Maternity Classes at Baptist DeSoto

Education Opportunities

The Women’s Pavilion at Baptist DeSoto provides several monthly prenatal classes, free of charge and taught by our staff. Our goal is to offer evidence-based education for parents and their support persons.

Prepared Childbirth Class

Expecting families plan for their baby's birth and gain knowledge in the birthing journey. This class covers topics such as early labor, stages of active labor, non-medicated and medicated birthing options, medical interventions during vaginal and cesarean births, immediate postpartum timeframe and more. Approximately 3 hours.

All classes are offered free of charge and reservations are required. Please call 662-772-2296 for dates, times and to register for an in-person or online class.

Breastfeeding Class

This class discusses getting off to a good start, what to expect, milk production and transfer, how to achieve an effective latch, holding baby, troubleshooting, pumping, return to work and finding lactation help. Approximately 2 hours.

All classes are offered free of charge and reservations are required. Please call 662-772-2296 for dates, times and to register for an in-person or online class.

Newborn Basics Class

Covers a variety of topics such as basic newborn knowledge, what to expect initially after birth, daily infant care and hygiene, car seat safety and what to do in case of an emergency. Approximately 2 hours. All classes are offered free of charge and reservations are required. Please call 662-772-2296 for dates, times and to register for an in-person or online class.

Online Classes and Education

The Women’s Pavilion at Baptist DeSoto is proud to offer a free anytime, anywhere online education option for prenatal care, childbirth, breastfeeding, newborn care and more. YoMingo, our online education program, is designed to give you convenient access to valuable information and support your need at every stage of your healthcare journey. To register for the program, email us at DesotoWomensPavilion@bmhcc.org.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email invitation from noreply@yomingo.com where you can create a unique password and login. If you do not receive the email in your inbox, be sure and check your junk/spam folder.  You can also download the mobile app version by searching your app store for “YoMingo”. This online education program is available on any device and comes in multiple languages.

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