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Events at Women’s Hospital Education Center

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March 16, 2016

7:00 PM
Breastfeeding Your Baby

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Women’s Hospital Education Center

Breastfeeding is a special time for mother and child. Like any new skill, breastfeeding will be more successful with early preparation and practice. This class will help you feel ready to begin this important relationship. Your partner is encouraged to attend with you. This class meets for two consecutive weeks. Week 1- Learn what to expect in the first days of breastfeeding your newborn. This class will help you feel more confident with the skills needed to begin your breastfeeding experience. Week 2- Many new mothers are concerned about breastfeeding after leaving the hospital. This class will address the most common fears and challenges about breastfeeding during the first few weeks, months and beyond. We will build on the skills learned in week 1. (If you select a 9:00am-12:00pm class, all information from week one and week two will be covered in one class.)

7:00 PM
Waterbirth Class

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

Interested in a waterbirth? This informational class will help you discover whether waterbirth is the right fit for you. Education about waterbirth itself, supplies you would need and how to assemble your support team is what you can expect from this class. Some obstetrical practices require this class in order to pursue a waterbirth. (Not all obstetrical practices offer waterbirth-check with your healthcare provider.) Register only the expectant mom, but you are encouraged to bring your partner to class!

March 17, 2016

7:00 PM
Women's Hospital Maternity Tour

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

Come visit Women's Hospital for a tour of our family-centered maternity services. We schedule them weekly for your convenience. Tours last approximately 1 hour and are led by a Registered Nurse. There is no fee, but you must register each adult participant separately. Tours meet in the lobby of the Women's Education Center.

March 18, 2016

6:30 PM
Childbirth Class Option 3 - Condensed Birth & Baby

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Women’s Hospital Education Center

This class is a condensed version of our Birth & Baby series for parents who have a difficult time fitting 5 weeks of classes into their schedule. It covers the care of your newborn and the basics of labor and childbirth. It also includes a hospital tour and lunch. The class is held two consecutive days: beginning on Friday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and the next day, Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (No need to register for Childbirth Options 1, 2, or 4 if you choose this condensed class!) *** These Condensed childbirth classes are very popular and tend to fill quickly. Please complete the online registration EARLY in your pregnancy with plans to start the class when you are approximately 34-36 weeks pregnant.

March 21, 2016

7:00 PM
Childbirth Class Option 2 - Birth & Baby Greensboro

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

This option of five weekly classes helps you and your labor partner prepare for childbirth. Topics include newborn care, labor & birth, cesarean birth, pain management, comfort techniques and a tour of Women’s Hospital. The class meets at the same time, on the same day of the week for five consecutive weeks beginning with the starting date you choose. (No need to register for childbirth options 1, 3, or 4 if you choose this class!) ***These classes fill up quickly. Please complete the online registration early in your pregnancy with the plan to start this class when you are approximately 30-32 weeks.

March 22, 2016

6:30 PM
Exploring Pain Relief Options & Cesareans

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

Topics for this 2 hour class include the latest updated information on epidurals, pain medication and other medical interventions that you may experience during labor or birth. This class also prepares expectant parents for the possibility of a surgical birth of their baby. Our family-centered care continues through the operating and recovery rooms for both planned and unplanned c-sections. Register only the mom-to-be and your partner can attend with you! ***PLEASE NOTE: This class is included in the "Birth & Baby" series and the "Condensed Birth & Baby" classes. It is NOT included in "A Natural Childbirth", so we highly recommend Natural Childbirth participants register for this class as well.

March 24, 2016

7:00 PM
Women's Hospital Maternity Tour

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

Come visit Women's Hospital for a tour of our family-centered maternity services. We schedule them weekly for your convenience. Tours last approximately 1 hour and are led by a Registered Nurse. There is no fee, but you must register each adult participant separately. Tours meet in the lobby of the Women's Education Center.

March 29, 2016

6:30 PM
Preparing for 9 Special Months

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

The stick is pink...or blue!!! Register online now for an early start to a healthy pregnancy! This class is designed to help you and your partner map out the healthiest course possible for your pregnancy and developing baby. Plan to take this class when you are between 10-20 weeks pregnant. Register only mom-to-be and plan for your partner to attend with you! Topics include: •Nutrition with a healthy food tasting segment •Exercise •Stress Reduction •Your changing body •Your growing baby •Choosing a Pediatrician •Preparing a safe environment for baby •Things to avoid during pregnancy

7:00 PM
Marvelous Multiples

Open

Women’s Hospital Education Center

Expecting twins, triplets, or more? This class covers the differences in labor, birth, parenting, and breastfeeding issues that face multiples’ parents.

March 30, 2016

9:00 AM
Breastfeeding Your Baby

Closed

Women’s Hospital Education Center

Breastfeeding is a special time for mother and child. Like any new skill, breastfeeding will be more successful with early preparation and practice. This class will help you feel ready to begin this important relationship. Your partner is encouraged to attend with you. This class meets for two consecutive weeks. Week 1- Learn what to expect in the first days of breastfeeding your newborn. This class will help you feel more confident with the skills needed to begin your breastfeeding experience. Week 2- Many new mothers are concerned about breastfeeding after leaving the hospital. This class will address the most common fears and challenges about breastfeeding during the first few weeks, months and beyond. We will build on the skills learned in week 1. (If you select a 9:00am-12:00pm class, all information from week one and week two will be covered in one class.)

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