This 6-hour course is designed for expectant mothers and their partner or coach to learn about pregnancy, labor, delivery, care of newborns, and care of self after delivery. The course covers signs of labor, symptoms of pre-term labor, cesarean birth, hospital policies and routines, relaxation, breathing and coping strategies, pain control and anesthesia options and more. The class meets from 9am to 4pm with a 1-hour lunch break (on your own).
*There is no charge for mothers who will be delivering at Lake Region Healthcare. For those planning to deliver at another hospital, cost is $50.00.
2017 Dates Include: January 14, March 5**, May 13, August 5, October 28 and December 9.
**March 5th is a Sunday class.