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Childbirth Education Classes

For additional information about our classes, please call (904) 702-6691.

Prepared Childbirth Class
6-Week Evening Series

Comprehensive six-week series will prepare the mother and her coach for labor and delivery, postpartum, and the early parenting experience. Information will include physical and emotional preparation for birth, signs and symptoms of labor, breathing, relaxation, and other coping skills for labor and delivery, medication and anesthesia options, cesarean birth, and the postpartum experience.

Includes: Breastfeeding Class, Baby Care Basics Class, and a Women’s Center, Special Beginnings tour.

Schedule your class so that the series is completed by your 34th week of pregnancy.

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Prepared Childbirth Class
Weekend Crash Course

Fast paced "Condensed" version of the prepared childbirth six-week series will prepare the mother and her coach for labor and delivery, postpartum, and the early parenting experience. Information will include physical and emotional preparation for birth, signs and symptoms of labor, breathing, relaxation, and other coping skills for labor and delivery, medication and anesthesia options, cesarean birth, and the postpartum experience. Baby Care Basics and a Women’s Center, Special Beginnings tour is included.

Breastfeeding Class: Moms will be referred to a scheduled evening Breastfeeding Class at no additional cost.

Schedule your class so that your class is completed by your 34th week of pregnancy.

Class Times

Fri: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 4:00pm

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Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding your baby is a learned art between mother and baby and the family which is enhanced by instruction and preparation before delivery. This class addresses such topics as proper positioning and latch on, how to tell if your baby is getting enough milk, pumping and storing milk, and returning to work. Fathers are encouraged to attend.

*This class is included in the six-week Prepared Childbirth Class series.

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Baby Care Basics

Baby is here! Now, what? This class teaches newborn characteristics, diapering, feeding, and bathing. In addition, safe sleeping and common illnesses are discussed.

*This class is included in the six-week Prepared Childbirth Class.

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Cesarean Section Class

What to expect before, during, and after a cesarean section delivery. Includes Women’s Center tour. This class is recommended for first time moms who are planning a scheduled cesarean section delivery.

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Sibling Preparation Class

This class will help prepare big brothers and sisters (ages 3-7) for the new baby. Includes a Women’s Center, Special Beginnings tour.

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Breastfeeding Support Groups

Monthly support sessions for breastfeeding moms and babies. Topics for discussion include growth spurts, siblings, weaning, expectations, etc.

Class Times

Third Friday of each month: 10:30am – noon
Third Tuesday of each month: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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Tours

Tour our beautiful Women’s Center, Special Beginnings at Memorial Hospital. Daytime and evening tours offered.

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