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Memorial offers access to resources and experts to assist in health and wellness education to aid in your well-being. View some of our current offerings. Class dates, times and locations are subject to change so please call to register prior to attending for more information.

BabyTalk Programs

We know it’s important to you to learn all you can about your pregnancy, childbirth, and aftercare. Our series of BabyTalk classes prepares you and your family for the arrival of your baby.

  • Breastfeeding – benefits and techniques of breastfeeding
  • Parenting Class – basics from newborn to 1 year old
  • Infant CPR/Safety Class – infant lifesaving techniques and home safety assessment
  • Prepared Childbirth – relaxation and breathing techniques, signs and stages of labor, analgesia and anesthesia

Classes are scheduled based on due date and are available to those women planning to deliver at Memorial on a first come, first serve basis.

For a Childbirth Class Schedule*, call (228) 575-2299.

*Dates and times subject to change

Breastfeeding Consultation

Memorial is proud to provide substantial breastfeeding assistance and skilled technical management for your breastfeeding journey. Consultations are available on an outpatient basis after release from the hospital, which means breastfeeding assistance does not end at discharge. Memorial Breastfeeding Center is staffed by International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).*

For information call (228) 867-4053.

*Dates and times subject to change

Bariatric Support Group

This support group gives the opportunity to discuss and share individual issues or concerns regarding weight, diet, and exercise and is exclusive to post-operative patients. Topics from bariatric specific speakers may include nutrition, exercise, weight loss, vitamin supplementation, emotional eating, protein intake, self-esteem, trigger foods, reading labels, mindful eating, and fluid consumption.

• Meets 1st Wednesday of every month @ 5:30pm*

(228) 575-1581 for information

*Dates and times subject to change

Living with Cancer

This support group offers cancer patients, care givers and survivors the opportunity to share their experiences of living with cancer.

• First Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m.*

• Contact Tina Pridgen – (228) 865-3100 for more information

*Dates and times subject to change