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Childbirth Education


Maternity Tour
A tour of the Maternity Center for expectant parents who are not familiar with the Elliot Hospital.  To register for a Maternity Tour please call 663-4567


Care and Breastfeeding Your Newborn
This class for parents- to- be will focus on breastfeeding and caring for your new baby and your transition into parenthood.  Topics discussed include hospital newborn care and procedures, and learning about the appearance and behaviors of this brand new little person.  You’ll receive “tips” and “pearls of wisdom” to help in making those early days and weeks with your newborn less stressful. Our instructors will help you understand the benefits of breastfeeding, the basics of breastfeeding your baby, how to get off to a good start, and answer your questions about pumping and storing mother’s milk. 
This class is taught by a registered nurse and an internationally board certified lactation consultant.
Cost: 50$ per couple. 9am-1pm – Maternity Conference Room Elliot Hospital
Saturdays: January 10th February 7th March 7th April 4th May 2nd and June 6th
Thursdays: This is a two part class.   January 15th & 22nd     March 19th & 26th     May 21st & 28th


Labor Series – 1 Day Intensive  This class meets either all day Saturday or Sunday.  
This series will include knowledge of the natural labor process, as well as a variety of coping measures, ranging from relaxation and breathing, to available medical options
Cost:  $130.00 per couple. 9am-4pm - Elliot at Rivers Edge
Saturdays January 3rd February 21st March 28th April 4th May 2nd June 6th
 Sundays January 4th February 15th March 15th April 19th May 3rd May 17th June 7th June 21st


Labor Series – 2 Day OptionThis class meets Saturday and Sunday. 
This series will include knowledge of the natural labor process, as well as a variety of coping measures, ranging from relaxation and breathing, to available medical options.
Cost:  $130.00 per couple. 9am-1pm - Elliot at Rivers Edge
Saturday/Sunday  January 24th & 25th  February 28th & March 1st April 25th & 26th June 27th & 28th


Infant and Child CPR & SafetyIn this class you will be taught Infant and Child CPR techniques as well as safety issues specific to this age group. ***THIS IS NOT A CERTIFICATION CLASS*****  
Cost: $30.00 per person or $50 per couple. 6:30-9pm Elliot at Rivers Edge
Mondays  January 5th January 19th February 2nd February 16th  March 2nd March 16th April 6th April 20th May 4th May 18th June 1st June 15th


Sibling ClassThis class prepares children (2 ½ -9 YRS) on becoming a sibling. They will participate in activities to learn about the baby and their new role in the family. A tour of the Maternity Center is included.
9-10:30am class 5-9 year olds.  11am – 12pm class 2 ½ - 4 year olds.  Cost: $15.00 
Please bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal to class. Meet in main lobby of the hospital.
Saturdays January 17th March 14th April 11th May 9th and June 13th

 

 

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