All of our childbirth classes are designed to prepare for the physical and psychological changes associated with pregnancy, birth and the transition to parenthood. Certified and experienced childbirth educators create an open and secure environment for learning.
Lactation Program and Free Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes
The Women’s Hospital at Renaissance offers a lactation program led by board certified lactation consultants. The time spent with the lactation consultants and our trained staff will help you feel more comfortable and confident with your breast feeding experience. Our lactation services are also available after discharge. Learn more...
Childbirth education classes are offered to all expecting mothers. Our friendly and certified birthing educators from our highly-experienced labor and delivery nursing staff cover a variety of topics, such as what to expect during labor, relaxation and breathing techniques and healthy prenatal and postpartum lifestyles. Classes are offered in a relaxed setting and include a personal guided tour of our state-of-the-art women’s facility. Learn more...
NEW! Lamaze classes
The Women’s Hospital at Renaissance is proud to offer the only certified Lamaze class in the Rio Grande Valley! Held for four (4) consecutive weeks, the Lamaze class meets every Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Lamaze philosophy of birth: “birth is normal, natural and healthy.”
The goal of the Lamaze class at the Women’s Hospital at Renaissance is to increase a woman’s confidence in her ability to give birth. Class topics include:
Normal labor and birth
Focused breathing techniques for labor
Relaxation techniques such as massage, walking, position changes
Tips to help your partner encourage and support you during labor
Epidurals and other options for managing pain with medication
Early interaction with your baby and breastfeeding
To register or for more information, call 956-362-4030.
Did you know that postpartum mood and anxiety disorders affect 1 out of 7 women? Postpartum depression is very common, and can be challenging for many new mothers. You don’t have to go through this alone. Get support from a licensed professional counselor at the Renaissance Counseling Center.
Renaissance Counseling Center
1002 W. Sam Houston
Pharr, TX 78577
Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM