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: September 30th, October 28th, November 25th, December 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: September 18th, October 9th, October 23rd, December 4th, December 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: October 10th, November 14th, December 12th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

In the Beginning

In The Beginning is uniquely designed to meet the specific needs of moms with new babies (birth–1 year). You will go home with practical advice for helping you grow happy and healthy babies. Special take-home gifts will help you apply what you have learned.

Fridays: October 4th, October 11th, October 18th, October 25th, November 1, November 8th, November 15th
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Money Matters

This class is for anyone who is needing help managing their money. Attend this class to get practical tips and tools for balancing your budget, maximizing money for your growing family, and information about free resources within the community.

Saturdays: October 26th, November 9th, December 7th
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

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: September 26th, October 24th, December 4th
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. This course also offers a support at a different time, if interested.

Mondays: October 14th, November 11th, December 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.September 28th – Communication (Part 1)

Saturdays: September 28th, November 23rd, December 14th
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: October 18th, November 8th, December 13th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm

Southwest (Duncanville) Class Schedule

Baby and Me

This class will provide mom with tools on balancing life with her new baby. Also, how to embrace the new normal by applying both biblical truths and practical living. This session will also dispel fears that could potentially cause future problems.

Thursdays: November 7th, November 14th, November 21st
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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: October 4th, October 11th, October 18th
Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Fatherhood & Father Figures

These will be multi-faceted classes for fathers and father figures. It will be a safe space for men to ask questions, express anxiety and tackle any common fears of becoming a father. Also, whether you’re unemployed or under employed this class will provide you with effective job search tools and resume writing. For those considering entrepreneurship, come learn the process of designing and launching a small business. Lastly, learn how to deepen your connections and how to set healthy boundaries in relationships. MEN ONLY. Attend 2 or more sessions to receive a suit or shirt & tie.

Saturdays: October 5th, October 12th, October 19th, October 26th
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: 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: September 17th, September 24th
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Money Management

Don’t allow money to control your life. This course will help you create a budget, save for the future and tackle debt. So, come and learn to become a good steward over your finances.

Tuesdays: October 8th, October 15th, October 22nd, October 29th
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Parent Nutrition

Do you need questions answered pertaining to proper foods to eat during and after pregnancy? Well this is the class for you! It will cover a variety of topics in relation to better eating habits throughout your pregnancy!

Thursdays: October 3rd, October 10th, October 17th, October 24th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Promises of Parenthood

Did you know that parenting is a gift? This class offers insight to the wonderful promises that come along with parenting. Come unwrap each promise, be inspired and discover all the lifelong benefits of becoming a parent.

Thursdays: December 5th, December 12th, December 19th
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: September 26th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Shine

Self-esteem is our individual evaluation of how we view our own worth and value. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself as well as our emotional states such as; triumph, despair, pride, and shame. In this session, we will learn strategies to protect, raise, and reinforce healthy self-esteem.

Tuesdays: November 5th, November 12th, November 19th

Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

 

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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.