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Preparing for Birth Offered at SMH

The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital will be holding their next Preparing for Birth class Friday night and Saturday morning, February 18 & 19, 2011 - Friday from  6-8:30 pm & Saturday from 8:30 am-1:30 pm in Harper Conference Room - on right down the stairs in Ripley Medical Building.  Gail Martel, RN, will be facilitating the course.


Join a group of expectant parents having fun learning about the labor and delivery experience at Stephens Memorial Hospitals Preparing For Birth class in February.  They will explore how to relax and allow themselves to flow with their labor through breathing and relaxation techniques.   Your coach will learn how they can assist the pregnant woman through the process of labor and share in the joy of your baby's birth.  Information on making a birth plan, comfort measures, stages of labor, and cesarean delivery are all explored.  A question and answer session is always part of the class.   


Pre-registration with payment or Mainecare information is required.  The fee for this class is $50 if delivering at SMH or $60 if delivering elsewhere and is covered by insurance and Mainecare. 


To register for class please call 743-5933x380 or online and send in your payment.  For further information & future class offerings check us out online at click on women and then on preparing for birth. 





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