Prenatal Classes

Prenatal Classes

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Prenatal Classes

For moms in their second and third trimesters of pregnancy and their coaches. These classes focus on the physiological changes during pregnancy, fetal development, and the labor and delivery process. Cesarean section is discussed. These four-part classes begin on the first Wednesday of the month (January through July) and continue for the next three Wednesdays. The classes are from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. No charge. Daytime prenatal classes are available monthly on a specific Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with lunch break. Condensed information will be given in prenatal classes. Learn more?

Breastfeeding Classes

Breastfeeding class gives instruction in the techniques of breastfeeding and breast anatomy. Call for Class schedule. (815) 625-0400 ext. 5504. Learn more?

Childbirth Education Series Faculty

Laurie Buckman, RN

Lactation Educator

Sarah Prowant, RN

Prenatal Class Instructor

Vanessa Simonton, RN

Prenatal Class Instructor


OB Class Flyers & Forms

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Breast Feeding Class 2014 (11-11-2013)
For parents who want to give their baby the best start. Everything you need to know about beginning breast feeding. Please sign up for classes as soon as possible. 2014 Schedule: Call for dates. 815-625-0400, ext. 5504 Location: OB Classroom

Maternity Pre-Admisssion Form (11-1-2010)
Maternity Pre-Admisssion Form

OB Letter - Form 1 (11-9-2010)
Patient Instructions

OB Letter - Form 2 (11-9-2010)
Patient Instructions

OB Letter - SelfPay (11-9-2010)
Patient Instructions

Prenatal and Breastfeeding Classes 2014 (11-11-2013)
Prenatal classes are for Moms in the second half of pregnancy and their coaches. These classes focus on the labor and delivery process. Discussion involves care of the mom at home in early labor, and pain management available at the hospital with epidural anesthesia. A tour of the Birthing Center is given. Get the scoop at CGH on the Birthing Center’s transition to Baby Friendly. You will learn how to help you and your baby adjust to life after birth. You will learn to recognize some of the cues your baby will give you. Those cues will help you recognize what your baby needs.


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