Tours, Classes & Support Groups
Bethesda Hospital East's Center for Women and Children visitation hours are subject to change. For general questions regarding our visitation hour policy, please dial the following:
Bethesda Hospital East: 561-737-7733
Maternity Unit Virtual Tour
Enjoy this pre-recorded tour of our Maternity Units at Bethesda Hospital East. Our Center for Women and Children tour will give you a sense of what to expect. You do not need to register for this tour, just click the link above.
*Please note, our visitation hours has been modified to protect the safety of our employees and patients.
Baby Care Basics: Newborn Care and Comfort
Although babies don’t come with an instruction manual, we can share some helpful information about caring for your newborn! The Baby Care Basics class covers a variety of topics such as diapering, feeding, bathing and soothing baby. Parents will feel more confident and ready to take home their newest family member.
Breastfeeding: Health Benefits for Mom and Baby
Taught by a certified lactation professional, this class will help parents make informed decisions about feeding their baby. This class covers the health benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby, comfort latch and positioning techniques and receive guidance on using a breast pump. In addition, parents can learn about resources for support and assistance, strategies for working moms and other tips for success. Both parents are encouraged to attend.
THE FOLLOWING CLASSES & SUPPORT GROUPS ARE NOT BEING HELD IN HOSPITAL
Please explore your options, by reaching out to each organization. Thank you.
TEACUP Preemie Program - NICU Parent Support Group
TEACUP Preemie Program is a comprehensive support program for those coping with the challenges of parenting a preemie. Services are provided in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) and the home and include in-person and virtual support groups, individual support, breast pump lending, education, and resources – all to reduce parental stress, and support preemie health and development.
Call us at 561-687-8115 x 120 Or visit our website:
Creole and Spanish Childbirth Classes
Bethesda Health is proud to partner with The Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County and Florida Health – Palm Beach County to provide free Spanish and Creole Childbirth Classes.
For Creole childbirth class information, please call 561-578-1655
For Spanish childbirth class information, please call 561-214-2453
La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Group (NOW ONLINE)
Click link below for more information
La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Clayton Conference Center at Bethesda Hospital East. Call 561-649-8938 for more information
QUESTIONS? Call the BABY LINE 561-369 BABY (2229)
Pre-admission or insurance 561-737-7733 x 85156
Breastfeeding Resources 561-737-7733 x 84162