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Pregnancy Classes on Childbirth, Breastfeeding, and Newborn Care

Pregnancy classes can help you learn more about prenatal care, childbirth, breastfeeding, newborn care, and postpartum care for yourself and your family. These classes are designed to educate you and your partner and build confidence as you bring a new baby into the world!

For a more comprehensive list of resources and links to recent articles, visit our Pregnancy + New Mom Guide.

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Lakeland Regional Health

Lakeland Regional Health is Lakeland’s hospital and also offers many other services for your family’s health.

Some specific services for children + families include:

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lakeland Regional Health is more than just a hospital. The LRH Physician Group provides care in over 20 specialties at convenient locations throughout Polk County. LRH is home to highly skilled OB-Gyn physicians, certified nurse midwives and a compassionate care team offering expert obstetric and gynecologic care in a comfortable, nurturing environment, located right at the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children.  They provide complete prenatal and birthing care from your pregnancy all the way through delivery.

Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children
With approximately 3,100 deliveries each year, Lakeland Regional Health is experienced in welcoming babies into the world. The Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children with its contemporary design and state-of-the-art technology, is why Lakeland Regional Health is your ideal childbirth destination. Take a virtual tour of the Pavilion or sign up for a free Labor & Delivery Tour to take a closer look at their rooms and services.

Children’s Emergency Department + Pediatric ICU
You’ll also find a dedicated Children’s Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU at the hospital. They also offer classes for childbirth, nursing, and caring for a newborn.

Pediatricians
LRH is home to multiple board-certified pediatricians and board-certified nurse practitioners (APRN) who provide care in Lakeland and Winter Haven. LRH partners with Nemours Children’s Health System pediatric specialists.

Center for Fetal Care
For women with a high-risk pregnancy or other underlying conditions, the Center for Fetal Care provides specialized evaluations and consultations. They use advanced technology and testing to give you peace of mind and to achieve the best possible outcome for both you and your baby.

Classes for New Parents
LRH offers a variety of classes for soon-to-be parents and those planning to become pregnant. Class topics include: Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, Prepared Childbirth, and New Parent 101. Click here to see upcoming classes.

See our articles about Lakeland Regional Health.

3D Ultrasound Services | Breastfeeding + Lactation Consultants | Child Behavior + Developmental Evaluations | Emergency Rooms + Hospitals | Hearing Tests + Speech Therapy | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists | Midwives + Birth Centers | Nutrition | OB-GYN Doctors | Obstetrics + Women's Hospitals
1324 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805
3030 Harden Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33803
3015 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33803
4710 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33813
130 Pablo Street, Lakeland, Florida 33803
430 East Central Avenue, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805
300 Parkview Place, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Bellies-2-Babies Pregnancy & Birth Services

Please join me at the gathering place for Bellies-2-Babies in historic downtown Lake Wales where I offer Birth Boot Camp Childbirth Classes! I have a variety of classes available for those birthing in a Hospital Setting or Out of Hospital, as well as offering a Comfort Measures Workshop and Life with your New Recruit newborn care class. Online classes also available!

Breastfeeding + Lactation Consultants | Doulas | Maternity Stores + Baby Stores | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes
229 East Stuart Avenue, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Celebrate Birth

Polk County’s only free standing birth center. We offer complete prenatal care with the option of natural birth at the center or in the comfort of your own home. Prenatal only packages are also available along with waterbirth options, massage therapy, midwifery, educational opportunities, lactation consultation, and various support groups.

Breastfeeding + Lactation Consultants | CPR + First Aid Courses | Donation Locations | Infant Massage Classes | Midwives + Birth Centers | New Mom Support + Social Groups | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes | Prenatal Massage
1525 Edgewater Beach Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Healthy Families Polk

Healthy Families is a free, voluntary program that gives families useful information on parenting and child development. Healthy Families offers parenting classes for parents, expectant parents and caregivers of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Classes are open to the community and focus on children from birth to age 12.

