Preparing for Birth Classes Offered
Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital will be
holding their next Preparing for Birth classes in April,
these classes are helpful to both new and experienced
will be held Thursday Evenings April 3, 10, 24, and
Friday April 18th from 6:30 - 8:45 pm in the Harper
Conference Center in the Ripley Building at the
hospital. Hilary Ware, RN is the instructor.
group of other expectant parents to learn about labor
and delivery. Learn relaxation techniques that
will help you work with labor. Coaches will learn
how to assist through the process and share in the joy
of the baby's birth. Other topics include making a
birthing plan, comfort measures, stages of labor,
cesarean delivery and newborn care.
of the class is $50 if you are delivering your baby at
SMH and $60 if you are delivering elsewhere.
Insurance covers the cost of the class. Please
call The Family Birthplace for more information.
register for this class or for more information please
contact The Family Birthplace at 743-1562 x 380 or visit
the hospital website www.wmhcc.org.
Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine
Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.
Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at www.wmhcc.org.