When you become a new mom or dad, there can be a lot of new information. At Beverly Hospital, we encourage parents to learn as much as possible about pregnancy, childbirth, and infant care by taking classes offered by our certified childbirth educators.

Choose “Class Registration” to register for classes and tours or call 978-816-2217 to learn more.


Programs Before Delivery

Prenatal Childbirth Preparation Class

Topics in this class include signs and stages of labor, comfort measures for labor, breathing techniques, medication and anesthesia and much more.  A maternity tour is also provided during the classes.* 

In Person Class Options ($150 per couple): (1) Weekday evenings from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM for four weeks, (2) Weekend classes Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (must attend both days), or (3) All Day Saturday or Sunday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

*Please note that tour offerings are subject to change at any time due to the ever evolving situation with COVID-19.

Virtual Class Option ($75 per couple): One Sunday a month from 10 am – 2 pm.

Hypnobirthing Class

The Hypnobirthing method of childbirth education is as much a philosophy as it is a technique.  Taught by a certified Hypnobirthing practitioner, this course will teach techniques of deep relaxation, visualization and self-hypnosis. In person classes are held in four-week sessions from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, weekdays.  $225.00 per couple

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding class will help prepare a mom to breastfeed. Topics discussed are latching, recognizing swallows and satiation, hand expression and much more.  This one-time class is offered both in person and virtually three different evenings a month from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Partners are encouraged to attend with mom.  $50.00 per couple

Baby Care and More Class

This class discusses the care of the newborn from birth to several months old. It covers home safety, diapering, swaddling, bathing, feeding cues and much more. This is a single class offered both in person and virtually is held once a month on a weekday evening from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM or Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. $50.00 per couple

Boot Camp for Dads

If you are a first-time father, prepare yourself for the joys and challenges of fatherhood. In this class you’ll hear from other dads; ask questions and more.  This virtual class meets once a month on a Saturday morning from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and is designed for fathers only.  $25.00

American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR

Since we are unable to offer in person infant CPR at this time, please consider the following learning tool:  CPR Anytime Kit – Infant

You may also utilize the YoMingo Online Educational Tool for information on infant CPR and choking. Please see below for registration details.

Maternity Tours

Tours are provided several times a month and are free of charge. Please note that tour availability is subject to change at any time due to the ever evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Complimentary.

Programs After Delivery

Virtual Mother Baby Group

These groups are held virtually on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 10:00 AM – noon.  Meeting other moms in a shared space and getting tips and advice from the nurse facilitator is priceless.  Please call the Parent Education office at 978-816-2217 or email ParentEducation@lahey.org for login information. Complimentary; registration not required.

Virtual Daddy and Baby Connection

Welcome new dads! In this monthly virtual group meet other dads and their babies. It is held every second Saturday of the month following Daddy Boot Camp. Please call the Parent Education office at 978-816-2217 or email ParentEducation@lahey.org for login information. Complimentary; registration not required.

American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR

Since we are unable to offer in person infant CPR at this time, please consider the following learning tool:  CPR Anytime Kit – Infant

You may also utilize the YoMingo Online Educational Tool for information on infant CPR and choking. Please see below for registration details.

All classes can be taken individually or bundled together.

Prenatal Childbirth Preparation Class (in person) + Prenatal Breastfeeding Class + Baby Care & More Class = $225 ($25 savings)

Prenatal Childbirth Preparation Class (virtual) + Prenatal Breastfeeding Class + Baby Care & More Class = $150 ($25 savings)

Hypnobirthing Class + Prenatal Breastfeeding Class + Baby Care & More = $300 ($25 savings)


YoMingo: Online Educational Tool

Beverly Hospital offers a free online education tool and app powered by YoMingo for our maternity patients. YoMingo offers information about pregnancy, breastfeeding, your hospital stay, and more.

  • Visit bit.ly/beverlyyomingo to register and follow the instructions.
  • Once registered, you will be sent a link to gain access. The platform may be accessed on any browser at myYoMingo.com or you may download the free app myYomingo.