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Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

2/8/2023 Pediatric First Aid (Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes This class is taught by an American Heart Association certified instructor who will help expectant and new parents learn how to handle many emergencies that can occur with babies and young children. There is a focus on child safety and prevention, as well as specific action plans for when mishaps do happen and how to stock a first-aid kit. The instructor is now devoting a solid amount of time for teach and facilitate practicing (with demonstration using a CPR doll) for a choking infant and child.  A brief overview of CPR is included.  Fee: $55 per person/ $70 per couple PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or more weeks prior to the class start date. Please note that there may not be alternative classes available. Please contact Penn Parenting University at 215-829-5020 to request a change. Requests must be made a minimum of 2 weeks prior to class start date. Full refunds will be processed for early… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Online via BlueJeans. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, February 12, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, & 3/27 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, February 13, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fragile Beginnings (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth This parent support group for caregivers whose babies have spent time in the NICU provides an opportunity to connect with other parents who have shared similar experiences and concerns. Join us to: share your story, support others and be supported, exchange information, ideas, and strategies as well as nurture yourself as you make meaning of this unexpected journey, especially during this difficult time in the world.  Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered weekly.  Cost: $10/session. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Monday, February 13, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

CANCELLED - Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, & 3/14 (Tue; 11am-12:30 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class sessions) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

2/14/2023 BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, & 3/14 (Tue; 11am-12:30 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class sessions) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

2/21/2023 BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

BEGINNING BREASTFEEDING (Online via BlueJeans)

Lactation Taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), this class will help get you off to a good start with breastfeeding.  Partners and your support team are welcome. Fee: $45 For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: (Online via BlueJeans). Room: ZUBROW AUDITORIUM. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Sweet Sleep Seminar (Online via BlueJeans)

Parent & Child Classes Sweet Sleep Seminar-This 90-minute class will help you develop an understanding of infant sleep and maybe help you get some sleep yourself!  There is so much advice about sleep---much of it contradictory. What is “normal”?  What is “safe”? And how can I foster healthy sleep patterns in my baby? This session is geared for those with infants 4weeks to 4 months. This session is geared for parents of infants 4 weeks to 4 months old. However, expectant parents, grandparents, and caregivers will also benefit from attending. Babes in arms are welcome! For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: (Online via BlueJeans Event). Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

LABOR LAB Class (Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes Attending the eClass Understanding Birth is a prerequisite for this in-person class. Perfect to refresh your relaxation skills for a second or third birth or enhance your childbirth education class for baby number one. This “lab” class focuses exclusively on comfort measures for labor. Taught by certified childbirth educators and birth doulas, this will be time well spent for expectant women and their partners. Two hours of class time and homework that you will love! Fee: The cost for this class is $40 for up to two people. There are no discounts available at this time for single parents or those planning to attend without a partner. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, February 26, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 1/9/2023 - 03/27/2023 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, February 27, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fragile Beginnings (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth This parent support group for caregivers whose babies have spent time in the NICU provides an opportunity to connect with other parents who have shared similar experiences and concerns. Join us to: share your story, support others and be supported, exchange information, ideas, and strategies as well as nurture yourself as you make meaning of this unexpected journey, especially during this difficult time in the world.  Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered weekly.  Cost: $10/session. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Monday, February 27, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Birth Trauma Recovery Group

Beyond Birth At the time of birth, you may have experienced feelings of fear, helplessness, feeling unheard, or feeling very worried about your and/or your baby’s safety. Sometimes these thoughts and feelings register later; even months or more after birth, it's possible to feel shocked, guilty or numb and even experience panic attacks or anxiety relating to your birth experience. If you notice any of these symptoms, you may be experiencing birth trauma. If so, you are certainly not alone. It's been estimated that up to 1 in 3 women who give birth may experience birth trauma. This group is an 8-week confidential treatment group for birth trauma survivors led by a certified perinatal mental health expert. We will focus on topics such as self-care, trauma recovery, identifying and managing triggers, caring for your baby while being in your own healing process, and telling your story.   The group meets virtually via Bluejeans, a confidential video meeting platform. We hope you will join-please call 215.829.5046 or email … Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Virtual /BlueJeans. Audience: Patients. Caregivers. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Patient Education. Monday, February 27, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, & 3/14 (Tue; 11am-12:30 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class sessions) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

2/28/2023 BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/20 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

