Babies and You


Health Plus offers Babies & You, a work site prenatal health promotion program for VUMC faculty/staff, spouses, and/or dependent children who become pregnant. The program encourages early and consistent prenatal care and provides monthly educational opportunities including topics like breastfeeding, nutrition, coping with the discomforts of pregnancy, newborn care, choosing a pediatrician, and more. These sessions are led by VUMC experts: nurse midwives, pediatricians, lactation consultants, etc. 

Enroll in Babies & You to have access to monthly educational sessions, now offered virtually.


In addition to the monthly sessions, $50 is offered to eligible participants who:

  • Enroll in the first trimester
  • Attend at least 3 of the monthly sessions
  • Provide documentation of attending all prenatal provider visits.

Upcoming Babies & You classes:

Thursday, January 19
Caring for Your Body throughout Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
Nicole Motzny, Physical Therapist, Vanderbilt Orthopedic Institute
Location: Virtual in Teams

Thursday, February 16
Breastfeeding: A Positive Choice
Diane Businda, MSN, RN, IBCLC, CCE,
Location: Virtual in Teams

Thursday, March 16
Preparing for Labor and Birth
Una Sammon, CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife
Location: Virtual in Teams

If you have further questions, please contact Bethlyn Bertram at or contact Health Plus.

Additional Information:

Baby's Best Start

March of Dimes: My 9 Months

Vanderbilt Women's Education and Lactation Center Quick Guide to Healthy Living-Pregnancy

Womens Learning to Breastfeed

La Leche League