Sanford Hospital is hosting a free Before Baby open house Monday night. The open house will help anyone thinking about having a baby prepare for parenthood. During the Before Baby class, prospective parents will be able to tour The Birth Place, meet with health care providers and learn more about the important physical, emotional and practical considerations before becoming pregnant. The Before Baby event will be held at 6:30p.m. Monday, September 9th in Medical Building three. You can call Sanford Childbirth Resource Center at (605) 328-7140 to register or you can register online. If you miss tonight's class, Sanford's Next Before Baby Class will be held Monday, November 4th. The Avera health system also offers a free pre-pregnancy class. Avera's next Maybe a Baby class will be held in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, October 15th at 6:30p.m. in the Women's Center at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center.