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Main Hospital and Women’s Services

If you have any medical concerns, please contact your physician immediately, a list of our OB/GYN physicians can be found here.  You are also welcome to call our Women’s Services department at 214.407.5510 or visit our department directly.  Our labor and delivery department is located on the second floor of the hospital.  Please enter through the main entrance where valet parking is available.  Our front desk concierge can direct you.

Baby 101: Free Workshops

Whether you are an expectant first-time mom or expecting the special challenges of multiple birth, our Women’s Center workshops will help prepare you and the whole family for that very special day. Our highly trained staff is committed to you from the earliest stages of pregnancy until after your baby is born.  And, should your baby have special needs, our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be there for you 24/7. For moms who register at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco, we offer many options to prepare you and your family.  From Pregnancy to Parenthood and Everything in Between, we are here to help.

For class times & registration information, please email us at WSEducation@bmcf.com or call 214.407.5012.   Online courses are available for those who are unable to attend in person.  Please contact our class coordinator for information on how to access the courses.

They sure are cute, but they don’t come with instructions. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco offers a variety of classes to parents and family members to prepare for the new addition to your family. We encourage you to attend as many classes as you can. Classes are complimentary for patients delivering at our facility.

 Prepared Childbirth – Breathing and Relaxation Intensive Class -12 hours. This class is designed as an overview to help mothers understand labor, medical procedures, newborns, and postpartum.  Topics include pregnancy warning signs and pre- term risk as well as breathing and relaxation techniques.  Future patients are also shown a video of a real birth experience.

Cesarean Class – For CS only – 3 hours – This class is designed to help mothers understand cesarean birth, pregnancy warning signs and pre-term labor risk. Topics include pre-operative instructions and understanding postpartum.

Breastfeeding Class – 3.5 hours – Both parents are encouraged to attend this class to understand the breastfeeding process. Taught by a certified lactation consultant, this class will help prepare you for initiating breastfeeding in the hospital, monitoring breastfeeding effectiveness at home, planning for pumping, milk storage and working while breastfeeding.

Baby Care Class- 3.5 hours This class is designed to help parents have realistic expectations and learn the basics of caring for a newborn. Topics include diapering, bathing, soothing and caring for your new baby with additional information on growth, development and selecting a pediatrician.

Infant CPR

Infant CPR with Safety – 3 hours – This course will cover the most important safety issues related to infants, children, and families. Topics covered include baby  proofing, water safety, choking and poisoning. The American Heart Association Guidelines for infant CPR are taught along with hands on practice with infant manikins. The CPR portion of this course follows American Heart Association guidelines; however this will not certify you in CPR.

Infant CPR ONLY -1.5 hours – Hands on CPR instruction with safety information provided for review at home. The CPR portion of this
course follows American Heart Association guidelines; however this will not certify you in CPR.

Car Seat Class – 4 hours – Car seat technicians teach all aspects of safety related to car seats for infants and children. In this interactive class, you’ll receive instructions on securing the infant as well as features of the infant seat brought to class. Class instruction will be followed by the proper installation of the car seat. The mother-to-be must have someone with her to install the car seat. Our National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) certified technicians will check the installation for accuracy and help you make any necessary corrections.

Car Seat Checks – 45 minutes per seat – Car seat checks provide an opportunity to have your car seat checked by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Technician. Car seat checks are by appointment only and you should arrive with your car seat already installed. Once checked, the technicians will have you make any necessary changes to the installation of the seat. Car seat check appointments are for one vehicle/one car seat. Multiple appointments are needed for multiple vehicles or multiple seats in your vehicle.

Family Support

Dads Do More Than Diapers – 2 hours – This one evening workshop prepares men to be dads in all respects. We will address issues including preparation for labor, newborn care, rekindling intimacy following delivery, and signs of postpartum depression. This class is led by a male physician and male pediatrician. Dads-to-be enjoy the opportunity to address their concerns and fears about fatherhood whether they are first time fathers or have previous experience at fatherhood.

Grandparent Class – 4 hours – This class covers many areas for new grandparents including identification and developing your own grandparent style along with the many important roles taken on as a grandparent. The class will teach you how you can best support your child in developing parenting styles. The second class of the series will cover infant CPR, safety and child proofing. The CPR portion of this course follows American Heart Association guidelines; however this will not certify you in CPR.

Sibling Class -1.5 hours – This class is designed to help siblings celebrate becoming a big brother or sister. We will make a craft in class and watch a video about becoming a Super Sibling. Classes are divided into two age groups: 3-5 years and 6-9 years.

For class times & registration information, please email us at WSEducation@bmcf.com or call 214.407.5012.  In addition, you can research and choose an OB/GYN physician by clicking here and choose a pediatrician by clicking here.

For more information about women’s workshops, or for a physician referral, call 1.800.4BAYLOR.