Parents & Family

Parents & Family

When you are expecting, you can expect the best at Barton Health. We offer prenatal education and fitness classes, a comprehensive third trimester childbirth education program, and classes and support groups for families with newborns to children age three.


We invite parents to attend classes at approximately 28 to 30 weeks. In 'Childbirth & Beyond: Preparing for the Journey' students learn about preparing for the hospital, when to check for admission, pre-term indicators, relaxation/breathing techniques, birthing process, labor positions, and pain management. Learn more or sign up.

Lactation/ Breastfeeding

Taught by a Registered Nurse, this course offers an overview of breastfeeding benefits for expecting parents including the benefits of breastfeeding, tips, and info about when to seek help from a lactation consultant. Learn more or sign up.

Crawl Space (formerly Mommy & Me Support Group)

New parents and their babies or toddlers are invited to attend a free, weekly group to share experiences and discuss the joys and challenges of parenting. Get support from other mothers, as well as professional support from a childbirth instructor, nurse, and guest presenters. Learn more or sign up.