Parenting Education and Support

If you choose to parent, our education programs will equip you with tools to help you and provide you with baby clothes, equipment, diapers, and more.

In addition to our class schedule, Prestonwood Pregnancy Center can help you locate information regarding insurance, housing, baby items, and medical care as well as connect you with other community resources.

Prestonwood Pregnancy Center – Equipping, Enriching, and Engaging Families for Success.

Richardson Class Schedule

Breastfeeding 101

Find answers to all your breastfeeding questions in this class while learning how easy it can be to successfully breastfeed your new baby. No childcare available.

Mondays: July 29th, August 26th, September 30th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Childbirth Education

Come learn what happens in labor, when you should go to the hospital, and relaxation and breathing techniques to use in labor and delivery. This class will also cover post-partum care and newborn care, and is for women who are 25-40 weeks pregnant. No childcare available.

Wednesdays: July 10th, July 17th, September 4th, September 18th
Time: 10:30am to 12:30pm

Engage Parenting

This class offers practical ideas and positive encouragement for parents of all ages. We discuss topics such as child development, discipline, communication, emotional health, nutrition and finances. Childcare is available. Dinner will be provided. Certificates will be given for completing eight classes.

Thursdays: July 11th, August 8th, September 12th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Nutrition

Have any questions about what to eat during your pregnancy, after your pregnancy, or what to feed your children? This class will cover a variety of topics that all relate back to nutrition throughout and after your pregnancy!

No childcare available.

Thursdays: July 25th, August 29th, September 26th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Post-Partum Depression

This should be the happiest time for you, but why do you feel so sad? It is not abnormal to feel sad after you have your baby. Attend this class to learn the signs and symptoms of post-partum depression, and ways you can care for yourself.

Mondays: July 8th, August 12th, September 9th
Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Relationships: You Have A Choice

Learn how to set healthy dating boundaries, and how to improve your relationship with your significant other. This class will equip you to learn how to love yourself first, expectations, intolerance, safety, boundaries, environment and more. No childcare available.

July 27th – Communication (Part 2)
August 24th – Boundaries
September 28th – Communication (Part 1)

Saturdays: July 27th, August 24th, September 28th
Time:11:00am to 12:00pm

Sensory Play

This class is led by a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. She will speak to you about the importance of encouraging tummy-time during play, correct ways to position your baby and sensory play ideas. She will share fun, inexpensive and easy ideas to make your baby’s play-time a more meaningful experience, while at the same time sharing ideas for tools and toys that engages all of your baby’s senses, promoting healthy habits and development.

Fridays: September 13th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm

Southwest Class Schedule

Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding can provide a special bond and nutritious support for baby. Even though it is natural, doesn’t mean it comes naturally. You will feel empowered with information and coaching from our trained nurse. Have questions about breastfeeding? How do you increase milk supply? Should you try pumping instead of breastfeeding? The class is great for pregnant moms preparing for baby and for newly-nursing moms.

Fridays: July 12th, July 19th
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Healthy Relationships

Make the best of your relationship. Learn how to deepen your connections and how to set healthy boundaries. Find guidance to take the next step toward marriage and how to nurture one another when
the going gets tough. Not in a relationship? Learn how to best raise your child in whatever season you may be in, and how to “parent” as a single parent with confidence.

Session 2:

Thursdays: August 1st, September 5th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Keeping Kids Safe

When caring for babies and young children it only takes a glance around the room to see ways that they could hurt themselves or become ill. You will feel informed and equipped to care for children through a look at pediatric emergencies, car seats, safe sleep, preventing abuse and more topics to keep your family safe. Any pregnant family or parents of young children will walk away ready to keep your kids safe.

Tuesdays: July 9th, July 16th, July 16th, July 23th, July 30th
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am

Live, Grow, Know

Live, Grow, Know will provide inspirational and fun sessions that encourage spiritual growth and support. When you know, you grow…and when you grow, you live fully. Creative illustrations and fun studies learned in class each week will help you live a full life.

Thursdays: July 18th, August 15th, September 19th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Making Mommy Moves

Come enjoy this fun dance aerobics class that will leave you feeling energized and strong! This class will help you; realign and strengthen muscles, ease the stress and strain on joints, release back tension during and after pregnancy, and most of all you will have fun! No babysitter? No worries! It’s a kid friendly environment.

Tuesdays: August 6th, August 13th, August 20th, August 27th, September 3rd, September 10th, September 17th, September 24th
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Next Step

The Next Step program is designed to help individuals take their next steps in life by providing empowerment, guidance, and practical resources to help you get back on track. As new parents, you may have a lot questions and may feel overwhelmed at times; this teaching is designed to help you sort through your thoughts, set reasonable and achievable goals, and to build confidence, so that you can make rational parenting decisions.

Thursdays: July 11th, August 8th, September 12th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Positive Parenting

This class offers practical ideas and positive encouragement for parents of all ages. We discuss topics such as child development, discipline, communication, emotional health, nutrition and finances.

Thursdays: July 25th, August 22nd, September 26th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

 

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Other Information

One-on-One Guidance

Our trained volunteers offer guidance and practical advice regarding issues you face as an individual. Do you have questions about your children or your relationship? Are you having trouble sorting out your spiritual life? We are here to offer help. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Earn While You Learn

Would you like to receive free diapers, a car seat, and money off your purchase for women’s clothes and baby items? Come to classes & appointments at Prestonwood Pregnancy Center and you can!

How “Earn While You Learn” works:

Two Diaper Bucks and a 50% off Voucher will be given out at receptionist window after services are completed.

4 Diaper Bucks = 1 pack of diapers
8 Diaper Bucks = 1 Infant Car Seat Voucher (limit 1 per child)

The Diaper Bucks must be turned into the Prestonwood Pregnancy Center staff for the Infant Car Seat voucher.

50% off Voucher allows you to receive a 50% discount on the items listed.

All vouchers will be redeemed at Lifesaver’s Upscale Resale located at 561 W. Campbell Rd #101, Richardson TX 75080. Tel. (972) 669-9000

Registration is required

For more details, call 972-386-4015.
Please call the day of the class to check on possible changes in the schedule.