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Childbirth Education

During this class, our certified childbirth educators will help prepare you for labor, birth, and early parenthood.  Class topics include:

  • Comfort measures for labor and birth
  • Lamaze breathing techniques
  • Relaxation methods
  • Breathing, relaxation, and positioning
  • Cesarean birth
  • Video presentations
  • Postpartum care
  • Guided tour of the Birth & Women’s Center

We've added elements of our Newborn Basics class:

  • What to expect during baby’s first hours of life
  • Basic newborn care (bathing, diapering, soothing)
  • Preparing to bring your newborn home
  • Newborn safety
  • SOS’s or Signs of Over stimulation
  • Establishing a bedtime routine
  • Calming a crying baby
  • Healthy eating patterns

It is recommended to complete this series 4 weeks before your due date. 

Labor partners are welcome to attend.

 

Date: 
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Location: 
Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan
Address: 
1823 College Ave
City: 
Manhattan
Contact phone: 
(785) 587-5413
Price: 
$75.00