Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

Classes, Groups and Tours


Childbirth and Parenting Preparation

This in-person class is offered as a five-night or two-day series. Topics covered include the challenges and joys of pregnancy, labor process, birthing options, newborn care, adjustments to your new role as parents and more. Additionally, a tour of North Memorial Health Family Birth Center – Maple Grove Hospital is conducted during class.

Upcoming

Childbirth and Parenting Preparation | Five-Night Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

Class dates: July 24, 31, August 7, 14 & 21. This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. It is recommended to complete this class by your 36th week of pregnancy.

Childbirth and Parenting Preparation | Five-Night Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

Class dates: July 25, August 1, 8, 15 & 22. This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. It is recommended to complete this class by your 36th week of pregnancy.

Childbirth and Parenting Preparation | Two-Day Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

Class dates: July 27 & 28. This class is for expectant parents who have not previously taken a childbirth class. It is recommended to complete this class by your 36th week of pregnancy.

Understanding Birth & Your Newborn (Online)

This on-demand course covers a variety of birth and newborn topics to help you prepare for the birth of your baby. You will have access to our educators to answer questions as you go through the online classes. This interactive course includes videos, printable worksheets, quizzes, extended activities, tips for partners, resources and tools. Allow 6-8 hours to complete this course.

Breastfeeding Class

Topics covered in this class include how to determine if your baby is getting enough milk, correct positioning and latch of the baby, and how to pump and store breast milk. We will also share tips for mom’s care and suggestions on how to get support people involved.

Upcoming

Breastfeeding Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

This in-person class helps prepare you for successful breastfeeding. It is recommended to take this class between your 28th and 36th week of pregnancy.

Breastfeeding Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

This in-person class helps prepare you for successful breastfeeding. It is recommended to take this class between your 28th and 36th week of pregnancy.

World Breastfeeding Week Event

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

Join us on August 7 for this celebration of all things related to breastfeeding, mother and child wellness. Families and vendors will enjoy refreshments, breastfeeding education and assistance, activities, a baby café, door prizes, vendor booths, and so much more!

Understanding Breastfeeding (Online)

This on-demand course will help you prepare for successful breastfeeding as you learn how to ensure your baby is getting enough milk, how to use your pump and how to store milk. You will have access to our educators to answer questions as you go through the online classes. This interactive course includes videos, printable worksheets, quizzes, extended activities, tips for partners, resources and tools. Allow 1.5 – 2 hours to complete this course.

North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center

As you prepare for the addition to your family, you are invited to walk through North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center and hear about how intentionally designed spaces and medical/nursing expertise will join you in your birthing journey. If you are taking our Childbirth and Parenting Preparation class, this tour is conducted during class, so additional tour registration is not needed.

Upcoming

North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center Tour

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

This 45-minute tour will offer you an in-depth look at everything North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center has to offer.

North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center Tour

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

This 45-minute tour will offer you an in-depth look at everything North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center has to offer.

North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center Tour

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

This 45-minute tour will offer you an in-depth look at everything North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center has to offer.

Big Brother Big Sister Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital provides a Big Brother Big Sister class for siblings to learn about their exciting new role.

Upcoming

Big Brother Big Sister Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

In this class, children from 3 – 7 years old will have an opportunity to explore their new role through storytelling, activities and a visit to North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center.

Big Brother Big Sister Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

In this class, children from 3 – 7 years old will have an opportunity to explore their new role through storytelling, activities and a visit to North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center.

Big Brother Big Sister Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive

In this class, children from 3 – 7 years old will have an opportunity to explore their new role through storytelling, activities and a visit to North – Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center.

Mommy & Me

Our Mommy & Me support group meets every Wednesday from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Maple Grove Medical Center attached to North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital. The group meets in the lower level, which can be accessed via the elevators near the outpatient pharmacy. View map.

On August 7, we are hosting our second annual World Breastfeeding Week Event at North – Maple Grove Hospital from 1:30-3:30 p.m. During this event, there will be a Mommy and Me styled session available, but our standard Mommy and Me group in the Maple Grove Medical Center will not take place. The Mommy and Me styled session on August 7 will be held in the Heron Conference Room in the lower level of North – Maple Grove Hospital. We encourage you to attend our World Breastfeeding Week Event where you can weigh your baby, speak with a lactation consultant, and more! Learn more.

Upcoming

Mommy and Me

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Medical Center 9855 Hospital Drive

Our Mommy & Me support group meets every Wednesday from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Maple Grove Medical Center attached to North – Maple Grove Hospital.

Mommy and Me

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Medical Center 9855 Hospital Drive

Our Mommy & Me support group meets every Wednesday from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Maple Grove Medical Center attached to North – Maple Grove Hospital.

Mommy and Me

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Medical Center 9855 Hospital Drive

Our Mommy & Me support group meets every Wednesday from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Maple Grove Medical Center attached to North – Maple Grove Hospital.

Car Seat Clinic

Call 763-581-3743 or email amanda.mccallum@northmemorial.com to schedule an appointment at one of our Car Seat Clinics. Appointments take 30-45 minutes per child seat.

Upcoming

Car Seat Clinic

Robbinsdale Fire Station 4101 Hubbard Ave N

North Memorial Health and Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis are hosting child and booster seat safety clinics where nationally certified technicians will teach you how to install and use child car restraints correctly.

Car Seat Clinic

Maple Grove Fire Station 4 8925 Lawndale Lane N

North Memorial Health and Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis are hosting child and booster seat safety clinics where nationally certified technicians will teach you how to install and use child car restraints correctly.

Car Seat Clinic

Osseo Public Works Facility 800 Broadway Street E

North Memorial Health and Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis are hosting child and booster seat safety clinics where nationally certified technicians will teach you how to install and use child car restraints correctly.