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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 9am-1pm: July 11th, August 1st, September 12th, November 7th, December 5th
Thursdays 6:30pm-8:30pm: This is a two part class. August 20th & 27th, October 15th & 22nd, December 10th & 17th

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 Hospital Nursing Center
Saturdays July 25th, August 8th, August 22nd, September 26th, October 31st, November 14th, December 5th
 Sundays July 26th, August 23rd, September 13th, September 27th, October 18th, November 1st, November 15th, December 13th

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 Conference Room
July 6th, July 20th, August 3rd, August 17th, August 31st, September 21st, October 5th, October 19th, November 2nd, November 16th, November 30th, December 14th

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 July 18th, August 15th, September 19th, October 17th, December 12th

Maturnity Tours Saturdays – 1st & 3rd   Monthly at 11:00AM, Wednesday’s weekly- at 5:30PM



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