Join us for a series of Child Birth Classes.
Session 1 — October 16
Introductions; goals of class; 3R’s video; introduction to relaxation techniques.
Instructors: Cindy Hudson; Charlene Burns; Charity Gillis; Susan Walsh
Session 2 — October 23
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.
Instructors: Teresa Ward; Charity Gillis
Session 3 — October 30
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; our of OB department.
Instructor: Cindy Hudson
Session 4 – November 6
Feeding your newborn; presentation DVD Early reading; car seat safety; infant CPR; community resources; newborn characteristics; parenting skills; “Happiest Baby on the Block” DVD.
Instructor: Susan Walsh