A range of classes
We suggest that first-time parents attend at least one class in each of the following categories:
- Birth classes
- Newborn care
- New parent support
See a complete schedule of pregnancy and parenting classes available at Legacy Health here.
Have questions about a registration? Read our FAQs. If you still have questions, email.
Maternity tours are offered at Legacy Emanuel, Legacy Good Samaritan, Legacy Meridian Park, Legacy Mount Hood, Legacy Salmon Creek and Legacy Silverton medical centers.
For Kaiser Permanente patients/members: Please call 503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free), option 1 to register for a tour of the Legacy Salmon Creek facility.
*Please note that due to patient room availability or public health restrictions, tours may sometimes need to be limited to classroom only.
Which class is right for you?
See below for pregnancy and parenting class descriptions. Find the right match for your needs and schedule.
Childbirth comprehensive package—Six-week series
Prepare for labor, birth and life with your newborn in a six-week course that combines our Childbirth Preparation, Newborn Essentials and Breastfeeding Basics classes
Childbirth preparation—Four-week series
Prepare for the birth of your child and learn what to expect during labor, birth and postpartum
Childbirth Saturday seminar
Prepare for the birth of your child and learn what to expect during labor, birth and postpartum all in a one-day express Saturday seminar
Comfort and coping for labor
More in-depth labor practice for first-time parents or a refresher for those who have already given birth
SPANISH BIRTH CLASSES
Classes offered in Spanish/ Las clases se ofrecen en español:
Salud Medical Center
1175 Mount Hood Ave.
Woodburn, OR 97071
Lancaster Family Health Center
255 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97301
To register/para registrarse o para mas informacion, por favor llame a Beatriz: 503-576-8390 ext. 6830
Breastfeeding and newborn care classes
Bringing home your new baby requires just as much preparation as the birth. Both parents learn valuable tips about caring for a newborn.
Prepare for successful breastfeeding. Gain confidence, learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to overcome challenges. Great information for parents.
Newborn essentials and breastfeeding Saturday seminar
Caring for your new baby and breastfeeding basics are covered in this popular Saturday seminar. Both parents learn valuable tips to prepare for life at home with your newborn.
New parent support
Baby and Me group
Each group meets weekly. We welcome all parents. Come when you can. We offer drop-in sessions and the opportunity for you to weigh your baby, depending on their age. If you have questions about a registration, read our FAQs.
Two class offerings: one designed for expectant couples and the other for when after baby comes.
Grandparents play an important role in helping to care for a newborn. This class for grandparents-to-be covers the latest safety and newborn care recommendations.
Cancellations and refund policy
You will receive a full refund for any paid class that you cancel or reschedule at least two business days in advance. There are no refunds if you cancel or reschedule within two business days of the class. In the unlikely event that Legacy has to cancel or reschedule a paid event, you will either be fully refunded or able to reschedule.
Class fees include registration for the expectant mom, a support person and all materials. Your insurance health plan may cover part or all of the cost of this class. Please contact your health plan before attending class to determine if reimbursement is available and to find out how to be reimbursed.