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Jackson Health System is committed to helping you as a parent-to-be to prepare as much as possible for arrival of your little miracle. We offer the following tours and educational sessions at these facilities:

The Women's Hospital at Jackson Memorial Hospital

Maternity Unit Tours
Monthly tours of our maternity unit include our newly renovated M.B. Fernandez Little Miracles Maternity Suites and our labor and delivery floor. We will introduce you to the maternity staff and explain what to expect when you arrive to deliver your baby.  We also offer expectant mothers an option to pre-register to the hospital on the day of the tour.

Childbirth And Family Class Series
The childbirth and family class series prepares parents to bring their new baby into the world. The five class series details proper labor techniques and options, as well as breastfeeding and safety tips. Register when beginning your third trimester. Register online or call 305-585-4MOM (4666) to reserve your space.

Breastfeeding Classes
Breastfeeding classes at The Women’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial are taught by a certified lactation consultant in the Little Miracles Family Resource Center. These classes can be taken as part of the Childbirth and Family Class Series or as a stand-alone course.
Outpatient breastfeeding consultation is available by appointment.

To make an appointment or learn more, contact our lactation consultants at: The Women’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial Hospital: 305-585-4744

Jackson North Medical Center

Baby Showers 
Monthly baby showers include a tour of our maternity unit private patient rooms. The tour also includes a seminar on what to expect when you arrive to deliver your baby, an introduction to the maternity staff, and a mini-breastfeeding course. We also offer expectant mothers an option to pre-register to the hospital on the day of the tour.

Daytime baby showers are offered on the last Friday of every month at 11 a.m. Evening baby showers are offered on the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.

Parenting Class Series
The Women’s Pavilion at Jackson North also offers a weekly childbirth/parenting class that focuses on pregnancy, labor, breastfeeding, and infant care. Classes are held Wednesdays at 4 p.m. For more information, please call 305-585-4MOM (4666) or register online.

Breastfeeding Classes
Breastfeeding classes are taught by a certified lactation consultant on a monthly basis. Learn about proper positioning and tips on how to get your newborn to latch. Classes are free and offered in the Mother-Baby Unit on the fifth floor of the Women’s Pavilion at Jackson North. These classes are available in English only.
Outpatient breastfeeding consultation is available by appointment.

To make an appointment or learn more, contact our lactation consultants at: Jackson North Medical Center: 305-654-5604

Jackson South Medical Center

Baby Showers 
Monthly baby showers include a tour of our maternity unit private patient rooms. The tour also includes a seminar on what to expect when you arrive to deliver your baby, an introduction to the maternity staff, and a mini-breastfeeding course. We also offer expectant mothers an option to pre-register to the hospital on the day of the tour. When beginning your third trimester, register online or call 305-585-4MOM (4666) to reserve your space.

Breastfeeding Support Groups
Breastfeeding can be challenging, especially for first-time moms. Without support and encouragement, it can be tough to stick with it. That’s why Jackson offers special support groups run by certified lactation consultants. Participation is always free, and babies are welcome!

At The Women’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial, our breastfeeding support group meets on the first Tuesday of each month.*

The breastfeeding support group at The Women’s Pavilion at Jackson North meets on the third Thursday of every month.*

The breastfeeding support group at The Women’s Center at Jackson South meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Tower 3.

Outpatient breastfeeding consultation is available by appointment.

To make an appointment or learn more, contact our lactation consultants at: Jackson South Medical Center: 305-256-5382

*Holiday exceptions may alter schedule. Class schedule and offerings are subject to change.

Getting Ready for Your Little Miracle

We offer tours of our labor and delivery facilities, educational seminars, and breastfeeding and parenting classes. We have everything you’ll need to prepare for your special delivery!

Please call 305-585-4MOM (4666) or register online at one of these locations:

Jackson Memorial Hospital
Jackson North Medical Center
Jackson South Community Hospital

*Please arrive 15 minutes early to tours, seminars and classes. Registration includes you and one guest.

Free Price Estimates For Childbirth

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