Great Expectations

Having a baby is a wonderful time in a woman’s life, but there are questions and concerns that all women have, especially if this is your first child.  CHRISTUS Spohn is ready to ally your fears by providing you with information to prepare for childbirth, help you make informed decisions, and minimize your fears.

A range of birthing classes are available to expectant mothers and their partners at our CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – South location. All classes are free to mom’s delivering at a CHRISTUS Spohn facility, call 1-855-557-7646 to register. 

Sibling Class

CHRISTUS Spohn has developed a great program to help answer the questions that your child has when a new baby is on the way. The sibling class at CHRISTUS Spohn South helps children learn about what is happening to mom and understand what to expect when the new baby joins your family. The class prepares your child to be a great Big Brother or Big Sister.Time: 1 hour; 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., offered one Wednesday a month  (short tour included)                        

Requirements for sibling class at Christus Spohn South:

  • Parent or guardian must attend class with child or children
  • Space is limited, register today! No more than 10 children in a class. Call 1-855-557-7646 to register.
  • Class is free for families delivering at a CHRISTUS Facility
  • Class is approximately one hour and held on a Wednesday
  • Short Hospital tour included
  • Families may bring food and drinks to class
  • Families to meet at front entry of CHRISTUS Spohn South Hospital for instructor to take them to classroom

Childbirth Classes

Having a baby is a wonderful time in a woman’s life, but there are questions and concerns that all women have, especially if this is your first child.  CHRISTUS Spohn is ready to ally your fears by providing you with information to prepare for childbirth, help you make informed decisions, and minimize your fears. The class will also cover c-sections and baby care after delivery.

Childbirth Classes: For 2 hours on 4 Thursdays, this class helps moms understand pregnancy and labor, including c/sections, and mom and baby care after delivery (tour included).

Express Childbirth Classes: 5 - 6 hours on Saturday, offered 1 - 2 times a month: Condensed version of understanding pregnancy, labor, c/section and mom and baby care (tour included). 

Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding classes help get moms off to a good start on basic breastfeeding information. Practice makes perfect, and like with any new skill, breastfeeding a baby takes knowledge and practice to be successful. CHRISTUS Spohn’s breastfeeding class gets moms off to a good start on basic breastfeeding. If you learn how to breastfeed before your baby is born, you are more likely to succeed! Breastfeeding classes offer pregnant women the chance to prepare and ask questions before the baby’s arrival.

Time: 1 hour, offered on 1 - 2 Tuesdays a month

Friends & Family Infant CPR Class

This class is designed to give our new parents and family members the basic knowledge of infant CPR. The tips and information will help you to know what to do should an unexpected event occur. To register for this class, call 1-855-557-7646. Certification not offered.

Time: 1 hour- 1 hour & 30 minutes, offered the third Thursday of each month. Class starts at 6:00 p.m.