8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This is a Saturday, 8 hour class which covers labor and birth, comfort and relaxation techniques, hospital and medical procedures, analgesia and anesthesia, vaginal and cesarean birth, admission to the Family Birth Place and a tour.
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Classes cover the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, changes during pregnancy, warning signs of pre-term labor, potential complications of pregnancy, what to expect during labor and birth, labor support and more.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
A monthly breastfeeding support group, led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. The breastfeeding support group will be held at St. Vincent’s Southside inside the Family Birth Place.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
You may attend this class before your baby is born or after. The class covers basic safety concerns, how to prepare your home for a baby and the basics of infant CPR, along with demonstrations.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Attend this one session before the 9th month of pregnancy. Learn the benefits of breastfeeding, how to prepare for breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help and tips on continuing after you go home.