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Childbirth Class – 5 Week Series
March 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The health and safety of our patients and community are of utmost importance. Therefore, we will cancel the Childbirth Class. We apologize and hope to reschedule this event in the near future.
What should I bring & know?
•A coach if possible (can be the father of the baby or anyone that is going to be helping you with your labor)! A coach is not mandatory; come alone if you prefer.
•Wear comfortable clothes that you can move in.
• Drinks and snacks will be provided.
What will I learn?
•Body changes & discomforts during pregnancy
•Myths associated with pregnancy
•Exercises to prepare for labor
•Warning signs & when to call the doctor
•Stages of labor
•What contractions feel like & timing contractions
•Positions for comfort during labor and for pushing
•How to use a birthing ball •What happens if you have to have a c-section
•Pain management options including epidurals
•Breathing & relaxation techniques for pain management
•Newborn care & breastfeeding
Class 1: Body changes with Pregnancy and Labor
Class 2: Labor & Delivery signs and stages
Class 3: Tools of the trade OB Unit Tour
Class 4: Pain Control and Postpartum care
Class 5: Breastfeeding and newborn care
Please make note of the 2020 schedule!
Class #1: January 14, 21, 28, February 11, & 18 – English
Class #2: March 28 – Full Day Class Spanish
Class #3: May 5, 12, 19, 26, & June 2 – English
Class #4: July 25 – Full Day Class English
Class #5: September 8, 15, 22, 29, & October 6 – English
Class #6: November 3, 10, 17, December 1, & 8 – English
How much is the class and how do I register?
The class is free and open to EVERYONE (even if you are not a Cogdell patient). Call the OB nurses at 325-574-7150 with any questions. All classes meet in the Labor and Delivery Wing.