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Preparing for Baby

The thought of preparing for a new baby can be overwhelming. Sanford Women’s has options for you to learn in the ways that work best for you. From in-person classes to online, short summaries to booklets – we have the resources to help match any mom’s preferences for learning. Whether you prefer in-person or online classes, or short summaries or books, we have the resources to help match any mom's preferences for learning.

Birth Designers

A birth designer is a registered nurse who will walk you through your options and wishes for labor and delivery to help tailor a healthy and memorable birth experience.


Our Sanford-trained doulas work alongside your doctors, advanced practice providers and nurses to help you achieve the healthiest, most satisfying birthing experience possible.


In-person classes are great for moms and dads who like an interactive experience and that personal connection for education.

Online Education

Our online classes and materials are a great fit for soon-to-be parents who like to learn at their own time and pace.

Health Library

Our online health library is a resource to search and easily find information when you have questions.


We offer several classes and education specifically around breastfeeding.

Keeping Baby Safe

SAFE KIDS Fargo/Moorhead provides resources from car seat installation to safe sleeping for baby.


“It takes a village” was said for a reason. Community resources can be helpful as you embark on this journey of parenthood.