Connect with Patients Like You

Meet and learn from other parents and caregivers who understand what you’re going through. From support groups to educational programs, you have several opportunities to find social support.

Contact us

For more information about connecting with patients like you, contact Patient Experience at

717-531-8521

Support groups

Whether you’re looking for a bereavement group or a workshop, we can connect you with the right support group. Find support groups offered at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the nearby area.

Childbirth and parenthood preparation

The Childbirth and Parenting Preparation Program offers a variety of classes, including infant care, private tutoring, and sibling classes. All of the classes are taught by registered nurses certified in childbirth education. Learn more about childbirth and parenthood preparation classes.

Advisory councils

Our Family Advisory Council, made up of former patients, patients’ family members, and hospital staff, identifies areas where the hospital could improve the patient and family experience and works to implement those changes.