Option #1 – Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding = $70 per couple: The Childbirth Preparation class is taught by a Registered Nurse. In this class you'll learn about pregnancy changes, pain management options, breathing and relaxation, labor and delivery, infant feeding options, postpartum adjustments and newborn care. A tour of Labor and Delivery area is included. This class is four, two-hour session. We encourage this class be taken around your sixth or seventh month of pregnancy; however, it can be taken anytime. Please bring 2 pillows and dress comfortably. Childbirth Preparation will be held on Thursday & Wednesday March 13, 19, 26, & 27. Each class is from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. The Breastfeeding class is designed to prepare expectant mothers for breastfeeding and is taught by our Board Certified Lactation Consultant and specialized Lactation Registered Nurses. We encourage a support person to attend with mom. You will learn how to get breastfeeding off to a good start with proper latch-on techniques, nursing positions, engorgement prevention and treatments, as well as expression and storage of breast milk. This is a one-time class that lasts for two and a half hours. We recommend attending this between 32 and 37 weeks gestation, however, it can be taken anytime. Breastfeeding will be held on Tuesday April 8th from 4:00 - 6:30pm.
Option #2 – Childbirth Preparation + Baby Care = $70 per couple: This course covers the growth and development of a newborn, safety tips, newborn care at home, how to recognize when a baby is ill and when to call a doctor. This is a onetime class and lasts for two hours. Recommended for mom and dad and can be taken at any time. Baby Care will be held on Wednesday April 9th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Option #3 – Childbirth Preparation + Breastfeeding + Baby Care = $80 per couple
Please note, once registered, we plan on your attendance, and we are unable to reschedule.