~~Free Child Birth Class in April - No sign up necessary~~

Open to anyone who is 24 weeks or more pregnant by April 10th.
You are welcome to attend one or all of the sessions, and you may bring one support person.
For more information contact Susan Walsh 247-3828
No sign up necessary, may bring a support person.
Session 1 - Wednesday-April 10th 6pm-8pm 3rd floor WSBR:
Introductions, Goals of class, room orientation(where’s the bathroom) Rights and responsibilities of expectant parents, , 3R's video, Setting realistic goals and expectations...
Instructor: Sharon Geldaker
Session 2- Wednesday- April 17th 6pm-8pm
3rd floor WSBR:
DVD, labor stages, Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, How to time contractions, Preterm labor-benefits of a full term pregnancy; Induction of labor, and variations from the norm.
Instructor: Teresa Ward
Session 3- Wednesday- April 24th 6pm-8pm
3rd floor WSBR:
Role of significant other, Relaxation techniques to include: progressive, touch, selective, and focal points/ practice, visualization, music and aroma therapy, Activity, diet, physical and emotional changes,
tour of OB department.
Instructor: Susan Walsh
Session 4 – Wednesday- May 1st 6-8pm
WSBR 3rd floor
Feeding your newborn- presentation DVD Early reading, Car Seat Safety;Infant CPR, Community resources, Newborn characteristics, parenting skills- "Happiest Baby on the Block" DVD Shaken Baby syndrome
Instructor: Susan Walsh
Walt Shuham Board Room
3100 Tongass Avenue
3rd Floor
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Third Floor of Ketchikan Medical Center.
Susan Walsh