Classes and Support Groups

Stork Express - Maternity Services

Understanding Birth Class

A streamlined, fast-paced prenatal class designed to prepare and educate you about the birthing process and caring for your baby. It includes an introduction to community resources, Onslow Memorial Hospital’s physical layout and routines. This program is provided for free and is a one-day session. We encourage you and your support person to attend around your 8th month of pregnancy, but register early since classes are limited to 10-12 couples and can fill up quickly.  Classes are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Department. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

For more information, click here. To sign up, please call the Education Department at 910-577-2581

Understanding Breastfeeding Class

Understanding Breastfeeding provides a brief overview of breastfeeding, its benefits, and how to be successful. This interactive class is led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. This program is provided for free and a light breakfast will be served. Classes will be held on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in the Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Department Board Room. A light breakfast will be provided.

Due to limited space availability, please pre-register with our Education Department by calling 910-577-2581. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed to attend the class; please make prior childcare arrangements. For more information, click here.


Cancer Support Groups

Rays of Hope

Rays of Hope, our Cancer Support Group, meets the first Tuesday of every month from 5p-6pm in the Garden Classroom (located by Outpatient Registration & Onslow Radiation Center). Rays of Hope is open to individuals touched by any type of cancer. The group is formed to give patients, survivors and caregivers the support and strength to move forward together, rather than on your own. Click here for more information