Children at Birth with UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital


Prenatal Classes, Tours, and other Select Programs are CANCELLED


UPMC is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors, and staff. To decrease potential spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to limit traffic throughout the hospital and other classroom locations, we are discontinuing all prenatal classes, tours, and some other community education classes effective Monday, March 16, until further notice. Refunds will be processed as soon as possible. The credit card companies can take several weeks.


Two virtual tours have been created to help families plan for their upcoming stay.  Click here to watch a virtual tour.


Instead of in-person prenatal classes, we are offering a free online learning program on childbirth preparation, breastfeeding, and newborn care.

Click here to register for this free e-class.


Thank you for your understanding as we work to lessen the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and especially for our expectant mothers, new mothers, and infants.  




Are you considering inviting your children to be present at the birth of this baby? If so, please discuss this option with your physician or midwife. If your family decides this is your choice, register for the Children at Birth Program. This self- learning module is designed for families with children ages 12 and younger. The program includes photos of the Womancare Birth Center, book and video resources, and suggestions of how the family can support each other during birth. When the children are present during labor and birth, one adult other than the mother's main support must be present to be responsible for each child.

Completion of this program is required for all families who wish to have a younger sibling present in the Birth Center before, after, during labor, and/or birth of a new baby. There is no fee for this program but registration is required.  


The learning module will be emailed to you within 72 hours of registration.


Questions? Call 412-641-8096 or Email [email protected]

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