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Birthplace Tour

The Birthplace at Crittenton is designed with the family in mind with a welcoming space that soothes, comforts, and nurtures. You will feel right at home as you welcome your new child into your family. Expectant mothers and participants at least 15 years of age are invited to participate in this tour.

Location:

Main Lobby (meet in waiting area)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W. University Dr.
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Thu, 10-23-2014
Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: Free
Registration: CLOSED
Available Spaces: 0 of 10

3rd Annual Baby Fair

Baby FairBABY FAIR

This FREE family event is for all expectant parents and families with young children.

Over 30 vendors including:

Infant Photography Car Seat Checks Day Care Cloth Diapers Childbirth and Breastfeeding Toddler classes Pediatric Care Toys for babies and kids Handmade Gifts Baby handprint tiles Raffle Prizes Infant Safety Classes Free Kids Activities Free event. Registration not required. Park in the North Parking lot to enter Main Entrance.  

Location:

Main Lobby
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Sat, 10-25-2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Breastfeeding Café

 Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies on Wednesday mornings, 11:00am-12:00pm, to Crittenton Hospital’s classroom 2E, located in the North building.  No registration required.  FREE.

This group meets weekly with a certified Lactation Consultant to discuss common breastfeeding concerns, answer your specific questions, and meet with other mothers that are experiencing the same things.  This informal meeting is not a class or an individual consultation; however, the Lactation Consultant will provide you with support and education.  Individual consultations are available by appointment for a fee.

           For more information, contact Laura Mulligan at 248-652-5919 or lmulligan@crittenton.com.


Location:

North Classroom 2E (north elevators to 2nd floor)
1101 W. Univeristy
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Wed, 10-29-2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 12

Online Baby Care & Breastfeeding Class - Register Anytime!

This comprehensive program allows you to see what you read via an easy-to-use website.  This program focuses on breastfeeding your newborn, baby care and safety, as well as mother care post-delivery. Participant will receive materials to complete at home.  Once registered, an e-mail will be sent with detailed instructions.  You will have access to the website for 6 months from your first login.

Location:

Online


Date: Thu, 10-30-2014
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $30.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 50 of 50

Online Childbirth Class - Register anytime!

Our online childbirth class is ideal for busy, expectant parents. Understanding Birth: eClass, is a unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive, evidence-based information you can trust as you prepare for your upcoming birth. In this class, you’ll learn all about the birth process and medical procedures through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You’ll also get a sense of what labor’s really like as you watch several complete birth stories, and you’ll even have an opportunity to create your own birth plan! Included in your registration is a tour of the Birthplace at Crittenton and a skills session with one of our childbirth educators. Once registered, participants will receive an email with a link to the class as well as additional information within 2-3 days.  You will have access to the website for 60 days from your first login.

Location:

Online


Date: Fri, 10-31-2014
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $75.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 25 of 25

Prepared Childbirth Series

This interactive 4-week series of classes covers all the basics and is a must for first-time moms! About two to three months before your due date, you should begin Prepared Childbirth classes.  Registration includes the expectant mother and her support person.  The class meets weekly for 4 weeks beginnig on the date listed.  Please bring a blanket and 2 pillows. Topics include:
  • What to expect during labor and delivery
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques to make you more comfortable
  • Medical options during labor and delivery
  • A tour of The Birthplace
  • How to care for yourself after delivery
  • Getting to know your newborn.
Dates/Times: 11/4/2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm 11/11/2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm 11/18/2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm 11/25/2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:

North Classroom 2C & 2D (north elevators to 2nd floor)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W. University Dr.
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Tue, 11-04-2014
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: $85.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 2 of 12

Breastfeeding Café

 Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies on Wednesday mornings, 11:00am-12:00pm, to Crittenton Hospital’s classroom 2E, located in the North building.  No registration required.  FREE.

This group meets weekly with a certified Lactation Consultant to discuss common breastfeeding concerns, answer your specific questions, and meet with other mothers that are experiencing the same things.  This informal meeting is not a class or an individual consultation; however, the Lactation Consultant will provide you with support and education.  Individual consultations are available by appointment for a fee.

