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Childbirth Education

COVID-19 Update

Our OB Birth Tours and Childbirth Education are cancelled until further notice as a precautionary measure for COVID-19. 

Thank you for your understanding and support. These changes are being made to protect your loved one, and the loved ones of others in our facility. We will ease the restrictions as soon as possible.

In the meantime, we are still offering the YoMingo Pregnancy and Parenting Course.

 YoMingo is a a program designed to give you convenient access to valuable information during your pregnancy. It gives you access to tools and support you need including:

  • Evidence-based education on pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and newborn care
  • Information specific to your arrival and stay at Cape Coral Hospital or HealthPark Medical Center
  • Community health resources
  • List of available classes and support groups
  • Pregnancy milestones
  • Kick counter
  • Contraction timer
  • Feeding log
  • Personal journal

Classes Currently Offered:

  • Wednesday 12th, August 2020

    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Baby Care & Car Seat Safety

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This course covers a variety of topics to help you learn basic infant care and strategies to prevent injuries occurring in children including: preparing for baby’s arrival; caring for baby’s immediate needs (diapering, bathing, feeding and how baby communicates); safe sleep and car seat safety.

  • Wednesday 12th, August 2020

    4:00 PM - 5:15 AM

    Virtual Breastfeeding Class

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This 1-hour class is taught by board-certified lactation consultants and covers what to expect in the first few weeks of breastfeeding.

  • Monday 17th, August 2020

    4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

    Safe Sitter Class Series (Grades 6-8)

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    Safe Sitter Classes! Safe Sitter® is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

    50
  • Wednesday 19th, August 2020

    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Baby Care & Car Seat Safety- Espanol

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    El mismo cubre una variedad de temas para ayudarlo a aprender acerca del cuidado infantil básico y estrategias para prevenir lesiones que ocurren en niños, incluyendo: preparación para la llegada del bebé; atender las necesidades inmediatas del bebé (cambiar pañales, bañarse, alimentarse y cómo se comunica el bebé); sueño seguro y seguridad para el asiento infantil del automóvil.

  • Thursday 20th, August 2020

    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Preparing for Your Cesarean

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    The class will prepare you for what to expect before, during and after your cesarean. This classes are offered through WebEx. A prerecord class is also available from our website. You are encouraged to download the Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean (ERAC) brochure from our website so you can follow along.

    Free
  • Tuesday 25th, August 2020

    8:00 PM - 8:45 PM

    Preparing for Your Cesarean

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    The class will prepare you for what to expect before, during and after your cesarean. This classes are offered through WebEx. A prerecord class is also available from our website. You are encouraged to download the Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean (ERAC) brochure from our website so you can follow along.

    Free
  • Tuesday 8th, September 2020

    2:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Partners In Parenting: The Exceptional Child (8 Week Series)

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    Connect to other parents of children with developmental disabilities, mental health issues, or special health care needs. This is an 8 week course.

  • Wednesday 9th, September 2020

    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Parent Workshop: Dignified Discipline

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This parenting workshop on Dignified Discipline helps you learn to manage your children’s behavior in a way that both maintains healthy relationships and changes inappropriate behaviors. Learn to look at behaviors in a new way and decrease stress.

  • Wednesday 9th, September 2020

    4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

    Virtual Breastfeeding Class

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This 1-hour class is taught by board-certified lactation consultants and covers what to expect in the first few weeks of breastfeeding.

  • Wednesday 16th, September 2020

    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Crianza Con Cariño: Disciplina Digna

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    Disciplina Digna le ayuda a manejar el comportamiento de sus hijos de una manera que mantiene relaciones saludables y cambia los comportamientos inapropiados.

  • Thursday 17th, September 2020

    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Preparing for Your Cesarean

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    The class will prepare you for what to expect before, during and after your cesarean. This classes are offered through WebEx. A prerecord class is also available from our website. You are encouraged to download the Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean (ERAC) brochure from our website so you can follow along.

    Free
  • Tuesday 22nd, September 2020

    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Preparing for Your Cesarean

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    The class will prepare you for what to expect before, during and after your cesarean. This classes are offered through WebEx. A prerecord class is also available from our website. You are encouraged to download the Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean (ERAC) brochure from our website so you can follow along.

    Free
  • Wednesday 30th, September 2020

    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Parent Workshop: Dignified Discipline

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This parenting workshop on Dignified Discipline helps you learn to manage your children’s behavior in a way that both maintains healthy relationships and changes inappropriate behaviors. Learn to look at behaviors in a new way and decrease stress.

  • Thursday 1st, October 2020

    8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    ​​Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

    HealthPark Medical Center, 9981 S HealthPark Dr Fort Myers, FL 33908
    Captiva Room

    The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP®) course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates effective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

    110
  • Thursday 1st, October 2020

    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    ​​Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

    HealthPark Medical Center, 9981 S HealthPark Dr Fort Myers, FL 33908
    Captiva Room

    The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP®) course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates effective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

    110
  • Wednesday 14th, October 2020

    4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

    Virtual Breastfeeding Class

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This 1-hour class is taught by board-certified lactation consultants and covers what to expect in the first few weeks of breastfeeding.

  • Thursday 15th, October 2020

    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Preparing for Your Cesarean

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    The class will prepare you for what to expect before, during and after your cesarean. This classes are offered through WebEx. A prerecord class is also available from our website. You are encouraged to download the Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean (ERAC) brochure from our website so you can follow along.

    Free
  • Thursday 5th, November 2020

    8:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    STABLE

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This educational program provides general guidelines for the assessment and stabilization of sick infants in the post-resuscitation / pre-transport stabilization period. You must bring your STABLE book. (It can be purchased through Amazon, or rented at your hospital medical library)

    200
  • Wednesday 11th, November 2020

    4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

    Virtual Breastfeeding Class

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This 1-hour class is taught by board-certified lactation consultants and covers what to expect in the first few weeks of breastfeeding.

  • Tuesday 8th, December 2020

    8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    ​​Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

    HealthPark Medical Center, 9981 S HealthPark Dr Fort Myers, FL 33908
    Captiva Room

    The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP®) course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates effective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

    110
  • Tuesday 8th, December 2020

    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    ​​Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

    HealthPark Medical Center, 9981 S HealthPark Dr Fort Myers, FL 33908
    Captiva Room

    The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP®) course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates effective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

    110
  • Wednesday 9th, December 2020

    6:30 PM - 7:50 PM

    Virtual Breastfeeding Class

    Virtual Event
    WebEx Events

    This 1-hour class is taught by board-certified lactation consultants and covers what to expect in the first few weeks of breastfeeding.