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Hello BABE Classes

Hello BABE classes at CVPH in Plattsburgh help you know what to expect as a new parent.


Hello BABE (Birth and Beginnings Education)

Looking forward to the joys and rewards of parenthood can be exciting and worrisome. If you know what to expect, what is normal and how to interpret your baby's cues, your role as a parent will be easier and more satisfying.  Topics of discussion include:

  • Nutrition
  • Anatomy
  • Fatal Development
  • Fitness & Exercise
  • Relaxation
  • Breathing
  • The Unexpected
  • Vaginal & Cesarean Birth
  • Pain Control
  • Breast & Bottle Feeding
  • Parenting
  • Infant Care
  • Maternal Care After Birth
  • Tour of the Alice T. Miner Women & Children's Center

Classes should be completed four to five weeks before your due date.

They are scheduled once a week for five weeks from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Your completed registration form can be emailed ( or mailed to the Women and Children's Center. For additional information, call (518) 562-7532.

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Nature's Way Baby Cafe (Group)

2nd and 4th Thursday every month from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Child Care Coordinating Council, 194 US Oval

No appointment is necessary. This class is free and open to the public. It is a place for mothers to get together regularly in a safe and welcoming environment to:

  • Share
  • Connect
  • Support
  • Learn
  • Celebrate success
  • ​Ask questions

Click here for more information.


Returning to Work and Pumping

Feel confident about returning to work and reaching your breastfeeding goals.

Learn methods for use and care of pumping:

  • How to maintain milk supply
  • ​And much more

Call the Lactation Clinic at (518) 562-7142 to schedule a 1-on-1 appointment.