Childbirth, Parenting and Family Resources

While babies don't come with an instruction book, Aurora Health Care Birthing Centers in Wisconsin offer a comprehensive series of classes that are both informative and engaging to help you take better care of yourself and your baby.

  • Labor and birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Newborn care
  • Infant CPR
  • Online labor, birth, newborn care and breastfeeding courses

To schedule a personalized tour of the Birthing Center nearest you, contact one of our birthing centers.

Pregnancy, Labor and Birth Information

Breastfeeding Information

Newborn Care Information

Postpartum Care Information - "Now that we've had the baby"

Emotional Health

Car Seat and Transportation Safety

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and American Academy of Pediatrics

Pets and Babies 

Wisconsin Resources

Consumer Advocacy

Recommended Reading

Books available for purchase in childbirth education classes:

  • The Baby Book by William Sears and Martha Sears
  • The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin
  • Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
  • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Revised Edition, Birth to Age 5 by American Academy of Pediatrics
  • The Expectant Parents' Companion by Kathleen Huggins
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth
  • The Joy of Pregnancy by Tori Kropp
  • Mothering Multiplesby Karen Kerkhoff Gromada
  • The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins
  • The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning by Kathleen Huggins
  • Nursing Mother, Working Mother by Gale Pryor and Kathleen Huggins
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Penny Simkins, Janet Whalley, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham, April Bolding
  • So That’s What They're For! by Janet Tamara
  • The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman