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Key Phone Numbers

  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

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The BirthPlace

Fun Fact: When a baby is born at Holy Name Medical Center, the lullaby "Hush Little Baby" chimes over the public address system, reminding everyone of the miracle of life.

Parent Education Classes

Holy Name Medical Center offers free parent education classes that cover a wide range of topics concerning pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding and postpartum support care. The sessions will help increase your knowledge of what is to come, from pregnancy through discharge from the hospital. Tours of the hospital are also available.

All classes are led by a registered nurse and moms-to-be are invited to bring a loved one. Sessions are divided between two Sundays every month.

To register for any of the Parent Education classes, please call the Parent Education Department at 201-833-3153 or register online below.

Note: Please make sure to register a loved one who may be joining you.

Disclaimer: Classes could close if the maximum number of registered attendees is reached for the month.

A Journey Through Pregnancy

Learn what to expect as your body changes to accommodate your developing baby during all the phases of pregnancy. Topics include:

  • Physical changes during pregnancy
  • Stages of labor
  • Symptoms that may require a call to your provider and what is an emergency situation

Register online by clicking on the preferred date/time session below.

The Delivery Experience

Take a journey through the changes leading up to, during and after delivery. The specific areas of discussion will include:

  • Stages of labor
  • Pushing during a vaginal delivery and episiotomy
  • Cesarean section
  • Skin to skin contact after delivery
  • Exclusive breast feeding

Register online by clicking on the preferred date/time session below.

Care of Your New Family

Familiarize yourself with knowledge that will help create a smooth transition to life with a newborn. A variety of issues will be discussed including:

  • Feeding and eliminating patterns
  • Bathing and dressing your newborn
  • Instructions for safe sleeping habits
  • Postpartum care
  • Postpartum depression
  • When your baby is sick and when to call the pediatrician
  • Car seat safety
  • Fall prevention

Register online by selecting a preferred date/time session below.

Breast Feeding Preparation

Before you deliver, learn why and how to breast feed your baby. This class, which includes a multimedia program, will increase your knowledge so you can have a successful breast feeding experience. Topics will include:

  • Anatomy of breast feeding
  • Benefits of breast feeding for mom and baby
  • Skin-to-skin
  • Effective Latch
  • Positioning for effective breast feeding
  • Overcoming challenges

This class is temporality unavailable. Please continue to check our website for future offerings.

Tour of The BirthPlace

Tours of Holy Name's BirthPlace are available for parents, family members and children. The tour includes visiting a birthing room, a maternity room, and a look in the nursery window. All maternity and newborn services are explained by a nurse who can answer all your questions.

Register online by selecting a preferred date/time tour session below. For other months tours, please visit the calendar of events.