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Mount Sinai Roosevelt
Parent/Family Education Program

The Parent/Family Education Program of Mount Sinai Roosevelt offers a full catalog of more than 25 courses, helpful in guiding and enriching the growth of your family from before the first child until their adolescence.

In the catalog, courses are in chronological order by the stage at which you and your family now find yourselves, starting with the preconception seminar, useful up to a year before you become pregnant. Among these many courses are several that are particularly helpful for you and your partner before and during pregnancy. Some of the courses are even helpful for grandparents and child care providers. Please peruse the full catalog below.

Advice and Referrals from Parent/Family Education Program Director

In addition to courses, the Parent/Family Education Program provides personalized advice and referrals from Director Jo Leonard, RN, MA, FACCE. To receive a consultation, call 212-523-6222. Leave a message stating clearly that you are seeking advice from Jo Leonard, and leave a private phone number where you can reliably be reached 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. Ms. Leonard will call you back at her earliest opportunity.

Course Catalog

REGISTRATION
You must register in advance for all classes, except where indicated in the individual class summaries below. As indicated in those summaries, some classes fill up very quickly, and some classes must be taken at specific times during your pregnancy.

To register, leave a message for the PFE Program at 212-523-6222. It is crucial that your message include 1) your due date, 2) the courses you wish to attend, and 3) a private phone number where you can be reliably reached between 9-5 pm Monday-Friday. Without fail, a staffer will call you back within 2-3 business days to enroll you. Payment is required by credit card at time of enrollment. Refunds are granted on a case-by-case basis. A $25 processing fee will be charged per refund.

All classes are held at Mount Sinai Roosevelt, 1000 Tenth Avenue, Manhattan.

COURSE OFFERINGS
To view a course’s description, click its title.


PRECONCEPTION SEMINAR
Audience: Women considering pregnancy and their partners.
Format: One single, 3½-hour session
Fee: $40 per person

This class focuses on the physical, psychological, and social aspects of becoming a parent. The first half of the session focuses on how to select an obstetric provider and facility, and an overall birth plan, that suits your individual outlook and philosophy. Included is an elementary review of female anatomy, menstrual cycles, fertility, childbirth, and breastfeeding. Exploring these topics prepares class participants to make informed decisions regarding birthing options, medical care, and postpartum arrangements.

The second half of the session examines what you can do about risk factors that affect pregnancy, including nutrition, general health and wellness, environmental concerns, and genetics. The psychological issues that come into play when contemplating pregnancy will also be discussed.

You are encouraged to bring questions and participate in discussion throughout the class.

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CHOICES IN CHILDBIRTH
Audience: Women in early pregnancy and their partners.
Format: One single, 2-hour session
Fee: $30 per person

Whether or not you already have some knowledge about childbirth choices, this session will increase your ability to communicate with your health care provider; that is, to phrase questions to the provider that will yield meaningful answers. In turn, these answers will allow you to make real choices in your obstetric care. We will explore the various modes of practice, birthing locations, and birthing philosophies of obstetric providers. This knowledge will give you power—power to choose the provider that is right for you! Since the birth of your child is a day you will always remember, this class provides an opportunity to validate and clarify expectations for your birth experience.

In addition, partners to pregnant women find this class extremely helpful as a forum where they can have their specific questions answered and receive accurate information.

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ENRICHED LAMAZE™ COURSE
(Includes Maternity Tour, Optional Film Night and Reunion Class)
Audience: Women in the final few weeks of pregnancy and their partners. Register early, by your fifth month of pregnancy, to ensure your place. Class sizes are small.
Format: Fifteen hours of Lamaze™ instruction. You may choose evening classes over consecutive weeks, or a one-weekend, intensive Saturday and Sunday option. You must finish the class 3-4 weeks before your due date.
Fee: $295 per couple

This interactive Enriched Lamaze™ course is taught in a supportive, nurturing environment, with the philosophy that there is no one right way to give birth. You and your partner will learn how to work well together, and how to advocate for a personalized birth experience. You will learn and practice breathing techniques; relaxation techniques that utilize music, sound, massage, imagery and movement; and positions that will make labor quicker and more effective – including how to use and incorporate the birthing ball. Participants will learn how to recognize the beginning of labor; the variations of labor, including back labor; and when and how to push. Information will be provided on:

  • Labor induction by holistic and medical means;
  • Pain relief options, including various medications and epidural analgesia;
  • Cesarean birth.

