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Parenting Resources

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center is working in partnership with your physician to provide education, resources, and support throughout your parenting years. Please contact Laura Mulligan at lmulligan@crittenton.com or (248) 652-5919 for assistance.

Mommy Monday Walking Group:

This group meets Monday mornings from 10:30 -11:30 am at the Village of Rochester Hills from May through October (weather permitting). This is a great way to get some fresh air, a little exercise and meet some new friends.

Note: Some classes do charge a fee, please see specific web link for charges and class schedules.

Breastfeeding Cafe

  • Breastfeeding provides optimal nutrition and bonding for your infant, but it does not always come easy. This monthly group, led by a certified lactation consultant, is designed to provide support and education on common breastfeeding concerns. Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies.
    • When: 1st Wednesday of every month, 11:00 a.m  - 12:00 p.m
    • Where: Crittenton Hospital’s classroom 2A, located in the North building
    • No registration required and there is no fee

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

Family Health

  • Parent Talk Workshop—This two-session workshop is designed to help parents use effective verbal skills to raise responsible, caring, and confident children. Based on the book Parent Talk, this is a communication system that models and promotes respect, encourages appropriate behavior, and delivers consequences and discipline when children choose behaviors that are inappropriate.

CPR and Safety

  • CPR for Friends and Family—This non-certification program teaches lay rescuers how help someone chocking and perform CPR on adults, children, and infants.

Big Brother – Big Sister

  • Your children may have lots of questions about your pregnancy and a few anxieties about what life will be like with a new baby around! This special class for siblings-to-be can help them learn about the coming event in a positive way and participate fully in all the preparation. Kids will tour The Birthplace to see where mom will stay. Suggested for children ages 3 and up.

Online Baby Care Class

  • This online program focuses on feeding your newborn, baby care and safety, as well as mother care, post-delivery. Participants will receive materials to complete at home.