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Preparing for Birth Classes Offered at SMH

The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital will be holding their next Preparing for Birth class Thursday Evenings November 12 & 19th and December 3rd and 10th, 2009 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM in Harper Conference Room - on right down the stairs in Ripley Medical Building.  Hilary Ware, RN, 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. 


Pre-registration with payment or MaineCare information submitted prior to class attendance. The class fee is $50 if you are delivering at SMH and $60 if you are delivering elsewhere. To register for a class you may fill out the application on line and send in payment or call us for a registration form at 743-5933x380.




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