Included in the course is a maternity tour of the Mount Sinai Roosevelt Labor and Delivery Suite, Birthing Center, and Postpartum Suites.

The course also offers an optional two hour Prepared Parenthood Film/Discussion evening. The films feature vaginal birth, cesarean birth, and the use of epidural anesthesia.

Also included, and unique to the Mount Sinai Roosevelt Lamaze™ Course, is a reunion class meeting at which the same group who took the original class returns as parents with their babies. Sharing birth stories and the joys and challenges of new parenthood creates the opportunity to continue bonding and networking. One group has now been together for 15 yrs!!

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MARVELOUS MULTIPLES™ COURSE
(Includes Maternity Tour, Optional Film Night and Reunion Class)
Audience: Women approximately six months pregnant, who are expecting twins or more, and their partners.
Format: Fifteen hours of Lamaze™ instruction in a one-weekend, intensive Saturday and Sunday format. You must finish the class 8 weeks before your due date.
Fee: $295 per couple

This is a complete Enriched Lamaze™ course specifically designed for families expecting twins or more. Marvelous Multiples™ provides information about the physical and emotional challenges of a multiple pregnancy and birth, and promotes healthy lifestyles to decrease the associated stress. The course is taught in a supportive, nurturing environment, with the philosophy that there is no one right way to give birth. You and your partner will learn how to work well together, and how to advocate for a personalized birth experience. You will learn and practice breathing techniques; relaxation techniques that utilize music, sound, massage, imagery and movement; and positions that will make labor quicker and more effective – including how to use and incorporate the birthing ball. Participants will learn how to recognize the beginning of labor; the variations of labor, including back labor; and when and how to push. Information will be provided on:

  • Labor induction by holistic and medical means;
  • Pain relief options, including various medications and epidural analgesia;
  • Cesarean birth.

Included in the course is a maternity tour of the Mount Sinai Roosevelt Labor and Delivery Suite, Birthing Center, Postpartum Suites and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The course also offers an optional two hour Prepared Parenthood Film/Discussion evening. The films feature vaginal birth, cesarean birth, and the use of epidural analgesia.

Also included is a reunion class meeting at which the same group who took the original class returns as parents with their babies. Sharing birth stories and the joys and challenges of new parenthood creates the opportunity to continue bonding and networking.

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PREPARED PARENTHOOD FILM NIGHT WITH DISCUSSION
Audience: Pregnant women and their partners.
Fee: Free to Lamaze™ enrollees. Otherwise, $25 admission fee per couple, pay at door.
Registration: None.

Date and Time: One Wednesday and one Friday per month, 7:30-9:30 pm. For current schedule, visit nywomenshealth.com/Education.

Format and Content: One single, two-hour session with films of vaginal birth, cesarean birth, and the use of epidural analgesia during labor and delivery are included, with a short discussion led by a certified Lamaze™ childbirth educator.

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INTRODUCTION TO THE BIRTHING CENTER
Audience: For delivery in the Birthing Center, the pregnant woman must complete two classes by week 36 of pregnancy. These are “Introduction to the Birthing Center” and “Early Discharge from the Birthing Center.” Partner attendance is optional. Register early because classes fill up quickly.
Format: One single, 2-hour session, offered back to back on the same day as the other required course.
Fee: $20/person

This overview includes the philosophy of the Birthing Center; the conditions that you must meet for admission--primarily, having a low-risk pregnancy; the attributes of a Birthing Center birth; and occurrences in your pregnancy, labor, and delivery that can raise your risk, making it necessary to move to the Labor and Delivery Suite. Discussion topics include normal labor, a little on creative pain management, the differences between birthing in the Birthing Center and in the Labor and Delivery Suite, and how to manage unexpected changes in your birth plan.

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EARLY DISCHARGE FROM THE BIRTHING CENTER
Audience: For delivery in the Birthing Center, the pregnant woman must complete two classes by week 36 of pregnancy. These are “Introduction to the Birthing Center” and “Early Discharge from the Birthing Center.” Partner attendance is optional. Register early because classes fill up quickly.
Format: One single, 2-hour session, offered back to back on the same day as the other required course.
Fee: $20/person

This session includes what to expect in the immediate postpartum period, the importance of postpartum support at home, safe care of mother and newborn in the early days, the why and how of newborn screening tests, and the importance of continued communication with the obstetric provider and pediatrician. A tour is provided of the Birthing Center so that you may learn and plan how to use it during your labor, birthing, and postpartum experience.

