and birth.

Childbirth Refresher

Need to brush up on relaxation techniques and breathing methods? Then this is the class for you. In one session you’ll learn the latest methods, as well as the various ways that a baby will affect your family.

Infant Care Class

There’s so much to learn about caring for your new baby! This class covers the basics about feeding options, bathing, infant safety, the importance of immunizations,well-baby care and more! We’ll also
cover making a smooth transition from hospital to home. A pediatrician is available to answer any questions you may have.

Breastfeeding Services

Learn the benefits of breastfeeding to you and your baby, the importance of good nutrition, initiating breastfeeding, techniques and positions, problem solving and day-to-day management.

Patient Stories

  • “We love our new life with our four boys - we’re so happy, I can’t say enough good things about my doctors and the entire staff – they were amazing. The nurses were phenomenal. They were caring and supportive and helped keep me calm,” says Kaitlyn.

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  • "I wouldn’t have gotten through this experience without them and I am not really sure how to put those feeling into words. Thank you just doesn’t seem like enough."

    Veanna
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