Having a new baby is a special time.  Madison Memorial has several classes to help parents prepare for the birth and life of their baby. For more information concerning any of these classes, email Deanna Garner at

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Classes for New & Experienced Parents



HypnoMothering is a single session, 2.5 hours long. This is for Mom’s only. This class is designed to give new Mothers tools to face the new challenges of Motherhood. It will help you calm anxieties and help you deal with the stresses that come along with Mothering. This class gives you tools to deal with the emotional side effects of having a new baby. It teaches you how to get the most of limited sleep, enhancing bonding, developing maternal instincts, finding focus and mindfulness amidst the myriad of feelings that come with being a new mother. It is the way to find the calm in the new baby storm.

Class hours: offered based on enrollment

Price: . . . . . . . . . . $35


This is a five-week course: sessions are 2.5 hours each. This is ideal for those who are looking for a natural approach to childbirth. This class will teach techniques for relaxation and visualization. You will learn how to develop a calm approach to pregnancy that will enable you to work in harmony with your body and your baby and prepare you for a shorter, safer, easier, more comfortable birth for you and your baby. This class can be taken any time after 20 weeks of pregnancy and is taught by a Certified HypnoBirthing® Practitioner who is affiliated with the HypnoBirthing® Institute. A tour of the Family Maternity Center at Madison Memorial Hospital is also included. Please bring to class two pillows, a Birthing companion, and wear comfortable clothes.

Class Hours: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Price . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $140.00 (includes class fee, book and CD)

Childbirth Class

This all day Saturday class is taught by a Certified International Childbirth Educator and it includes breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner’s role, the process of labor and delivery, medication choices during labor, the post-partum period care of Mom, and newborn care. A tour of the Family Maternity Center at Madison Memorial is also included. Please bring to class a sack lunch and snacks for the day, two pillows for comfort, a labor coach, and wear comfortable clothes.

Class hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Price: . . . . . . . . . . No Cost if delivering at Madison Memorial Hospital

Breastfeeding Class

The Breastfeeding Class is taught by an Certified Lactation Counselor to expecting parents. This one evening class will help educate expecting parents about the art of breastfeeding and its benefits for mom, baby, and dad. Learn how to have a positive experience and get breastfeeding off to a good start with proper latch-on techniques, nursing positions, engorgement prevention, and expression & storage of breast milk.

Class Hours: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Price: . . . . . . . . . . No Cost


Find the location of the classes at our Training Center which shares a building with Rexburg City Hall. View the map below for directions to the Training Center.

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