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REFRESHER LAMAZE™
Audience: Expectant parents who have already attended Lamaze™ classes during prior pregnancies.
Format: One 4-hour evening class. Class size is limited to 8 women plus their partners.
Fee: $100 per couple.

The refresher childbirth course offers a review and practice session of the breathing, relaxation, and pushing techniques taught in your first Lamaze™ class. Discussions cover the expected differences between first and subsequent pregnancies, including labor and delivery, what did or did not work well the first time around, and the impact and logistics of having an additional child in the family.

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VAGINAL BIRTH AFTER CESAREAN (VBAC)
Audience: Pregnant women considering or preparing for VBAC, and their partners.
Format: One 4-hour class, limited to 8 women and their partners.
Fee: $100 per couple.

If you are contemplating a vaginal delivery after having a cesarean birth for your previous child, this class will educate you about when VBAC may be advisable. On an individualized basis, the class prepares the participants emotionally and physically for vaginal labor and birth. A review and practice session of relaxation, breathing and pushing techniques is held, as well as a discussion about the impact on the family of an additional child. The class instructor is a certified Lamaze childbirth educator, a maternity nurse, and a mother of two who has experienced both cesarean delivery and VBAC.

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PREPARED CESAREAN BIRTH
Audience: Pregnant women anticipating a cesarean birth, and their partners.
Format: One 4-hour class.
Fee: $125 per couple.

When cesarean birth is planned, or has become the birth plan, this class will provide information about third trimester issues, cesarean versus vaginal birth, the partner’s support and advocacy role, what to expect, common concerns and fears, pain management, recovery, your next birth, and follow-up resources. You will learn and practice adapted relaxation and imagery techniques, and develop ways to personalize your birth experience. The class is taught by a maternity nurse who is a Lamaze-certified childbirth educator; she has personally given birth both vaginally and via cesarean.

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HYPNOBIRTHING WORKSHOP
Audience: Women in the second or third trimester of pregnancy and their partners. Register early because classes fill up quickly.
Format: Interactive, one-day workshop, held on a weekend.
Fee: $175 per couple

This workshop is an enhancement, but not a replacement, for a childbirth course. The workshop helps reduce fear and anxiety surrounding pregnancy and delivery, increase the mind/body connection, assist the mother to have a more relaxed labor and birth, enable the partner to be a better support person, complement and enhance childbirth course techniques, promote a healthier pregnancy, increase maternal/fetal bonding, and strengthen the relationship of the woman and her partner. A take-home practice CD is included. The workshop’s instructor is a registered nurse who is certified to teach the Leclaire Method of Hypnobirthing as well as Lamaze™.

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BREASTFEEDING
Audience: Expectant parents planning to breastfeed.
Format: One 2½-hour session, which serves as a foundation for the Breastfeeding and New Parent Support Class, held after the baby is born.
Fee: $30 per person.

Taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), this class provides tools and techniques for expectant parents planning to breastfeed. To help launch successful breastfeeding during the first few weeks of your infant’s life, the class focuses strictly on breastfeeding, not bottle-feeding or pumping. Partner attendance is encouraged because it increases their ability to understand and provide support during those beginning days of breastfeeding.

This is a foundation class for the Breastfeeding and New Parent Support class, in which the same principles are put into action with the new baby.

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BREASTFEEDING FOR MULTIPLES
Audience: Expectant parents who are planning to breastfeed twins, triplets, or higher.
Format: One 2½-hour session, which serves as a foundation for the Breastfeeding and New Parent Support Class, held after the baby is born.
Fee: $30 per person.

Taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), this class provides tools and techniques for expectant parents planning to breastfeed multiples. To help launch successful breastfeeding during the first few weeks of your infants’ lives, the class focuses strictly on breastfeeding, not bottle-feeding or pumping. The experience of breastfeeding multiples will be compared and contrasted to that of breastfeeding a single infant. Partner attendance is encouraged because it increases their ability to understand and provide support during those beginning days of breastfeeding.

This is a foundation class for the Breastfeeding and New Parent Support class, in which the same principles are put into action with the new babies.

