Classes & Events

Woman’s offers a large variety of classes & programs for women and their families during all stages of life. Topics range from pregnancy and parenting to wellness and nutrition and many topics in between - all focused on a healthy, fulfilling life. See fitness member classes for schedule of classes included in fitness membership.

All upcoming dates are listed on the class page below class description. Most classes are held at Woman’s Hospital or Woman’s Center for Wellness. Refund Policy: A refund, less a $10 administrative fee, will be issued up to 7 working days before the class date. A refund will not be issued for cancellations received within 7 working days of the class.

Upcoming Classes & Events

  • Body Basics for Girls
    Your preteen will learn how her body is growing, what changes to expect during puberty and how to take care of herself during this informal, open discussion.
  • Breastfeeding Support Group
    Need encouragement and support as you nurse your baby?
  • Safe Sitter
    Safe Sitter® is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR.
  • Preparing for Delivery
    In this two-part class, learn how to recognize when labor starts, when to come to the hospital and what to expect when you arrive.
  • Hospital Orientation Tour
    Tour the birth and recovery suites, family waiting areas, transition nursery and more while learning what you can expect while delivering at Woman’s. This tour is for adults only – no exceptions can be made.
  • Fecal Incontinence
    Dr. Kelly Finan, Baton Rouge colorectal surgeon, presents an interdisciplinary continuing education offering for physicians, nurses, and physical therapists on fecal incontinence. Other interested health care professionals are invited to attend.
  • After Baby Comes
    Learn how to bathe, feed, diaper, dress and hold a baby with a lifelike doll. Also learn about "baby blues" and recovery from childbirth.
  • Breastfeeding Express
    Review the basics of the breastfeeding process in a small class for women only.
  • Tyke Hyke
    Prepare your 3-year-old for your hospital stay by taking a brief tour of the hospital. Prepare your child for the new baby through practice with life-like baby dolls.
  • A Baby Is Coming
    As your 4 to 8-year-old prepares to be a big brother or sister, he or she will practice diapering, feeding, dressing and playing with baby dolls.