3/1/2023 Childbirth Prep 101 (3-week Series / Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes Dates include: 3/2, 3/9 & 3/16 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. You will also tour the labor and delivery units, space permitting. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 4-6 weeks before your due date. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer.  Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or more weeks prior to the class start date. Please note that there may not be alternative classes available. Please contact us at 215-829-5020 to request a change. Requests must be made a minimum of 2 weeks prior to class start… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Online Class via BlueJeans. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, March 5, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 1/9/2023 - 03/27/2023 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, March 6, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fragile Beginnings (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth This parent support group for caregivers whose babies have spent time in the NICU provides an opportunity to connect with other parents who have shared similar experiences and concerns. Join us to: share your story, support others and be supported, exchange information, ideas, and strategies as well as nurture yourself as you make meaning of this unexpected journey, especially during this difficult time in the world.  Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered weekly.  Cost: $10/session. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Monday, March 6, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 7, 2023.

Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, & 3/14 (Tue; 11am-12:30 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class sessions) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

3/8/2023 Pediatric First Aid (Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes This class is taught by an American Heart Association certified instructor who will help expectant and new parents learn how to handle many emergencies that can occur with babies and young children. There is a focus on child safety and prevention, as well as specific action plans for when mishaps do happen and how to stock a first-aid kit. The instructor is now devoting a solid amount of time for teach and facilitate practicing (with demonstration using a CPR doll) for a choking infant and child.  A brief overview of CPR is included.  Fee: $55 per person/ $70 per couple PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or more weeks prior to the class start date. Please note that there may not be alternative classes available. Please contact Penn Parenting University at 215-829-5020 to request a change. Requests must be made a minimum of 2 weeks prior to class start date. Full refunds will be processed for early… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Online via BlueJeans. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/20 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

LABOR LAB Class (Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes Attending the eClass Understanding Birth is a prerequisite for this in-person class. Perfect to refresh your relaxation skills for a second or third birth or enhance your childbirth education class for baby number one. This “lab” class focuses exclusively on comfort measures for labor. Taught by certified childbirth educators and birth doulas, this will be time well spent for expectant women and their partners. Two hours of class time and homework that you will love! Fee: The cost for this class is $40 for up to two people. There are no discounts available at this time for single parents or those planning to attend without a partner. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, March 11, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, March 12, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 1/9/2023 - 03/27/2023 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, March 13, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fragile Beginnings (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth This parent support group for caregivers whose babies have spent time in the NICU provides an opportunity to connect with other parents who have shared similar experiences and concerns. Join us to: share your story, support others and be supported, exchange information, ideas, and strategies as well as nurture yourself as you make meaning of this unexpected journey, especially during this difficult time in the world.  Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered weekly.  Cost: $10/session. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Monday, March 13, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, & 3/14 (Tue; 11am-12:30 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class sessions) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

BECOMING GRAND (Online via BlueJeans)

This one evening course helps grandparents-to-be and new Grand’s tap into the wisdom they have acquired through experience while learning ways to help and support the new parents. Come learn what’s new and evidence-based in the world of infant safety and parenting and share with other Grand’s. Fee: $25 per person/$40 per couple, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or more weeks prior to the class start date. Please note that there may not be alternative classes available. Please contact Penn Parenting University at 215-829-5020 to request a change. Requests must be made a minimum of 2 weeks prior to class start date. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS LESS THAN ONE WEEK. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Online Class via BlueJeans. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

3/14/2023 BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/20 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 16, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, March 16, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 16, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, March 18, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, March 19, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 1/9/2023 - 03/27/2023 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, March 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fragile Beginnings (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth This parent support group for caregivers whose babies have spent time in the NICU provides an opportunity to connect with other parents who have shared similar experiences and concerns. Join us to: share your story, support others and be supported, exchange information, ideas, and strategies as well as nurture yourself as you make meaning of this unexpected journey, especially during this difficult time in the world.  Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered weekly.  Cost: $10/session. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Monday, March 20, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

3/21/2023 BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

BEGINNING BREASTFEEDING (Online via BlueJeans)

Lactation Taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), this class will help get you off to a good start with breastfeeding.  Partners and your support team are welcome. Fee: $45 For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: (Online via BlueJeans). Room: ZUBROW AUDITORIUM. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Sweet Sleep Seminar (Online via BlueJeans)

