Teddy Bear University

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Teddy Bear University


Teddy Bear University is a series of classes designed to help you prepare for the birth of your child. The anticipation of a baby can be an exciting and challenging time in your life. These classes will assist you in obtaining the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to meet these challenges. 

Classes are best taken in the late 2nd trimester or early 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Classes are offered at Parkwest Medical Center located in west Knoxville and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in downtown Knoxville. Many classes are now offered virtually for your convenience.

Contact Your Hospital to Register for TBU

Parkwest Medical Center

9352 Park West Blvd

Knoxville, TN 37923

To register, call 865-374-PARK (7275) or click to learn more about the Parkwest Childbirth Center.


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

1901 Clinch Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37916

To register, call 865-673-FORT (3678) or click to learn more about Women’s Services at Fort Sanders Regional, including a tour of our OB suite.