Services

Classes

Family Maternity Suites offers education throughout pregnancy and beyond, ensuring that you have all the information you need to help your baby get a healthy start in life.

The Miracle of Birth

This class discusses a day you will never forget – the birth of our baby – a miracle of a lifetime.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this class is being offered virtually through Microsoft Teams.

Please join us: Time: 6- 8 p.m. Date: Jan. 6, March 3, May 5, July 7, Sept. 1, Nov. 3

Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, please visit our website at MemorialMedical.com for the in-person classes.

Breastfeeding Basics

This class provides parents with information about breastfeeding and offers support for new breastfeeding families.  One of our lactation consultants will discuss how breastfeeding is started in the hospital, what to expect the first weeks, how to handle work situations and how to pump and store milk.  After taking this class, you will have the basic knowledge of correct and comfortable positioning and how to assess adequate feedings.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this class is being offered virtually through Microsoft Teams.  Please join us:

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Date: Feb. 20, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 10, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4

Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, please visit our website at MemorialMedical.com for the in-person classes.

I'm Going to be a Big Brother/Sister

The materials for this are geared for siblings ages 3-7 years old.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person classes are not available, but parents may request a New Brother/Sister packet containing: Family Maternity Suites “What to Expect” information, “A New Baby is Coming! Guide for a Big Brother/Sister,” “Our New Baby” coloring book, as well as pages to color for baby and a “I’m a Big Brother/Sister”button.

Please contact Healthline at 217-788-3333 to receive this packet.

Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, please visit our website at MemorialMedical.com for the in-person classes.

Lactation Consultation

The benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby are well-documented. Some moms or babies, however, have problems with breastfeeding. If you're experiencing challenges, a breastfeeding consultation may be helpful. Each situations needs individual attention. Private appointments can be made at the mother's or physician's request.

Please call 217-788-3378 to schedule an appointment with a lactation consultant.

Please be aware that due to COVID-19 visitor restrictions, there may be times when in-person appointments will not be allowed. Our lactation consultants will let you know.

Mom & Baby Support Group

This class is for moms and babies from birth to twelve months.

What: Discussion about infant care, sleep, toys, new parent concerns, feeding, games, bonding, new products and more. Moms are encouraged to suggest topics for discussion.

When: 1 – 2:30 p.m. each Wednesday (except holidays).

08/04/21

08/11/21

08/18/21

08/25/21

09/01/21

09/08/21

09/15/21

09/22/21

09/29/21

10/06/21

10/13/21

10/20/21

10/27/21

11/03/21

11/10/21

11/17/21

12/01/21

12/08/21

12/15/21

12/22/21

12/29/21

 

Where : Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation

228 W. Miller St, Springfield, IL 62702

Room 2D or 4F

Cost: Free. There is no charge for attending the Mom & Baby Support Group.