Expectant Parent Education and Wellness Program

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Thank you for choosing to deliver at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine!

We are excited to welcome you to our state-of-the-art labor and delivery and postpartum facilities at the NYP Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns and NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital.

We offer several programs to enhance well-being and knowledge, from the beginning of pregnancy through labor and delivery and postpartum recovery. We do not believe in one size fits all and hope you will find the program that best suits your needs.

For questions about the prenatal education program, please contact us at obgyneducation@med.cornell.edu.

For medical questions, please contact your obstetrician's office via phone or Weill Cornell Connect.

Prenatal Education Classes

Our Zoom classes allow you to learn about preparing for childbirth and newborn care. Our teachers are top-notch certified childbirth educators who also work as nurses in our hospitals. Class size is limited to facilitate better learning and give you the scoop on what works best at Weill Cornell!

Click here to view our calendar and register for a class.

Online Forums

Our world-class doctors host free virtual forums to cover common topics about pregnancy. New forums are added periodically, and recordings of past forums are uploaded to our virtual library. Browse this valuable library for topics about pregnancy symptoms, labor and delivery preparation, and postpartum care. Learn at your own leisure.

Click here to view our forums.

Genetic Counseling Information Sessions

Free group genetic counseling sessions are held via Zoom on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6pm EST. During the session, our genetic counselors will discuss non-invasive and invasive genetic testing options. Class space is limited, and we recommend registering early.

Click here to view our calendar and register for our upcoming session.

Prenatal Education E-Learning

If you prefer to learn at your own pace, then this is the perfect option for you. We offer access to a nationally renowned e-learning module via the InJoy Health Education platform.

Click here to register for the program.

Wellness Offerings

NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine are privileged to provide the Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program, which offers an individualized, holistic, and evidence-based approach to healthcare.

Click here to learn more about Integrative Health.