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.

Mondays: January 28th, February 25th, March 25th
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.

Wednesdays: January 9th – January 30th; March 6th – March 27th
Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm

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. Free dinner and assistance with children is available. Certificates will be given for completing eight classes.

Thursdays: January 10th, February 14th, March 14th  
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!

  • January 24th – Your Best You With Powerful Nutrients: Your body needs many nutrients but there are certain ones that are important. Join us and find out which ones bring out the best you, for you and your baby. 
  • February 28th – Love the Sun ….and Your Vitamin D: Love is in the air. But what does the sun have to do with it? Join us for a special edition of why our body needs Vitamin D to be complete.
  • March 28th – Follow the Rainbow with Fruits and Vegetables: Fruits and Vegetables are like a rainbow, many different colors. Join us to learn about 5-A-Day, and take home tips and recipes to eat more in different ways.

Thursdays: January 24th, February 28th, March 28th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Refined: Miscarriage Support Group

Looking for an infertility or miscarriage, infant and pregnancy loss support group? Searching for a community that will encourage you and walk with you on your grief journey? If you are, then you’ve found a home here with us! 

Welcome to Refined! A monthly connection meeting held the first Thursday of every month. Focused on bringing women together who are experiencing infertility or loss. A safe environment designed to support and uplift you. All are welcome and we have a seat for you!

Facilitated by Twelve12 Ministries

Thursdays: February 21st, March 7th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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.

Saturdays: January 26th, February 23rd, March 23rd
Time:11:00am to 12:00pm

Seasons of Stress

You may be in a tough season of your life, but there is no need to struggle alone! If you would like to learn a simple, convenient approach to stress management, then you have come to the right place! These lessons are coming straight from the online course the Unkinked Primer class. This online course is offered free to all of our clients as well as monthly we will have a free workshop over one of the lessons.

Saturdays: January 19th, February 16th, March 16th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm

Southwest Class Schedule

Baby is Here: Taking Care of Baby and Mama

When your baby arrives, a new world of activity and care is needed in the home, including feeding, bathing, diapering, sleeping and more. Meanwhile Mom also needs to take care of herself, so she can care for her baby. This class will equip everyone caring for the newborn to be ready for his or her arrival, and to experience health in the first months.

Tuesdays: January 10th, January 17th, January 24th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Bosom Buddies: Breastfeeding Workshop

Breastfeeding can provide a special bond and nutritious support for your 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 as a form of breastfeeding? The class is great for pregnant moms preparing for baby and for newly nursing moms.

Fridays: February 1st, February 8th
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Cracking the Toddler Code

Toddlers can be a mystery with new challenges, including fits, feeding and nonverbal communication. Come learn about life witha toddler and developmental milestones for your toddling little one! We will discuss everything from attitude adjustment to nutrition.

Tuesdays: January 15th, January 22nd, January 29th, February 5th
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am

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 become 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 family with a pregnant woman or parents of young children will come away  from this class ready to keep their kids safe.

Thursdays: January 31st, February 7th, February 14th, February 21st, February 28th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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: February 14th, February 21st, February 28th, March 7th, March 21st, March 28th
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Your Growing Baby: The Infant Year (Session 1)

Babies grow and change rapidly in the first year. As you prepare for and parent your baby, we want to explore all of the amazing milestones and developments your baby will experience. From birth
through 12 months, we will learn about baby’s physical, emotional and mental development that will help you care for and support every aspect in your baby’s life.

Tuesdays: February 19th, February 26th, March 5, March 21, March 28th
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am

Your Growing Baby: The Infant Year (Session 2)

Babies grow and change rapidly in the first year. As you prepare for and parent your baby, we want to explore all of the amazing milestones and developments your baby will experience. From birth
through 12 months, we will learn about baby’s physical, emotional and mental development that will help you care for and support every aspect in your baby’s life.

Thursdays: March 7th, March 21st, March 28th, April 4th, April 11th
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am

 

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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.