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Preparing for Birth - October

The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital will be holding their next Preparing for Birth class on Saturday, October 17, 2009  8:30AM to 3:30 PM in Harper Conference Room - on right down the stairs in Ripley Medical Building.  Gail Martel RNC, ICCE, IBCLC, will be facilitating the course.


Join a 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. 


The cost 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.


To register for this class or for more information please contact The Family Birthplace at 743-1562 x 380 or visit the hospital website   



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