Norwood Hospital Offers Happiest Baby on the Block and Yoga Courses


Norwood, MA — Norwood Hospital is pleased to offer special childbirth education classes to help parents calm and soothe their babies and themselves.

The “Happiest Baby on the Block” is a two-hour class based on the book by renowned pediatrician Harvey Karp, MD. Participants learn Dr. Karp’s proven technique – the five S’s.  Instructional DVD and soothing sounds CD included. The class will be offered at the hospital many Saturdays throughout the year from 9:30am – 12:00pm.

Prenatal and Mom & Baby Yoga.  Practicing yoga will help you to focus, relax and tone both your mind and body.  Classes are taught by an experienced, certified instructor.  Prenatal Yoga is held Tuesdays 7:00pm – 8:30pm and Mom and Baby Yoga on Thursdays from 1:00pm – 2:30pm at the hospital.

For more information on these courses, or any of the many other childbirth and parenting education classes offered at NorwoodHospital, please contact the Childbirth and Parenting Education coordinator at or call 781-278-6402.

About Norwood Hospital

The 264-bed Norwood Hospital, provides emergency, cardiology, advanced surgical, endoscopic, psychiatric, OB/GYN and Children’s Hospital Boston pediatric services and is a member of Steward Health Care. Information about Norwood Hospital’s programs and services is available at

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the largest community-based accountable care organization and community hospital network in New England.  Headquartered in Boston, Steward has more than 13,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in 85 communities.  Hospitals in the system include Saint Anne’s in Fall River, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Norwood Hospital, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital in Taunton and Quincy Medical Center. Other Steward Health Care entities include Steward Physician Network, Steward Home Care, which also provides hospice services, Laboure College, and Por Cristo.   Further information is available at

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