Classes & Events
Baby Care Class
    Understand the unique needs of your newborn and learn great tips on diapering, bathing and general care.
Baby Signing: An Introduction for Infants and Toddlers
    Learn how to begin teaching your baby or toddler basic signs.
Breastfeeding With Success
    Learn the basics and benefits of breastfeeding before your baby arrives.
Car Seat Safety
    Hartford Hospital’s Parent Education Program is proud to offer a free Car Seat Safety Class.
Cesarean Birth Class
    Learn what to expect if you are anticipating a Cesarean birth.
Childbirth Class (One-Day Class)
    This one-day Saturday program provides you with the essential information you need for labor and birth of your baby.
Childbirth Class (Two-Day Saturday Program)
    This two-day program provides you with the essential information you need for labor and birth of your baby.
Childbirth Class (Two-Night Program)
    This two night program provides you with the essential information you need for labor and birth of your baby.
Childbirth Education - eLearning
    Online childbirth education classes. We offer an interactive, web-based program that's wonderful for first time parents or a refresher for repeat parents.
Comfort Measures for Labor
    Hands-on techniques to address the discomforts of labor.
CPR Family & Friends: Infants & Children
    Recommended for new parents, babysitters, and anyone who cares for infants and children.
Divorced Women's Empowerment Group
    Come join us and be with other women who are single again. Learn tips for self esteem, coping mechanisms, and discovering individuality.
Enjoying Infants Together (6-Week Series)
    Learn fun developmental activities for infants and participate in discussions on various parenting issues.
Epidural Anesthesia for Labor
    Learn what an epidural is, how it is done, the risks it involves and what to expect for pain relief.
Expectant Grandparents Class
    Gives grandparents the opportunity to talk with a trained professional RN (who is a grandparent herself!) about birthing changes.
Happiest Baby
    New babies are such a blessing, but they can also bring on sleepless nights, crying, and sometimes quite a bit of extra stress. Learn an extraordinary approach to keeping your baby happy.
HypnoBirthing® Class
    A 4 week hands-on natural childbirth class for expectant mothers and their chosen birth companion.
Maternity Tours
    A guided tour to help you get acquainted with our facility and maternity services
Men and Domestic Violence: You Matter Too
    Male employees of Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center are invited to a free educational seminar on domestic violence.
Overcoming Female Urinary Incontinence
    Hartford Hospital invites you to a free educational seminar to learn about solutions for Female Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder.
Prenatal Yoga
    This four-week program strengthens and tones muscles, making you more comfortable during pregnancy and better prepared for the delivery of your baby.
Pups and Babies
    Helpful tips on preparing your dog for your baby's arrival and introducing your baby to your pet
Sibling Preparation (All ages)
    Help your children prepare for the arrival of their new baby brother or sister. This class includes hands on diapering, creation of a birthday card for baby, a short video and a visit to the maternity floor for a look at mom’s maternity room.
StrongWomen - 12 Week Program
    A fitness program for women designed to increase strength, balance and flexibility.
Time for Infants and Toddlers
    Led by a pediatric nurse practitioner, this class is for parents and children under 24 months. Learn fun, developmental activities for infants and toddlers, participate in discussions on various parenting issues and make new friends!
Time for Toddlers (6-week series)
    Learn fun, developmental activities for toddlers and participate in discussions on various parenting issues.
Twin Preparation Class
    This three part series will prepare families expecting multiples for late pregnancy, labor and birth, postpartum, infant care and safety, and managing at home.
Programs
Centering Pregnancy
    A new concept in prenatal care has arrived at the Hartford Hospital Women’s Ambulatory Health Services. It’s called Centering Pregnancy and it brings expecting moms together for their pregnancy journeys.
Discussion Group on Custody and Domestic Violence
    The Domestic Violence Prevention Program in collaboration with Interval House is offering this new discussion group.
El Grupo de Mujeres
    Education and support for Latino women living with HIV or AIDS regardless of where they get their health care.
First Steps
    First Steps is a volunteer program offered by the Women's Health Ambulatory Service to first-time parents delivering at Hartford Hospital.
Infant Massage
    Learn hands-on massage techniques to calm and soothe your baby.
Mobile Mammography
    New state-of-the-art mammography equipment can now be transported to community organizations to provide screenings
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Tours
    Private tours for those expecting twins, triplets, etc.
Nurturing Connections Program
    The Nurturing Connections Program links new parents to volunteers and others who may provide education and support that can help them adjust to the many demands of parenthood.
Nurturing Connections Program - Prenatal Groups
    The Nurturing Connections Program Prenatal Groups is for first time parents and offered in both English and Spanish.
Nurturing Connections Volunteer Orientation
    Learn how to offer support and encouragement to help parents develop confidence and health relationships with their babies.
Nurturing Connections/Nurturing Families program - Intensive Home Visiting
    The Nurturing Families program offers home visits to help new parents learn how to care for their baby and adjust to the many demands of becoming a parent.