DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
If you’re expecting a child, we have all the information and classes you’ll need to have a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. Registration is required for all classes and tours. For all classes, contact Cindy Willer (248) 937-3619, firstname.lastname@example.org
Birth Awareness Class
This class occurs every Tuesday for 3 weeks. You only have to register one time, and you are all set for the three sessions. Cost of class covers you and one support person. Birth Awareness will get you prepared for Labor and Delivery. Topics covered include: breathing, relaxation, pain management, Vaginal Delivery and C-Section Delivery, tour of Harris Birthing Center.
This is a one-time class designed for parents who have already experienced childbirth but has been a while and need a refresher course on labor and delivery. Class is located in the Family Education Room. You may park at the North Orchard Entrance; security at the desk will assist you on where the class is located.
This is a one-time class. One of our Lactation Nurses teaches this class and gives a lot of information to help you with Breastfeeding. You may bring one support person with you. Spouses are welcome to attend!
Bringing Baby Home
This is a one-time class. You may bring one support person with you. Class covers all about baby care. So once you bring your new baby home you will know what to expect. Topics covered include: Nutrition, Hygiene, Car Seat Safety, How to change a diaper, Give a bath, What to do when your baby gets sick.
Class 1: Prepregnancy – 16 weeks
Class is located in the lobby of "Sinai Center For Women". You may park at the South Garden Entrance, when you check in at the main desk security will then assist you to where the class is located. This class is offered the first Tuesday of each month. One of our Harris Birthing Center nurses discusses with you from, thinking of getting Pregnant to early stages of your pregnancy. Tour of our Birthing Center is included.
Class 2: 16 weeks to 30 Weeks
This class is offered the second Tuesday of each month. One of our Harris Birthing Center nurses discusses with you your pregnancy 16wks-30wks. Tour of our Birthing Center is included. Class is located in the lobby of "Sinai Center For Women". You may park at the South Garden Entrance, when you check in at the main desk security will then assist you to where the class is located.
DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital
If you’re expecting a child, we have all the information and classes you’ll need to have a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. Registration is required for all classes and tours. All classes are held at DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital, 3980 John R, 2nd Floor, Webber North, Conference Room 2249. There will be no refunds for partial classes (i.e. 2 of 4 Childbirth Classes). You must pay for all classes at the Harper Cashier on the 1st floor of DMC Harper University Hospital. Call the DMC Referral Service for Harper-Hutzel Hospitals at 1-888-DMC-2500.
Childbirth Education Class
Cost: $50 per family
For expectant moms and dads. Sign up for classes anytime after your 20th week of pregnancy. Class covers: Anatomy & Physiology of Pregnancy, What to expect in Labor, Exercises & Breathing techniques, Medications & Equipment, Non-Medical Comfort Techniques, Labor Coach Information, Various Procedures that you might expect in Labor, Hospital Tour
Infant Care Class
Cost: $20 per family
Class is for expectant moms and dads. This class is taught by an experienced NICU and/ or SCN Nursery Nurse every other month.
Class covers: Understanding Your Newborn, Sleep Patterns, Infant Safety, Newborn Nutrition, Circumcision, Bathing Your Baby, Immunizations, Common Infant Problems, Choosing a pediatrician. Please bring a newborn size doll and baby blanket to class.
Multiples Class: Twins and More
Cost $25 per family
Class is for moms and dads expectant multiple births.
Class covers: Hospital Tour of NICU/SCN, Preventing Pre-term Labor, Contacts for local, U.S. and Canadian Twins/Multiples Groups, Potential of NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) admission, Potential for C-section and discussion of what is involved with a C-Section, Positioning of Babies In utero (in the uterus/womb).
Cost $15 per couple
Taught by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. For expectant moms and dads. Please bring a newborn-size doll or stuffed bear and a baby blanket.
Cost $25 per couple
Class is for expectant moms and dads.
Class covers: Reasons for C-Sections, What to expect during your hospital stay, Various procedures involved during your stay, Hospital Tour
Cost $15 per family
Parents must accompany child; Siblings ages 4-12 years are welcome.
Registration is required.
Class covers: Discussion of new baby, Coloring Books, Big Brother & Big Sister name tags, Hospital Tour, What to expect when mom is in the hospital.
Hospital OB Tours
NO CHARGE - Tours available in both day and evening. All tours depart from the front lobby of DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital. Hutzel is the hospital with the blue awning in front. Parking is available in the parking structure for $2.50 or valet parking ($4.00). There is metered parking on the street but there is a limit of one hour. For any tour, please come to front lobby of Hutzel and let them know that you are there for a tour. Plan to arrive a few minutes early and expect the tour to last around an hour or a little longer depending on the size of the group.
DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
If you’re expecting a child, we have all the information and classes you’ll need to have a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. Registration is required for all classes and tours. You should sign up for Preparing for Childbirth by your sixth month of pregnancy. All classes are held in Room M202 at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. For more information or to register for a tour or class, call 313-966-3246.
Birthing Unit Tours
Get a tour of our spacious, comfortable birthing suites. Night and weekend tours are available. Call 313-966-3246.
Preparing for Childbirth Classes
Learn about nutrition and self care in pregnancy, preparing for labor and birth, relaxation and breathing techniques, medical interventions, and caring for yourself and your baby after delivery. Classes are held in the evening. Call 313-966-3246.
Infant Massage Classes
Massage has many benefits for both you and your baby, including enhanced communication and relaxation, improved sleep, help with digestion and colic relief. The class is a free four-week series for babies ages three weeks to nine months old. Classes are held in the afternoon. Call 313-966-3246.
Car Seat Checks
For more information, call 313-745-1111.
Other Educational Offerings
Sinai-Grace offers classes for pregnant women with gestational diabetes.