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SIBLING PREPARATION CLASS FOR AGES 3-6
Audience: Children from ages 3 to 6 who are expecting a little brother or sister.
Format: One 2½-hour class, limited to 7 children and an adult companion for each.
Location: Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Floor 11, Room 11A-29.
Fee: $30 per child.

This class prepares children and helps them feel special as they become a big sister or big brother. Discussion, film, newborn dolls, and toys are used to help the child prepare for the new family member, and to foster prenatal bonding between the sibling and the baby. A tour of the hospital’s maternity area is provided. A take-home folder of activities is included, as well as a surprise graduation party to celebrate their big-kid role.

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SIBLING PREPARATION CLASS FOR AGES 7-12
Audience: Children from ages 7 to 12 who are expecting a little brother or sister.
Format: One 2½-hour class, limited to 7 children and an adult companion for each.
Fee: $30 per child.

This class prepares older children and helps them feel secure and special in their family role as they become a big sister or big brother. Age-appropriate activities include discussion, film, newborn dolls (how to safely touch and hold a baby with adult supervision), and additional visual aids. A tour of the hospital’s maternity area is provided. A take-home folder of activities is included, as well as a surprise graduation party to celebrate their new role as an older sibling.

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PRENATAL YOGA
Audience: Pregnant women.
Format: Four 1½-hour sessions, offered on consecutive Wednesday evenings.
Fee: $80 for the four sessions.

Treat yourself to relaxation, meditation, and yoga stretching and breathing. Participants work with yoga mats, straps, and blocks. Classes are taught by a Certified Integral Yoga instructor who is also certified in Prenatal Yoga. Participants commit for a month of 4 Wednesday evening sessions – and then have the right of first refusal for reservations the following month.

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DAD DAY
Audience: Men who are expecting a baby or raising a child.
Format: One 3-hour session.
Fee: $60 per person.

This session is taught by a father with a master’s degree in social work, and is for men who are expecting a baby or raising a child. Discussion topics include your impact as a father on your child’s development and personality; how to support the new mother in her new role, while affirming yourself in yours; how to incorporate into your own skills the beneficial fathering behaviors you have experienced; how to father a daughter well; how to navigate the sharing of responsibilities; and how to have quality time alone with your partner, and as a family.

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PETS AND BABIES
Audience: Expectant or new parents.
Format: One 1½-hour session.
Fee: $30 per person.

This class provides expectant or new parents with positive tools for introducing your pet and your baby; accurately interpreting behavior cues; keeping safety first; and balancing the needs of “your first baby” with those of the new baby. Also included is our unique feature - Pet First Aid.

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BABY CARE & FEEDING
Audience: Expectant, new, or adoptive parents or grandparents.
Format: One 5-hour session, offered on weekday evenings, and occasionally, daytime on a weekend. Class size is 8-10 women and their partners.
Fee: $100 per couple; $75 for a single person.

In this session, you will learn how to calm a fussy baby, how to recognize illness, developmental milestones with an infant, bathing, diapering, and what equipment is helpful or not. The focus is on the first few months of the baby’s life. Skills are practiced on newborn dolls. The feeding portion is primarily breastfeeding, and secondarily, bottling and pumping.

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INFANT CPR
Audience: Expectant, new, or adoptive parents or grandparents. Infant CPR is appropriate for babies up to twelve months old.
Format: One 2½-hour session, offered on weekday evenings, and occasionally, daytime on a weekend. Class size is 9 individuals.
Fee: $100 per couple; $75 for a single person.

In this session, you will be taught infant CPR and will practice on infant-resuscitator mannequins. Course material will include discussions of what to know and do about choking and safety issues with an infant. You will also learn about using the AED (Automated External Defibrillator) found in public places.

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BABY CARE & FEEDING COURSE Bundled With INFANT CPR COURSE
Audience: Expectant or adoptive parents or grandparents
Format: The Baby Care & Feeding Course is one 5-hour session. The Infant CPR Course is a 2½-hour session. These classes should be taken on separate days and before birth. It does not matter in which order they are taken.
Fee: $175 per couple; $100 for a single person.

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INFANT AND CHILD CPR
Audience: Designed for parents who already have a baby, including those who may be expecting another child. Babysitters and grandparents also benefit.
Format: One 4-hour session, offered on weekday evenings, and occasionally, daytime on a weekend. Class size is 9 individuals.
Fee: $150 per couple; $100 for a single person.

