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Childbirth Classes

Do you know what these terms mean?

Episiotomy --- Pitocin --- Epidural --- Ruptured Membranes ---

Prophylactic eye treatment --- Electronic fetal monitoring --- Focal point ---

Apgar Scores --- Delivery positions

As a mom-to-be, you and your doctor have decisions to make about these and other procedures. Education is one of the best ways to make informed choices. Education about childbirth also reduces fear and increases your chances of having a positive birthing experience.

Trained Obstetrical nurses teach a wide range of childbirth related and preparation classes for all members of the family. Parents-to-be and new parents will find these classes valuable since hospital stays are now much shorter than in the past. And, Newport Hospital & Health Services offers these classes FREE of charge to all expecting parent whether you deliver here or at another hospital! Our staff cares about each mother and baby and works hard to get them off to a good start.

Sign up for this 4-week class as soon as you discover you are pregnant to learn what choices you and your doctor have to make. Topics covered include labor and delivery, medication, anesthesia, postpartum care, newborn care, breastfeeding and infant CPR.
Call 509-447-6398 and leave a message with your name and phone number and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

All Classes are open to the public and free of charge.  Clasess are held on Wednesday evening from 6-8 pm in the Sandifur Room at Newport Hospital & Health Services.  You may attend any or all of our classes.  Please call 509-447-6398 to register (you may leave a message).

  
Current Class Schedule

 Newport Hospital and Health Services
Childbirth Education Classes 2014

 All classes are open to the public and free of charge. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 PM in the Sandifur Room at Newport Community Hospital (lower level). You may attend any or all of our classes. Please call (509) 447-6398 to register (you may also leave a message).

SESSION 1

Jan 8

Infant CPR

Exercise in Pregnancy

Jan 15

 

The Last Trimester, Am I in Labor?

Labor & Delivery/ Prepared Childbirth/ Coaching

Jan.22

Complications of Labor and Delivery and Pain Control

Tour the OB department and fetal monitoring

Jan.29

Breastfeeding and infant care

Postpartum

SESSION 2

April 2

Infant CPR

Exercise in Pregnancy

April 9

 

The Last Trimester, Am I in Labor?

Labor & Delivery/ Prepared Childbirth/ Coaching

April 16

Complications of Labor and Delivery and Pain Control

Tour the OB department and fetal monitoring

April 23

Breastfeeding and infant care

Postpartum

SESSION 3

July 2

Infant CPR

Exercise in Pregnancy

July 9

 

The Last Trimester, Am I in Labor?

Labor & Delivery/ Prepared Childbirth/ Coaching

July 16

Complications of Labor and Delivery and Pain Control

Tour the OB department and fetal monitoring

July 23

Breastfeeding and infant care

Postpartum

SESSION 4

Oct. 1

Infant CPR

Exercise in Pregnancy

Oct. 8

The Last Trimester, Am I in Labor?

Labor & Delivery/ Prepared Childbirth/ Coaching

Oct. 15

Complications of Labor and Delivery and Pain Control

Tour the OB department and fetal monitoring

Oct. 22

Breastfeeding and infant care

Postpartum



Class order subject to change.