Parenting Classes

Educational resources for different stages of parenthood.  

Monthly Calendar

Class Descriptions  

Lamaze

Lamaze is a combination of relaxation, breathing techniques, comfort measures and position changes that are designed to help during labor and birth. We stress that partners are essential throughout labor, birth, postpartum and parenting. Please bring: a pillow, blanket, snacks, and water. Moms need to wear shorts or slacks and comfortable shoes, as you’ll be doing some floor work. $120 MPG Patient $140 Other

Labor Skills (In-person)

This class takes a “straight to the point” approach in preparing expectant parents for labor. You will learn about breathing and coping skills, positions, positive affirmation, and progression in childbirth. Classes held at SaguaMPG classroom at a limited capacity. $100 MPG Patients $110 Other

Labor Skills 2-Day Workshop (Online)

This class takes a “straight to the point” approach in preparing expectant parents for labor. You will learn about breathing and coping skills, positions, positive affirmation, and progression in childbirth. This workshop will be broken up into 2 days to cover Part 1 and Part 2 of workshop. $100 MPG Patients $110 Other

Orientation (Hybrid)

A class specifically designed for those desiring a Sagua Mañagu birth experience. Now offered both Online and In-Person, this class introduces our natural childbirth philosophy, patient rights, expectations and more. Learn the basic differences between hospital birth and a Sagua birth and make an informed choice. Patients have the choice to take this online or in-person. Free

Breastfeeding 101 (Online)

This class is designed to help mothers and their partners gain confidence and skills in breastfeeding such as how it works, feeding cues, frequency, positioning and latch, support and its wonderful benefits for mom, baby, and the entire family. Participants will receive a Zoom link to join instructor online at a specified date and time. $20 MPG Patients $25 Other

Empower Hour (Online)

This online class is designed exclusively to help dads or support persons become confident and competent in their role. Partners will have a better understanding of their woman, recognize the classic signs of labor and what to do, verbalize 3 feeding cues of the newborn, how to respond to a crying baby, and understand relationships and dynamics between their partner and the newest addition to the family. Zoom link will be sent to participants. $20 MPG Patients $25 Other

Breastfeeding Social (Online)

A group meeting on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays set aside for mothers who are breastfeeding or who wish to learn more about breastfeeding to come together and share experiences and express concerns and find answers with the guidance of a lactation consultant or breastfeeding counselor. This is a free resource. Participants will receive a Zoom link to join social. Free

Hypnobirthing

Hosted by The Birth Tribe, Hypnobirthing will teach invaluable tools to help you achieve a more positive birth. Your body is capable of birthing your baby no matter what birth you choose. You can have a gentle, comfortable, relaxed birth without fear! $250 MPG Patients $295 Other

Meet Our Patient Educators 

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Barbara Mafnas

RN, MSN, LCCE

Patient Educator & Lactation Consultant 

777-6526

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Ednalyna Martin

LC, CBI, CBEd

Patient Educator & Lactation Counselor

689-1399