Parent Education Classes

At the Women's Center, we provide you with the education and support to help you feel safe, secure, and confident throughout your pregnancy, delivery, and during the early days with your precious newborn baby. We offer classes both in-person and online.

About the Parent Education Classes at NFRMC

Your time and health are important, but with today’s busy lifestyles, many women don’t have the time to seek out complete healthcare services. With this in mind, The Women’s Center at North Florida Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive health and wellness services specifically centered around women’s needs.

Located next to North Florida Regional Medical Center, The Women’s Center includes maternity services, surgery facilities, physician offices and a diagnostic center.

Maternity Needs

During pregnancy, women need special care and attention. Choosing the right environment and professionals to help you through this period is an important part of a healthy, safe and comfortable pregnancy. Recognized as having one of the top 10 maternity units in the nation by Child magazine, The Women’s Center can help with all of your maternity needs.

Postpartum Care

New parents can feel comfort in knowing services are available to make the immediate postpartum period less stressful. A Board Certified Lactation Consultant is available to assist with breastfeeding and answer questions about infant feeding. For more information regarding lactation consultations call (352) 333-5315. After discharge, postpartum lunches are offered every Tuesday from 11:30am – 2:00pm for women who have given birth at The Women’s Center. This luncheon offers support and an opportunity to network with other mothers. Education on a wide variety of topics and lactation support is provided.

Parent Education

Good preparation can help you feel more confident both before and after your baby is born. The Women’s Center offers a number of outstanding parent education classes to help you prepare for everything from labor and deliver to breastfeeding and child rearing. We are committed to the health of you and your family. For more information call our Scheduling department at 1-800-611-6913.

Classes & Events


The Women’s Center provides a safe and convenient surgery program and offers the full capability of performing the latest gynecologic surgical procedures. Same-day surgery is available for many procedures. Highly trained staff use state-of-the-art equipment for laser and laparoscopic procedures to treat such conditions as incontinence, endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

About the Robotic Assisted Surgery Program

Physician Specialties

More than 35 healthcare specialists are located within The Women’s Center. For physician information, please call (800) 611-6913. Specialties include: Gynecology, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Urology.


The Women’s Center at North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) is home to a high performing Gynecology program, recognized in U.S.News and World Report’s 22nd annual Best Hospital rankings. NFRMC is one of 587 hospitals in 94 metro areas meeting standards for strong performance in one or more of the 16 Best Hospitals specialties.

There are 18 gynecologists on staff at The Women’s Center who help guide women through their reproductive life cycles and beyond. Choosing a gynecologist is an important decision, which is why we provide options.

In addition to your research on the web, NFRMC hosts multiple physician presentations throughout the year on gynecologic topics. View our calendar to find out about upcoming events.

Meet our Gynecologists and Obstetricians

Maternal Fetal Medicine

When expecting mothers have concerns about carrying their fetus to term or have other potential risks associated with their pregnancies, they may be referred to a Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Physician. MFM is specialized medical care for mothers facing high-risk pregnancies. At North Florida Regional Medical Center, Dr. Rizwanna Fareeduddin (better known as Dr. Fareed) specializes in MFM. Learn more about Maternal Fetal Medicine at North Florida Regional.

Diagnostic Center

The Diagnostic Center, located on the first floor of The Women’s Center, offers the convenience of bone densities, maternity registration, stereotactic biopsies and mammography services in one location. X-rays, EKGs and labs are done at outpatient Pre-Op services on North Florida Regional’s campus.

Breast Health Program

The Breast Health Program at The Women’s Center provides board certified oncologists, gynecologists, radiologists and surgeons and a variety of services that takes them throughout the spectrum of care, from diagnosis to treatment to reconstruction. The program offers mammography, breast ultrasound, several types of minimally invasive breast biopsies, sentinel node studies, surgical interventions, inpatient and outpatient chemotherapy, radiation treatments and reconstruction.

North Florida Regional is ACR Accredited and Certified in Mammography. We offer digital mammograms for shorter exam times, faster results and better comfort.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact our 24/7 Consult-a-Nurse ®line at (800) 611-6913.

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