This class is appropriate CPR training for babies of any age, as well as children up to the age of puberty. Skills learned include Infant and Child CPR techniques, using both infant and child resuscitator mannequins; identification of choking and how to stop it in both infants and children; safety issues; and the use of the AED (Automated External Defibrillator) found in public places.

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CHILD CPR AND FIRST AID
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and babysitters of children 12 months to puberty. Format: One 4-hour session, offered on weekday evenings, and occasionally, daytime on a weekend. Class size is 9 people.
Fee: $150 per couple; $100 for a single person.

This unique combination class is taught in a hands-on format utilizing mannequins, with real-life practice situations provided. Parents, grandparents, and babysitters will learn and practice CPR for children ages 12 months to puberty. Know when to panic and when not to! First-aid topics include choking, poisoning, burns, falls, allergic reactions, seasonal ailments and their remedies, and childhood illnesses. Learn how to handle minor injuries and what is recommended for a household first aid kit.

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MOMMY AND ME POSTPARTUM YOGA
Audience: Women and their infants. You must have had your postpartum checkup before taking this class.
Format: Four 1-hour sessions, to be completed within an 8-week period.
Fee: $80 includes all 4 sessions.

Treat yourself to sessions of relaxation, gentle movement, and strengthening. Meet other mothers with babies the same age as yours, in a comfortable environment in which all necessary yoga equipment is provided. This one-hour class is taught by a Certified Integral Yoga Instructor with an additional certification in Postpartum Yoga. Plan to attend only after you have had your postpartum check-up.

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NEW PARENT BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP
Audience: New mothers and their infants. Partners are also welcome.
Format: Every Monday, excluding holidays, from 11 am-12:30 pm. No registration required. Location is Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Floor 11, in Room 11A-29.
Fee: $20 per adult.

The New Parent Breastfeeding Support Group provides support, encouragement and guidance for breastfeeding mothers and new parents. Discussion is open-ended, with topics including growth and development, issues affecting successful breastfeeding, self-esteem as a parent, time management, and other areas of concern. Come with your baby hungry for maximum benefit from the hands-on support of the Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) maternity nurse facilitator.

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PARENTING OF TODDLERS
Audience: Parents and caregivers of children ages 12-30 months.
Format: One 2½-hour session.
Fee: $30 per person.

This workshop aims to help parents and caregivers gain appreciation for normal toddler development. Learn specific “how to” parenting skills for typical toddler issues: temper tantrums, the constant “no”, toileting, weaning, separation anxiety, emergence of independence, and anticipating a new baby.

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MOTHER-DAUGHTER WORKSHOP ON GETTING YOUR PERIOD
Audience: Mothers with their daughters of ages 9-13.
Format: One 2½-hour session. Class is limited to 6 mother-daughter pairs.
Fee: $60 per mother-daughter pair.

This session provides support and information as puberty begins. In a comfortable atmosphere, mothers and daughters explore together and separately the biological and emotional markers of “becoming a young woman.” The workshop focuses on pointing out the positive aspects of this time, providing accurate information, and fostering bonding between mother and daughter. Class is taught by a nurse midwife who is also a mother of a daughter.

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New Parent Breastfeeding Support Group

If you or someone you know is a new parent, this group is here to support you with breastfeeding. The New Parent Breastfeeding Support Group provides support, encouragement and guidance for breastfeeding mothers and new parents. Discussion topics include growth and development, feeding issues, self-esteem as a parent, time management, and other areas of concern. Group is facilitated by a registered nurse and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
 
Date/Frequency: Mondays (No class on strong religious or legal holiday Mondays)
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Roosevelt Hospital, Room 11-A-29
Fee: $20 per adult; bring your baby free of charge.
No RSVP Required: However, if you wish more information, call 212-523-6222.

Providers Who Attend Births in Mount Sinai Roosevelt's Birthing Center

Mount Sinai Roosevelt's Birthing Center is a patient option in low-risk deliveries. In the Birthing Center, you can approximate the freedom of a home birth, while knowing that you are only a floor away from our Labor and Delivery Suite, with the latest equipment and the most highly trained maternal-fetal medicine specialists.

To access a directory with web bios of all the midwives who support labor and birth in Roosevelt's special Birthing Center, as a patient option in low-risk deliveries, please click here.
 
To find physicians who support deliveries in the Birthing Center, please click here, and scroll down the alphabetical list to choose those whose special interest includes the birthing center.