Childbirth EducationChildbirth Education Classes — 2015

The chidlbirth education class explores body changes in the mother during pregnancy, the stages of labor, delivery and postpartum care. The basics of breastfeeding are discussed and parents are given a tour of the Birthing Center of South Texas, located on the third floor of McAllen Medical Center. Tours can also be arranged for The Women's Corner at Edinburg Regional Medical Center. This class is free for expectant parents who preregistered either at McAllen Medical Center of Edinburg Regional Medical Center. For more information and to register for the class, please contact Esther Aguilar at (956) 971-5708 or call the South Texas Health System Reserve and Learn Line at 1-800-879-1033.

English Classes:

Dates: Saturday

  • October 10
  • November 14
  • December 12

Spanish Classes:

  • November 21

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with lunch break

McAllen Medical Center, 301 W. Exp. 83, McAllen, TX 

Healthy Baby Healthy Start 

The goal of the Healthy Baby, Healthy Start program is to improve the health and well being of mothers, infants and children in Hidalgo County.

The Healthy Baby, Healthy Start program addresses a wide range of topics, including:

  • Wellness during pregnancy
  • Maternal health
  • Cooking for you and your baby
  • Safe eating during pregnancy
  • Feeding your baby
  • Healthy habits during and after pregnancy

Dates: The program takes place on two consecutive Saturdays. We encourage participants to attend both sessions.

  • October 3 and 10
  • December 5 and 12

Time: 9 a.m. – noon
Location: Edinburg Regional Medical Center (Cactus Room)

Get more information about the program and registration >

Diabetes Education Classes

Diabetes education classes are available every other week in English and Spanish.

Date and Time:
Every Tuesday, 1 p.m.

McAllen Medical Center 
(3rd Floor – East Classroom)

For more information, please call 956-971-5851.

The Womens Corner
The Women's Corner at Edinburg Regional Medical Center is the region's newest birthing facility. featuring comfortable private labor and delivery suites, two surgical suites and a unique range of VIP amenities.
The Birthing Center
McAllen Medical Center's birthing center features spacious, private labor and delivery rooms, an experienced staff, and an on-site Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
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