Childbirth Education Program

Welcome to Motherhood

Register now for childbirth education classes

Congratulations! It is wonderful that you are expecting a child and that you have decided to share this special experience with us.  The birth of a new baby is a blessing.  Our doctors, nurses and staff look forward to caring for you and making your hospital stay comfortable and enjoyable.  Together, we are committed to making your pregnancy and baby’s birth the positive experience that we believe every birth should be.

Giving Birth at Corpus Christi Medical Center- Bay Area

Pre-Registration for Your Childbirth
The first step is to pre-register for your hospitalization online at or by visiting the Bay Area Admitting Department, located at 7101 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas.  If you have questions about the admitting process, please call (361)761-3225. 

First Steps Childbirth Education Classes 
Our Childbirth Education Classes will help prepare you for the physical and psychological changes associated with pregnancy, birth and your transition to parenthood.  We encourage you to register for our free education classes online at

Getting Ready for Childbirth
Explore childbirth options and learn ways to help cope with labor and birth.

You and Your Baby
Learn about caring for your baby during the first three months of his or her life.

Prepare for a satisfying breastfeeding experience for both you and your newborn.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters
Learn positive ways for siblings to interact with the baby and explore feelings (ages 3-10).

Infant CPR
Discover ways to handle emergency situations with your baby.

Cesarean Birth
Discuss reasons for and what to expect during a cesarean delivery.  

Anesthesia Choices
Learn about anesthesia/analgesia choices available during your childbirth experience.

Hospital Tour
Take a tour of Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Nursery.

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7101 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412

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