Parent & Child Classes Sweet Sleep Seminar-This 90-minute class will help you develop an understanding of infant sleep and maybe help you get some sleep yourself!  There is so much advice about sleep---much of it contradictory. What is “normal”?  What is “safe”? And how can I foster healthy sleep patterns in my baby? This session is geared for those with infants 4weeks to 4 months. This session is geared for parents of infants 4 weeks to 4 months old. However, expectant parents, grandparents, and caregivers will also benefit from attending. Babes in arms are welcome! For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: (Online via BlueJeans Event). Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/20 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 23, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, March 23, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 1/9/2023 - 03/27/2023 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, March 27, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fragile Beginnings (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth This parent support group for caregivers whose babies have spent time in the NICU provides an opportunity to connect with other parents who have shared similar experiences and concerns. Join us to: share your story, support others and be supported, exchange information, ideas, and strategies as well as nurture yourself as you make meaning of this unexpected journey, especially during this difficult time in the world.  Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered weekly.  Cost: $10/session. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Monday, March 27, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 28, 2023.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20 (Tue; 10:30am-12:00 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class session) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Postpartum Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth After months of anticipation and excitement, your baby is here. Often, life after baby is not how you imagined it. You may be anxious, having trouble sleeping, afraid to take your eyes off your sleeping infant. You may feel down, emotional, and unsure of yourself. You're not alone. 1 in 5 new or expecting mothers/birthing people suffer from a PMAD (perinatal mood and anxiety disorder) otherwise known as postpartum depression. This group provides space for new moms/gestational parents to discuss the honest, real and hard parts of motherhood/parenthood. The first few weeks and months with a new baby can be a time of great change. Even when all is going well, many families can use additional support. This parent support group provides a welcoming, non-judgmental space for new parents to share, heal, learn coping skills, and connect with others who are going through the same thing. Both babies and tears are welcome. This group is facilitated by a certified perinatal mental health expert and the group is offered… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

3/28/2023 BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/20 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 30, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pregnancy Support Group (Virtual Class)

Beyond Birth Being pregnant can be a reason for joy and excitement or stress and anxiety. Either way, you may benefit from pregnancy related information and support. This group provides a safe space for women/birthing people to process their individual feelings about their pregnancy, learn coping skills for stress, anxiety and/or depression, and connect with other expecting moms/birthing people who are facing similar difficulties. The group discusses topics including: Managing the ups and downs of pregnancy , Coping when pregnancy is not what you expected , Coping with anxiety and depression during pregnancy , Finding support - navigating relationships with your partner, family and friends , Collaborating with your provider and locating other resources, This group is meant to support expecting moms/birthing people who are struggling with their mental health and are feeling anxious and overwhelmed by becoming a mother/parent.  Both first-time moms/birthing people and non-first-time pregnant people can join. This group… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Audience: Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Support & Networking Group. Virtual Event Only. Thursday, March 30, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

INFANT/CHILD (In-person class) @ PA Hospital

Pre-Natal Classes This CPR class is taught by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. This “friends and family” non-certifying course focuses on rescue procedures for infants and children up to eight years of age. Instruction covers emergencies such as choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest. Parents, grandparents, and child care providers are encouraged to attend. ***Please note that registration for this class is per person.  Couples seeking to register may duplicate all registration information except for the email address.  Each person must use a unique email address. Fee: $55 per person, If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line with your credit card information. Phone: 215-829-5020 Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POLICY Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: For everyone’s protection, all class participants MUST wear a face mask. Please visit the Penn Medicine website for more information about Covid-19 guidelines. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/penn-medicine-locations/pennsylvania-hospital/patient-and-visitor-information/covid-19-patient-visitor-guidelines. Room: Duncan Bldg. 4th Fl Nursing Education, Ste 401. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, March 30, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20 (Tue; 10:30am-12:00 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class session) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

4/6/2023 Childbirth Prep 101 (3-week Series / Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes Dates include: 4/6, 4/13 & 4/20 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. You will also tour the labor and delivery units, space permitting. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 4-6 weeks before your due date. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer.  Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or more weeks prior to the class start date. Please note that there may not be alternative classes available. Please contact us at 215-829-5020 to request a change. Requests must be made a minimum of 2 weeks prior to class… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Online Class via BlueJeans. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, April 6, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5, 6/12, 6/26 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, April 10, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20 (Tue; 10:30am-12:00 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class session) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/21 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, April 15, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, April 16, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5, 6/12, 6/26 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, April 17, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20 (Tue; 10:30am-12:00 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class session) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