           For more information, contact Laura Mulligan at 248-652-5919 or lmulligan@crittenton.com.


Location:

North Classroom 2E (north elevators to 2nd floor)
1101 W. Univeristy
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Wed, 11-05-2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 12

Breastfeeding Café

 Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies on Wednesday mornings, 11:00am-12:00pm, to Crittenton Hospital’s classroom 2E, located in the North building.  No registration required.  FREE.

This group meets weekly with a certified Lactation Consultant to discuss common breastfeeding concerns, answer your specific questions, and meet with other mothers that are experiencing the same things.  This informal meeting is not a class or an individual consultation; however, the Lactation Consultant will provide you with support and education.  Individual consultations are available by appointment for a fee.

           For more information, contact Laura Mulligan at 248-652-5919 or lmulligan@crittenton.com.


Location:

North Classroom 2E (north elevators to 2nd floor)
1101 W. Univeristy
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Wed, 11-12-2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 12

Prepared Childbirth Express

This condensed Childbirth class covers the most important information in the Childbirth Series on one Saturday. About two to three months before your due date, you should begin Prepared Childbirth classes.  Registration includes the expectant mother and her support person.  Please bring a blanket and 2 pillows.  You may also bring snacks and drinks. There is a lunch break for participants and you have the option of bringing your own lunch, eating in the cafeteria or finding a local restaurant close to the hospital. Topics include:
  • What to expect during labor and delivery
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques to make you more comfortable
  • Medical options during labor and delivery
  • A tour of The Birthplace
  • How to care for yourself after delivery
  • Getting to know your newborn

Location:

North Classrooms 2C & 2D (North elevators to 2nd floor)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W University Dr.
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Sat, 11-15-2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: $85.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 7 of 12

Cesarean Section Delivery Class

This class is for women that have had a previous delivery and will be having a planned cesarean delivery.  Expectant mother and her partner attend one night of a prepared childbirth series to learn about cesarean delivery, medical interventions and tour the Birthplace.  Please plan on completing this class 2 months prior to your expected delivery date.


Location:

North Classrooms 2C & 2D (North elevators to 2nd floor)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Tue, 11-18-2014
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 2 of 2

Breastfeeding Café

 Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies on Wednesday mornings, 11:00am-12:00pm, to Crittenton Hospital’s classroom 2E, located in the North building.  No registration required.  FREE.

This group meets weekly with a certified Lactation Consultant to discuss common breastfeeding concerns, answer your specific questions, and meet with other mothers that are experiencing the same things.  This informal meeting is not a class or an individual consultation; however, the Lactation Consultant will provide you with support and education.  Individual consultations are available by appointment for a fee.

           For more information, contact Laura Mulligan at 248-652-5919 or lmulligan@crittenton.com.


Location:

North Classroom 2E (north elevators to 2nd floor)
1101 W. Univeristy
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Wed, 11-19-2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 12

Birthplace Tour

The Birthplace at Crittenton is designed with the family in mind with a welcoming space that soothes, comforts, and nurtures. You will feel right at home as you welcome your new child into your family. Expectant mothers and participants at least 15 years of age are invited to participate in this tour.

Location:

Main Lobby (meet in waiting area)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W. University Dr.
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Thu, 11-20-2014
Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 5 of 10

Preparing for Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants as well as a unique relationship between mother and baby.  This class will answer your questions and help you get off to the best possible start as a nursing mother. Topics include: Positioning and latching on How to know if baby is eating well breast care pumping returning to work and all the breastfeeding secrets to success A registered nurse/certified lactation consultant teaches the class. Registration includes both mom and her partner or a support person. Some insurance plans may reimburse you for the cost of this class; please check with your health insurance provider.

Location:

Crittenton Hospital North Classrooms 2C & 2D
1101 W University Dr.
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Sat, 11-22-2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: $30.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 11 of 12