Cost: $25 per person, or $40 per couple and all class materials are included in this fee. If you are a Healthy Families Polk participant, there is no charge.

Fee Includes: Six week course, Class materials, Certificate of completion (given at last class for those who participate in all classes)
To register, call (863) 534-5344. Advanced registration is required.

Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes | Youth Services
Lakeland Midwifery Care

Lakeland Midwifery Care is a team of Florida Licensed Midwives providing holistic pregnancy, birth, and prenatal and postpartum care to families throughout the Lakeland, Tampa Bay, and Central Florida areas. At our office just South of Downtown Lakeland and Dixieland we serve clients seeking both homebirth and hospital birth with the same compassionate care.

Midwives + Birth Centers | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes
1923 Florida 37, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Nurse Family Partnership

The Nurse-Family Partnership is a free, voluntary program that partners first-time moms with nurse home visitors. When moms enroll in the program, a specially trained nurse will visit them throughout their pregnancy and until their baby turns two years old. During these visits, the nurse will offer the knowledge and support needed to confidently create a better life for baby and mom.

Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes | Youth Services
Watson Clinic

One of the largest medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic LLP features over 220 board-certified physicians practicing 40 specialties in 19 convenient locations throughout Lakeland and surrounding communities. Visit our website for a full list of locations. Urgent Care and Walk In Clinics available at Highlands location and Main Clinic.

Hearing Tests + Speech Therapy | Mental Health Counseling + Therapists | Nutrition | OB-GYN Doctors | Pediatricians | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes | Primary Care Doctors | Therapy - Occupational + Physical | Walk-In Clinics + Urgent Care
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33805
1755 North Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
2300 County Road 540A, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Watson Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology

Watson Clinic’s Obstetrics department provides pregnancy and childbirth care that really delivers. Generations of families have taken the first step to a healthy baby by choosing Watson Clinic’s experienced, skilled and compassionate women’s health specialists.

3D Ultrasound Services | Breastfeeding + Lactation Consultants | OB-GYN Doctors | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes
1755 North Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
2164 County Road 540A, Lakeland, Florida 33813
2000 Osprey Boulevard, Bartow, Florida 33830
Winter Haven Hospital & Women's Hospital

Winter Haven Hospital offers a full range of obstetric and gynecological services, a comfortable Mom and Baby Unit, a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and an innovative Breast and Imaging Center offering digital mammography and other diagnostic imaging services.

Emergency Rooms + Hospitals | OB-GYN Doctors | Obstetrics + Women's Hospitals | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes | Walk-In Clinics + Urgent Care
200 Avenue F Northeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
101 Avenue O Southeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
The Nest Lakeland
The Nest

The Nest is a nonprofit organization that serves the community of Lakeland and its surrounding areas through carefully designed programs and support groups in order to enact positive changes within local families.

EDUCATION – We offer many opportunities to inform, strengthen, and empower parents to make the decisions that are just right for their family. Our most popular classes are Prenatal Nutrition, Breastfeeding Basics, Natural Childbirth, Infant Massage, and Infant & Child CPR. We also host workshops and other informative events at our office from time to time.

LACTATION – Group and private support available. Our staff includes four Certified Breastfeeding Specialists and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). We strive to be a source of education, encouragement, and support for mothers who have chosen to provide this naturally healthy start for their children.

DOULA SERVICES – The Nest Doulas provide non-clinical educational, emotional, and physical support to women and their families during pregnancy, labor, and in the postpartum period. In this role, we share unbiased, evidence-based information and recommendations to aid women in making informed decisions about their care and that of their baby.

At The Nest, we believe that strong families help build strong communities. Our mission is to help parents feel confident and supported as they make the best choices for them and their family. Please visit our website for more information.

Breastfeeding + Lactation Consultants | Donation Locations | Doulas | Infant Massage Classes | New Mom Support + Social Groups | Pregnancy + Childbirth Classes
3838 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805