Abington - Jefferson Health's first priority is the safety of you and your baby. Due to current health concerns, we have transitioned our classes to a virtual format.
As one of the leading maternity hospitals in the Delaware Valley in number of babies born every year, we are committed to caring for expecting and new parents. In addition to providing advanced medical care and technology, we sponsor educational programs on topics covering planning for pregnancy, childbirth and parenting.
Abington – Jefferson Health's maternity education program prepares expecting parents for the arrival of their newborn. These resources focus on labor preparation, what to expect during delivery, your hospital stay and caring for your newborn. For assistance navigating these virtual resources, please contact our Lead Childbirth Educator.
Recommended Learning Playlists
Access Abington – Jefferson Health’s comprehensive video library and view recommended learning playlists that cover a wide range of topics from conception to postpartum to caring for your baby and more.
Baby Basics with our Pediatrician
This virtual class is lead by our Chair of Pediatrics and one of our Childbirth Educators. They present a Power Point review of common concerns including how to choose a pediatric care provider, feeding choices, safety, care in the hospital, what tests are performed, expectations of being a new parent, safe sleep guidelines, immunizations and more.
You are welcome to bring your questions to ask during our open forum Q&A after the lecture.
- Click here to register for Baby Basics with our Pediatrician.
- The American Heart Association offers bilingual CPR Anytime kits which teaches CPR, relief of choking in adults, children and infants as well as infant CPR. These kits are ideal for family members, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card.
Labor & Delivery Tour
- Many expecting moms would like to learn gentle stretches and movements to assist with their changing body during pregnancy. This virtual class will teach participants how to build strength and flexibility, as well as teach breathing awareness and relaxation. All of these techniques aid comfort during pregnancy and labor.
- You do not need to have any prior yoga experience to attend but you do need the waiver form completed by your OB office before your first class.
- Click here to register for our virtual Prenatal Yoga class.