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Childbirth Preparation Course


By taking our childbirth preparation course, you will learn important pieces of information ranging from labor & delivery, breastfeeding techniques and MUCH more! Our educated labor & delivery nurses will be available to you for discussion and any questions that you may have as an expectant mother/caregiver. The following are additional topics discussed within the course:

Overview of pregnancy, "what to expect when your expecting" and learning how to deal
    with common discomforts of pregnancy
Learn information about the birthing process (labor & delivery) and cesarean births
Pain Management
          - Get all your questions answered about techniques
          - IV pain management, epidurals, natural remedies
Breastfeeding techniques and nutrition basics
Newborn care
What to expect in the delivery room
Car seat safety -One of the most important pieces of information, learning how to properly strap your child in, and what the guidelines
    are for forward and rear facing.
Infant CPR and vital precautions to take to ensure the safety of your child



2018 Class Schedule:

January 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th
April 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th
June 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th
September 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th
November 26th, 27th, December 3rd & 4th

Classes are held over four sessions on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Hiawatha Community Hospital- Lower level conference room
Cost: $30.00- Fee is waived if you plan to deliver at the Hiawatha Community Hospital

Click here for registration form


Hiawatha Community Hospital OB Department

Contact: OB Department
Class information also available at: www.hch-ks.org
Phone: 785-742-2131 (ask for OB nurse)
For Voice Mail: 785-742-6297
E-mail: cjames@hch-ks.org