BEGINNING BREASTFEEDING (Online via BlueJeans)

Lactation Taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), this class will help get you off to a good start with breastfeeding.  Partners and your support team are welcome. Fee: $45 For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: (Online via BlueJeans). Room: ZUBROW AUDITORIUM. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/21 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Sweet Sleep Seminar (Online via BlueJeans)

Parent & Child Classes Sweet Sleep Seminar-This 90-minute class will help you develop an understanding of infant sleep and maybe help you get some sleep yourself!  There is so much advice about sleep---much of it contradictory. What is “normal”?  What is “safe”? And how can I foster healthy sleep patterns in my baby? This session is geared for those with infants 4weeks to 4 months. This session is geared for parents of infants 4 weeks to 4 months old. However, expectant parents, grandparents, and caregivers will also benefit from attending. Babes in arms are welcome! For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: (Online via BlueJeans Event). Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Parenthood (Birth - 6 months)

Parent & Child Classes The Hall-Mercer Child and Parent Center offers this discussion group for new parents. The group is led by experts in newborn care and infant development and can help you adjust to new parenthood. You'll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Baby games, stories, and songs also will be shared. In this class, you will meet parents whose infants are the same age as yours. Topics may include: Establishing a sleep and feeding routine , Returning to work , Finding childcare , Learning through play , Physical, social and emotional milestones , Life changes of new parenthood , Parenting during a global pandemic, Ages: birth-6 months  Date/Time: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/20 (Thu; 11:00am-12:30 pm), Fee: $30/class; $180 (6-week session) DROP IN: $35.00 (per session), If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor  Room 1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Thursday, April 20, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

LABOR LAB Class (Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes Attending the eClass Understanding Birth is a prerequisite for this in-person class. Perfect to refresh your relaxation skills for a second or third birth or enhance your childbirth education class for baby number one. This “lab” class focuses exclusively on comfort measures for labor. Taught by certified childbirth educators and birth doulas, this will be time well spent for expectant women and their partners. Two hours of class time and homework that you will love! Fee: The cost for this class is $40 for up to two people. There are no discounts available at this time for single parents or those planning to attend without a partner. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date. Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Thursday, April 20, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, April 23, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5, 6/12, 6/26 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, April 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 25, 2023.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20 (Tue; 10:30am-12:00 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class session) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/21 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, April 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, April 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) child

Parent & Child Classes Parenting Your Second (or Third or Fourth) Child   The Child and Parent Center’s Second+ Baby group is a discussion group designed for families with an older child or children and a new baby; caregivers and infants may attend group. You’ll be able to ask questions, get advice from the instructor and problem-solve with other parents. This group is led by an expert instructor who creates an environment of trust, support and positive guidance. The group focuses on topics related to parenting siblings including: Encouraging positive sibling relationships , Managing additional demands that come with parenting more than one child. Date/Time: 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5, 6/12, 6/26 (Mon; 10-11:30 am) Fee: $30/class; $300 (10-Classes in a Session) DROP-IN: $35 PER CLASS All in-person attendees will be required to wear masks for the duration of the class, regardless of vaccination status. If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center  245 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Room1. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Monday, May 1, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

eClass Understanding Birth (Online)

Pre-Natal Classes Understanding Birth e-Class. This engaging, evidence-based online program is available for you and a partner to enjoy from the safety and convenience of your own home. Includes narration from a professional educator, engaging videos, 3D animations, learning activities, and more.  Includes downloadable PDFs and a Parent’s Toolbox. Registration provides access to the course content for 60 days, so it is recommended to launch the program 2 ½-3 months before your due date. Registration is non-refundable.  THIS CLASS IS ONLINE. Special note: You will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and the link to launch within 3 business days. Location: Virtual. Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

(SPRING Semester) Exploring Toddlers (13- 36 months)

Parent & Child Classes This play group is led by experts in child development and education, the group is a resource to support your toddler's physical, social and emotional milestones. You’ll be able to ask questions, share experiences, and learn how to parent with confidence. Toddlers will enjoy music and developmentally stimulating stories, art projects, sensory activities songs, movement activities and provide you with inspiration for at-home ideas. In this class, you will meet parents whose toddlers are the same age as yours.   Topics may include: • Developmental milestones, • Sleep and feeding routines, • Food & Mealtime routine, • Finding childcare, • Balancing work and family, • Language development, • Social skills, • Learning through play, • Parenting during a global pandemic,   Ages: 13- 36 months,   Date/Time: 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20 (Tue; 10:30am-12:00 pm) $30/class; $300 (10-class session) DROP-IN $35.00, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

