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Prenatal Education Classes

Pregnancy is a new and exciting time in your life. Childbirth education empowers women to understand the process of labor and birth, trust their inner wisdom, and make informed choices in health care for themselves and their baby.

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If you have any questions about our classes, please call 354-5454 ext. 8388.

Childbirth Education 5-Week Series
This fun class prepares expectant families for the normal process of labor and birth. Learn labor coping strategies, medication options, the basics of infant care, and tour the Women and Children’s Health Unit.
6:30 – 8:30pm, North Conference Room 1
Thursday, May 14 – June 11
Thursday, June 25 – July 23
Thursday, August 1 – September 3
Registration required.
Click Here to Register Online.
Participants are also encouraged to register for Breastfeeding!

Childbirth Express - Saturday Class
This fast paced class gives expectant families an overview of the normal process of labor and birth. Learn labor coping strategies, medication options, and tour the Women and Children’s Health Unit.
9:00am – 4:00pm, North Conference Room 1
Saturday, May 9
Saturday, June 13
Saturday, July 11
Saturday, August 8
Saturday, September 12
Registration required.
Click Here to Register Online.
Participants are also encouraged to register for Breastfeeding 101 and Beyond Birth – Caring for Baby!

Beyond Birth - Caring for Baby
This class focuses on the care of your new baby. Topics include: Normal newborn, Signs of illness, Bathing, Diapering, Swaddling, newborn behavior, sleep and more!
6:30 – 8:30pm, North Conference Room 1
Thursday, June 11
Thursday, July 23
Thursday, September 3
Registration required.
Click Here to Register Online.

Childbirth Education - Refresher Class
This open format class provides an opportunity for experienced parents to refresh themselves on what to expect during labor and birth, labor coping strategies and medication options.
6:30-8:30pm, North Conference Room 1
Tuesday, June 23
Tuesday, August 18
Registration required.
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Childbirth Education - Childbirth 101
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Every other month,
The class content is similar to the full series, but is offered in a condensed format, specific to the needs of teen and young adult parents. Call 354-5454 x2410 to register.

Breastfeeding 101
This class prepares expectant mothers and their support person for the amazing adventure of breastfeeding. Participants will learn the mechanics of nursing, including latching and positioning, how to know the baby is getting enough milk, and avoiding breastfeeding roadblocks.
6:30 – 8:30pm, North Conference Room 1
Thursday, June 18
Thursday, July 30
Thursday, September 10
Registration required.
Click Here to Register Online.

Prenatal Aquatic Exercise Class
Every Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Farnum Outpatient Rehab, Central Bldg, Lower Level
Prepare yourself for the birth process! The buoyancy effect of water decreases stress on the joints and reduces swelling, therefore decreasing pain and promoting wellness during pregnancy. Please call 354-6630 to register by the first Tuesday of each month. FEE: $5 per class

Prenatal Yoga
Mondays, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Practice postures and breathing techniques that will leave you relaxed, strengthened and rejuvenated. Learn helpful approaches to labor and birthing, and practical ways to relieve common aches and pains. To register and for class details, call the instructor Sat Pritam Kaur at 603-831-4561, email: satpritamkaur@gmail.com .There is a fee for this class and registration is required.

Prenatal Smoking Cessation Education & Support Group
Call for dates and times.
Pregnant moms and partners learn about ways to help reduce/quit smoking, how to deal with people who smoke around them, and meet other moms to find out what is working for them. For more information and to register call the Prenatal Coordinator's office at 354-6641.

Sibling Class
A class for big brothers and sisters! See a room where Mom will stay and learn all about new babies. Recommended for ages 2-10
9:00 – 10:00, North Conference Room 1
Sunday, May 17
Sunday, July 12
Sunday, September 13
Registration required.
Click Here to Register Online.