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Newton Medical Center: The Patient Experience
A little education can go a long way in keeping you and your new child healthy. Unless otherwise noted, all of the below postpartum classes take place at Morristown Medical Center or Overlook Medical Center, fees are charged per couple and registration is through our Parent Education Department. For program dates, see our monthly calendars >
Breastfeeding Your Baby Part II – Beyond the First Weeks ($35)
This class is for parents who have completed our Breastfeeding Your Baby Part I class or who are interested in learning how to pump their own breast milk. Topics include pumping and storing breast milk, maintaining milk supply and returning to work while continuing to breastfeed. Partners are welcome. Classes are held at Morristown Medical Center.
Breastfeeding Your Baby: “The First Weeks at Home and Beyond Support Group” ($50 for two sessions)
This class is offers an opportunity for breastfeeding mothers and their babies to engage in open discussion on how to breastfeed successfully. Topics include common issues that arise during feeding, returning to the workplace, and proper use of a breast pump and milk storage. Classes are held at Overlook Medical Center.
New Moms Support Group
New mothers can gain support and helpful parenting education, while sharing the joys and challenges of living with a newborn. This group is co-led by a professional social worker and nurse educator. Babies are welcome.
Every other Friday; 9:30 to 11:30am
Classes are held at Morristown Medical Center in Auditorium A.
For more information and to register, please call 972-971-5927.
New Moms Support Group: “First Year Together”
New mothers can learn stress reduction and problem-solving skills, as well as how to connect with others. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30pm
Classes are held at the Center for Mental Health at Newton Medical Center.
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8315.
Postpartum Aqua-Aerobics ($100 for six classes)
Topics include gentle movement exercises, water weights and open discussions about pregnancy, birth and parenting. Classes are held at Atlantic Rehabilitation, located at 95 Mount Kemble Avenue in Morristown, NJ.
For a schedule and to register, please call 973-971-5027.
New mothers meet and learn coping strategies to help them with their new role. Classes are held at Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient in Summit, NJ.
To register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
Interested in taking a free tour of Newton Medical Center's Maternity Center? For more information and to register, call 1-800-247-9580.