BABY CARE BASICS at PAH

Pre-Natal Classes Boost your confidence as a new parent by learning safe and comfortable ways to care for, swaddle, diaper and bathe your baby. We will also discuss normal newborn appearance and characteristics. This class is offered in-person and you will be able to practice with life-sized dolls, diapers, wipes, and blankets. For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 3-5 weeks before your due date.   ***In the event of actual or forecasted inclement weather, you will be notified by email at least 24 hours in advance and the class will switch to virtual format. You will be sent the link to join through your email. It will be helpful to have a doll, stuffed animal, diaper, and blanket on hand in case this happens. Fee: $40 for up to 2 people   If you'd prefer to pay over the phone, call our secure line at 215-829-5020 with your credit card information. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital Solutions for Women. Building/Floor: Penn Parenting University Solutions for Women Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Basement Level, Suite B-3 GPS COORDINATES ARE:   LATITUDE: 39.945379 / LONGITUDE: -75.153583 ***Closer to the date of your class, and email reminder will be sent, please check your junk and spam folders. WALKING DIRECTIONS: • From the Delancey St. parking garage, proceed to 7th street and turn left. • The Duncan Building is a red brick building on your left. • Go through the gate and through the main ent… Room: Suite B3. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

(SPRING Semester) Social Baby/Explorers

Parent & Child Classes Enjoy sensory activities, music, stories and songs with your social/exploring infant. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered, share experiences, and learn how to nurture their child’s development. This group is facilitated by an instructor with expertise in child development and adjustment to parenthood. Ages: 7-12 months Date/Time: 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/21 (Wed; 12pm-1:30pm) $30/class; (10-Class Session) $300.00, DROP-IN: $35.00 PER CLASS, If the cost of this program presents a financial hardship for you, please call us at 215-829-5046 to find out how you can determine if you qualify for financial assistance. If you are on a Medical Assistance Plan, or are a patient of Ludmir Clinic, your class registration will need to be taken over the phone to better assist you. Penn Parenting University @ Pennsylvania Hospital (215-829-5020). Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Hall Mercer Building (245 S 8th Street) 3rd Floor. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

5/3/2023 Childbirth Prep 101 (3-week Series / Online via BlueJeans)

Pre-Natal Classes Dates include: 5/3, 5/10 & 5/17 ( 6:30 - 8:30 pm) Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. You will also tour the labor and delivery units, space permitting. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people For best date options, please register for class when entering the third trimester and select a class that ends approximately 4-6 weeks before your due date. Our program is not considered in network with insurance companies. You may be able to submit your receipt for reimbursement. Please check with your insurer.  Rescheduling Requests/Refunds - Every effort will be made to accommodate rescheduling requests made two or more weeks prior to the class start date. Please note that there may not be alternative classes available. Please contact us at 215-829-5020 to request a change. Requests must be made a minimum of 2 weeks prior to class… Location: Virtual - BlueJeans Video Conference. Building/Floor: Online Class via BlueJeans. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Childbirth Prep 101 (In-Person Class)

Pre-Natal Classes Expectant parents will learn the value of working as a team during the childbirth process. Class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor, medication options, and cesarean birth. Fee: The cost for this class is $150 for up to two people, including parking. There are no discounts available at this time for those planning to attend without a partner. ***Please note the following guidelines for your visit: At this time, all attendees must wear a face covering during the class except during lunch. We ask that you observe social distancing at all times and while eating and drinking.  Class size is limited to allow for social distancing. PennOpen Pass (upenn.edu), PennOpen Pass Screening for COVID-19, All Penn Medicine visitors must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening through PennOpen Pass before entering Penn Medicine buildings. This screening will generate a pass required to enter the building. Please complete this form no more than 72 hours (3 days) before the appointment or visit. Our… Location: Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Pennsylvania Hospital - Garfield Duncan Building 700 Spruce Street, Suite B-3 Philadelphia, PA 19106. Audience: Caregivers. Patients. Sponsor: Women’s Services. Type of Event: Class. Patient Education. Sunday, May 7, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.