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Childbirth Preparation
Childbirth Preparation
Multiple dates between March 01, 2021 and November 01, 2021
THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

A class covering pregnancy, labor, newborn care and breastfeeding.

Education is the key for a positive birth experience. Learn what you need to know for the best possible start to your baby’s life.


There is no charge for this class.


2021 Five-Week Evening Session | 7PM-9PM

  • March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1


Breastfeeding Class (last class of each session above) | 7PM-9PM

  • March 29
  • August 2
  • November 1


Instructors: (Nurses in the Family Birth Place)

  • Karol Frack, RN, IBCLC
  • Stephanie Guilfoyle, RN
  • Heather Stephens, RN
  • Jenna Wight, RN, CCE


Registration/Questions:

Have questions? Call Brenda Pfizenmaier at 785-229-8458


What You Will Learn:

  • Nutrition
  • Tour of the Family Birth Place/Operating Room
  • Discomforts of pregnancy
  • Cesarean birth
  • Terminology
  • Postpartum
  • Warning signs
  • Breathing and relaxation
  • Prenatal exercises and body mechanics
  • Labor rehearsal
  • Delivery of baby and placenta
  • Sexuality/Contraception
  • Signs of approaching labor
  • Getting off to a good start
  • False vs. true labor
  • How to know if baby is getting enough?
  • Contractions
  • Positioning
  • Stages and phases of labor
  • Problem interventions
  • When to go to the hospital
  • Nutrition
  • Film on childbirth
  • Pumping and storage
  • Fetal heart monitor
  • Characteristics of breast milk
  • Pushing – positions and breathing
  • Lifestyle
  • Pumping and storage
  • Assessment
  • Delivery of baby and placenta
  • When to seek help

Infant Care

  • Characteristics of newborn
  • Bathing
  • Cord care
  • Circumcision care
  • Feeding cues
  • Family life with baby
  • S.I.D.S.


Participants should complete the class, if possible, 6 weeks before due date.

Register early to guarantee a place in class.


Cancellation

Since this is a free class, there is no charge for cancellation. We ask that you kindly notify us 48 hours in advance of the first class by calling 785-229-8458 if you need to cancel for any reason.

Registration: Open
Multiple Event Dates Within Range
MAR
01
MONDAY
to
NOV
01
MONDAY
See registration form for specific dates
Registration Closes
October 05, 2021 @ 12:00 am
Address
AdventHealth Ottawa
1301 S Main St
Ottawa, KS  USA
Conference Room C
Selection Options
July Sessions
July Sessions
FREE! 
Monday Jul 05, 2021 @  07:00:PM — Monday Aug 02, 2021 @  09:00:PM
 
October Sessions
October Sessions
FREE! 
AdventHealth Ottawa
Monday Oct 04, 2021 @  07:00:PM — Monday Nov 01, 2021 @  09:00:PM
 
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