Having a baby is an exciting event. Preparation for childbirth helps you to be fully involved in the birth of your baby. Taught by certied childbirth educators, this class will prepare you, the expectant mother and your loved ones with the facts about labor and delivery including both information and techniques to handle the labor process. This series should be started by the 7th month of pregnancy.
Having a baby can be a new and exciting experience, but can also be a little scary and overwhelming! Our newborn care class covers newborn appearance, behaviors, comfort techniques, safety, diapering, bathing and more.
Taught by our Board Certied Lactation Consultants, this class provides information about the importance of breastfeeding to babies and their families. Techniques for latch-on and positioning are demonstrated to help you get started. Combining breastfeeding with pumping and returning to work or school is also introduced. Expectant mothers should attend this class one to three months before their due date with fathers, grandparents and support people.
This class is designed to help older children prepare for the arrival of their new sibling and is suitable for children from ages 2-10. Class will include interactive hands-on activities, a tour of our Mother/Baby unit, and training on what to expect when the new baby arrives. Certicates will be awarded to all participants.
Mothers and their new babies, from birth through the crawling stage, are invited to join this popular class. Mothers share their joys, frustrations, questions and concerns as they make new friendships and receive positive support for their role as a mother.
You CAN breastfeed after you return to work, let us help you make it work! This class can be taken before or after baby is born.