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Family Birth Center Tour

The Family Birth Center tour is for expectant families who wish to learn more about Mayo Clinic’s Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby, and Neonatal Intensive Care Units. We encourage you to take a pre-birth tour approximately four to six weeks before your due date to help you feel more prepared for your baby’s arrival.

You may view our video tour without leaving your home. This is a great way to see where to come in on the big day, view the OB triage area, a labor and delivery suite, a postpartum room, as well as family waiting spaces. Information is provided on pre and postnatal education, medicated and non-medicated pain management options, comfort measures and tools to be used while in labor, lactation services, and security measures that are in place for you and your baby while you’re in the hospital.
Video tour: click here to view. (Length of video: 6 min 6 seconds)

Both our Family Birth Center virtual and in-person tour classes provide a unique opportunity to start preparing for your birth experience with other families in a live in-person or interactive zoom session led by a RN Childbirth Educator.

No matter which option you choose, we’d like to help you become familiar with our facility, the labor and delivery process, and the quality of care we provide at Mayo Clinic, while having your personal questions answered. We’re excited to share in this journey with you.

Note: At this time, we cannot support children attending in-person tours and in-person tours are limited to a max of two adults per registration.

Note: Video tours are already included in our prenatal 4-week and weekend series.

All registered participants will receive a confirmation email within one hour after registering (be sure to check your e-mail junk folder if you don't see the e-mail in your inbox). Please contact us immediately (phone: 507/266-7473 or email: perinataleducation@mayo.edu) if you do not receive an email.


Additional information

Time: 6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. / 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m. / 7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m. / 12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.
Length: 1 hour
Fee: Free, please register

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Day Date Type Location Fee Vacancies Map
Monday September 26, 2022
(12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free Waiting List View
Thursday September 29, 2022
(7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m.)
Virtual (Live) Zoom Free 12 View
Tuesday October 11, 2022
(7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m.)
Virtual (Live) Zoom Free 12 View
Tuesday October 18, 2022
(6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Tuesday October 18, 2022
(7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Monday October 24, 2022
(12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 4 View
Monday November 14, 2022
(6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 3 View
Monday November 14, 2022
(7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Thursday November 17, 2022
(7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m.)
Virtual (Live) Zoom Free 11 View
Monday November 28, 2022
(12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Tuesday December 6, 2022
(7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m.)
Virtual (Live) Zoom Free 11 View
Monday December 12, 2022
(7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 4 View
Monday December 12, 2022
(6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Monday December 19, 2022
(12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Tuesday January 10, 2023
(7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m.)
Virtual (Live) Zoom Free 12 View
Tuesday January 17, 2023
(6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Tuesday January 17, 2023
(7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Monday January 30, 2023
(12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Monday February 6, 2023
(7:45p.m. to 8:45p.m.)
Virtual (Live) Zoom Free 12 View
Monday February 13, 2023
(6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View
Monday February 13, 2023
(7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 4 View
Monday February 27, 2023
(12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.)
In Person Classroom Free 5 View