Childbirth Preparation Series 5/11/17

These classes are designed for you and a labor partner to help prepare for a positive birth experience whether you plan a natural delivery, or prefer the use of medication or epidural anesthesia. Classes are offered free of charge and are open to all prospective parents.

Topics include:
  • Last stage of pregnancy
  • Preparation: Packing a bag/ Birth plan/ Freezing
  • Pampering of a mother
  • Tour of Maternal Child Unit
  • Stages of labor
  • Birthing Process
  • Birth by Cesarean Section
  • Meical Procedures
  • Epidural/ Anesthesia
  • Comfort measures/ Breathing techniques
  • Postpartum
  • Normal newborn appearance
  • Newborn bath and swaddling demonstration
  • Infant massage
  • Infant and child safety
  • ABCs of baby care with Dr. Patel
  • Breastfeeding/ Baby Friendly
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*We recommend you complete these calsses appreximately two to six weeks before your due date.



1800 E. Lake Shore Dr.
HSHS St. Mary's Hospital
Assissi Room


6/1/2017, 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Additional Date(s)
5/18/2017, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5/25/2017, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6/1/2017, 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6/8/2017, 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM