Childbirth 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.
- October 10
- November 14
- December 12
- 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)
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.
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