Childbirth Education/Newborn Care Class

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby 

Overview:

You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to help you prepare for your labor and birth experience. Each class is a four week series and covers such topics as breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood, changing feelings and many other details of labor and birth. 

The fourth and last night of class will include newborn care topics for infant care in the first weeks at home with your new baby. You will learn the basics of diapering, bathing, dressing, taking temperatures, umbilical cord stump care, circumcision care, burping, breast and bottle feeding tips, positioning, swaddling and much more.

Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester. Classes are free.

Schedule:

All classes are held at Twin County Regional Hospital, Twin County Room, Ground Floor unless otherwise indicated:

  • January 18, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • January 25, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • February 1, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • February 8, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room

  • April 4, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • April 11, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • April 18, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • April 25, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room

  • July 11, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • July 18, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • July 25, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • August 1, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room

  • October 3, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Classroom 1
  • October 10, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • October 17, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
  • October 24, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Twin County Room
 

Registration Information:

Please leave your name, telephone number, the name of the person attending with you and your due date.

By Phone:

276.236.1682 or 276.236.1704

By Email:

Please email

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much will the class cost?

Classes are free.

What do I need to do if can't make it to a class?

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend.

Are the class schedule dates firm?

Due to certain circumstances, such as bad weather, classes may need to be rescheduled. We will make every attempt to notify you of any cancellations.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or require additional information.

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Women's Services at Twin County Regional Healthcare