Classes, Events & Support Groups
TOPPEL FAMILY PLACE TOUR
For a Virtual Tour of Toppel Family Place, please
PRENATAL BREASTFEEDING CLASS
This class offers expectant moms the assurance and knowledge needed to
establish successful breastfeeding. Our Lactation Consultant/RN will discuss
the physiology of lactation, preparation, and the many benefits of breastfeeding
for both mom and baby. Dads-to-Be are also welcome. Please bring a baby
doll or stuffed animal.
|Date & Time:
Wednesday, 1/26/23 - 6:00 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 3/7/23 - 7:00 - 9:00pm
Saturday, 5/10/23 - 6:00 - 8:00pm
Lynn Women’s Institute
690 Meadows Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486
Seating is limited.
Click here to register.
Zoom Option: Dates and times vary.
Click here to register and when the next scheduled class is available, you will receive
For more information, please call our Lactation Line at
BOOT CAMP FOR NEW DADS (IN-PERSON)
The Toppel Family Place at Boca Raton Regional Hospital is pleased to offer
"Boot Camp For New Dads" which is offered strictly for men and designed
to help introduce new fathers to all of the challenges of being a dad.
Expectant dads within one to two months of their babies' arrival can attend
one of these man-to-man, three-hour workshops, where they will learn from
other new fathers everything there is to know about caring for their babies
and the realities of fatherhood.
By the time these dads have graduated they will know what's involved in
forming a new family, how to properly care for the new mom and what it
takes to really become a dad.
Classes will be held from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Education Center. The
cost for the class is $30 (cash or check only on the day of the class).
Pre-registration is required.
Register Online for "Boot Camp For New Dads", or call 561.955.MAMA (561.955.6262).
This prenatal class provided an opportunity to develop greater vitality
and awareness of your body that is now home for two, as well as to deepen
your relationship with your baby. Gentle posture, breath work, visualizations,
vocal toning and meditation are learned to cultivate flexibility, calm
and confidence in preparation for labor and childbirth. Enhance relaxation,
comfort and enjoyment as you learn techniques to reduce pain and increase
the joy of giving birth. No prior yoga experience necessary. Doctor’s
written release is required at registration.
For more information, please call 561.617.0005
When having your baby with HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method, what you
experience is similar to the day dreaming or focusing that occurs when
you are engrossed in a book or staring at a fire. You will be relaxed,
but fully in control. You will be aware of your body’s sensations
and surges, but will be able to determine the extent to which you feel
the surge. You will experience your birthing in an atmosphere of calm
and relaxation, without fear and tension that cause discomfort. Your body’s
natural relaxant (endorphins) will replace the stress hormones that create
pain. When it is time for your baby to be born, you will be fully awake
What you will learn
- Relaxation and self-hypnosis techniques to eliminate the fear and tension
that cause long labors and discomfort, replacing it with confidence, calm,
- Other techniques to produce a shorter, more comfortable labor.
- The creation of the body’s own natural anesthesia.
- The source of the myth that pain must accompany normal birthing.
- Why women in other cultures have birthing almost entirely free of discomfort.
- How the mother’s body is designed to work in neuromuscular harmony
with nature throughout labor.
- Practice in deep relaxation during and between uterine surges.
- The importance of prenatal and postnatal bonding
||10:00am - 12:30pm (Class Series offered on Sundays, 5 Week Series)
||Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute
For more information on HypnoBirthing® The Mongan Method, please call
ONE-DAY CHILDBIRTH CLASS WITH NURSE DIANE
Your complete class to guide you from pregnancy to labor and delivery and
beyond.... This one-day workshop is taught by an experienced labor and
delivery nurse. Class is offered one Saturday or Sunday each month. Class
education includes topics of comfort measures, labor support, cord stem
cell collection, infant car seat safety, baby basics and more! Class is
recommended for first time parents as well as a refresher for second time
parents. Home private classes are available too.
Great class for scheduled cesarean section deliveries as well. Students
are provided with a FREE workbook to take home. The workbook is easy to
follow during class and acts as a reference guide for you after class
and childbirth. Come learn, laugh, and have fun with
Nurse Diane Ellen!
||9:00am - 5:00pm
||In-person or via Zoom
For more information, please call 561.302.1919 or visit
ONE-DAY CHILDBIRTH CLASS - TOPPEL FAMILY PLACE
This one-day program prepares couples for the birth of their first child
by discussing birthing options and practicing birthing skills, Taught
by certified childbirth educators, topics includes breathing and relaxation
techniques, use of guided imagery, anesthesia used in labor and pushing
This class is offered one weekend day each month. Couples are asked to
bring 2 pillows and a blanket to class.
Space is limited. Registration is required.
||9:00am - 4:00pm
||Saturdays - 2/25/23, 3/11/23, 4/8/23, 6/24/23
||Lynn Women’s Institute, 690 Meadows Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486
Click here to register.
UNDERSTANDING BIRTH ONLINE COURSE
Understanding Birth online course covers essential information on labor and more, and highlights
ways partners can help throughout the process. While not intended to take
the place of a live in-person or virtual class, this course is a great
resource to prepare you for birth.
The course may be accessed from any computer or mobile device with an
Internet connection and takes approximately 4-6 hours to complete.
For patients registered to deliver at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, this
course is free and brought to you by the Barbara C. Gutin Pre and Postpartum Program.
Online Course Chapters:
- Birth Stories
- Comfort Techniques
- Medical Procedures
- Cesarean Birth
- Videos, animations, and optional read-along audio
- Quizzes, interactive exercises, notes pages, and extended activities
- Essential tools, including a birth plan checklist and contraction timer
- Audio library with soothing sounds, lullabies, and relaxation exercises
- PDF library, glossary, and web links
- Class completion certificate
Preview Course now:
Cost: $35 (Free to patients registered to deliver at Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s
Toppel Family Place, or another Baptist facility.)
here to register.
You will receive an email with login instructions. You will have access
to the online course and all of the resources described above for 9 months.
Questions? Call 561.955.MAMA (561.955.5262) or send an email to
OUTPATIENT LACTATION SERVICES
We are proud to offer an in-hospital, outpatient program to assist with
your breastfeeding needs. Our international board-certified lactation
consultants/RNs provide one-on-one instruction and support to breastfeeding
mothers to help assure a successful experience.
||Maternity Services, Toppel Family Place
Please call at 561.955.5415 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
BREASTFEEDING EDUCATION & SUPPORT GROUPS
Our Breast Feeding Support Group is available by Zoom on Tuesdays at 12pm
for discussion and education.
Click here to register. For questions or more information, call our Lactation Line at 561.955.5415.
BARBARA C. GUTIN PRE AND POSTPARTUM PROGRAM
The Barbara C. Gutin Pre and Postpartum Program at the Lynn Women's Institute
in collaboration with Toppel Family Place addresses the unique medical,
emotional, and psychosocial needs of expectant and postpartum women. The
program provides services for prenatal patients and new moms in their
“Fourth Trimester” healing both physically and emotionally.
Services include nurse navigation, pelvic physical therapy, group or individual
counseling, infant feeding support, and nutrition education. Our dedicated,
professional staff is here to assist you and your family.
Click here to be directed to the Gutin Pre and Postpartum webpage. For more information call
561.955.MAMA (955.6262) or email