Labor & Delivery Process – discusses admission, labor and anesthesia options. A birth film is shown.
Cesarean Childbirth – discusses reasons for a Cesarean birth. Includes a video of Cesarean deliveries and postpartum care of mom and her newborn.
Newborn Care – discusses characteristics of the newborn, feeding and basic care needs of infants, and techniques parents can use to maximize sensory potential of their newborns.
Breastfeeding Your Infant – discusses preparation for breastfeeding, techniques and potential concerns.
Breastfeeding Support for the Working Mother
– for pregnant moms who plan to combine working and breastfeeding, as well as, moms who are currently working and breastfeeding. We will discuss bringing in a good milk supply, pumping at your workplace, and how to maintain your breastfeeding relationship with your baby.
Children's Prenatal Class for "Big Brothers and Big Sisters"
– discusses the newborn, feeding, diapering and adjusting to a new family member.
Happiest Baby on the Block – teaches parents a step-by-step approach for quickly soothing even the fussiest baby, based on techniques of Dr. Harvey Karp.
Infant CPR – teaches infant CPR to parents, grandparents and other interested persons. This course is instructional only and does not offer official certification.
Parents of Multiples Support Group
– a support group for parents of multiples of all ages, including those pregnant with multiples. This group will focus on the unique joys and challenges that come with a multiple pregnancy and raising twins, triplets, and more!
– Covers phases and stages of labor and birth, interventions, and Cesarean sections with a special emphasis on natural methods for coping with labor including breathing and relaxation techniques. It is recommended that the L&D Process class be taken prior to attending this class. *Minimal fee. This is a three class series.