First Steps Parenting Classes | Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers

From childbirth education to free baby items, Mosaic PHC's "First Steps" parenting classes are designed to help you prepare for the arrival of your baby.

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First Steps Parenting Classes | Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers

From childbirth education to free baby items, Mosaic PHC's "First Steps" parenting classes are designed to help you prepare for the arrival of your baby.


Mosaic PHC wants you to be fully prepared when your new baby arrives! That's why we offer "First Steps," a childbirth education and parenting class program that provides expecting and first-time parents helpful baby preparation information, life skills development opportunities and free baby items. First Steps is a free parenting class series, and participants are welcome to bring a supportive individual to accompany them during each session.

All interested participants must have completed an initial consultation at Mosaic PHC before registering for our childbirth and parenting classes. We recommend taking these classes during your 6th month of pregnancy. To register, contact us at 618.451.2002 or by email at  .  

Free Baby Items

Those who complete all four First Steps classes will receive new and free baby items such as diapers, wipes, onesies, bottles, etc. You will be prepared with all the essentials to welcome your new baby home!

Class Schedule 

Four two-hour classes are instructed by registered nurses and trained volunteers. The classes include teaching, instruction, visual aids and demonstrations. 

Classes will take place in Granite City, IL on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Central Christian Church across from the Mosaic PHC center.

Classes will take place in Belleville, IL on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at our Belleville location. 

CHILDBIRTH Class Topics

Class 1

• Fetal development
• Pregnancy nutrition
• Pregnancy anatomy and body changes 
• Exercises 
• How to time contractions
• Signs of labor

Class 2

• Labor
• Delivery
• What to expect postpartum

PARENTING Class Topics

Class 3

• Breastfeeding
• Pediatrician referrals
• How to calm your baby
• Questions to ask your baby’s doctor

Class 4

• Baby safety
• SIDS
• Shaken Baby Syndrome
• Car seat and crib recommendations
• Infant CPR
• Parenting resources and support