Child Preparation Classes

Breastfeeding Classes

1 Evening Session
$50 per course

• How to give your baby the best start
• Benefits of Breastfeeding for you and your baby
• Skin-to-Skin contact in the Delivery Room
• New Breastfeeding practices at Staten Island University Hospital
• Positions / Troubleshooting / Pumping / Storing / Resources Available
Expectant Parent Classes

2 Evening Sessions -
$50 per course

• Labor Signs and Symptoms
• Stages and Phases of Labor
• The Delivery Experience
• Medications for Labor and Delivery
• Conditioning Exercises
• Physical and Emotional Changes
• Tour of our Obstetrical Unit
Baby Basics

1 Evening Session
$50 per course

• The Development of Parenting Skills
• Growth and Development
• Meeting the Basic Needs of Children
• Basic Infant Care
• Parent Support Systems
• Safety and Accident Prevention
• Infant CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)

Welcome to the registration page for the Staten Island University Hospital Family Education Classes! To register for one or more classes:

  1. Please check the boxes next to the classes you wish to attend
  2. Click the link to the Family Education Class Calendar below and choose your class date(s)
  3. Enter the class dates you have chosen in the 'Class Date" field.

If you are registering for an Expectant Parents Class series (2 weeks), it is only necessary to give us the date of the first class in the series. Evenings 2, 3, and 4 of each series will be represented by an arrow on the calendar. A confirmation letter will be sent to you in the mail. Please feel free to e-mail us at SIUH_FEC@nshs.edu should you have any questions.