Childbirth Education is offered every other month as a 4 week series. Our Certified Childbirth Educators (Prepared Childbirth Educators, Inc.) are also RNs on the OB staff.

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*Each series is 4 classes and should be taken in order.
*Classes are held from 7PM – 9PM on the dates below.

Expected Delivery Month Attendance Dates Registration Deadline
February or March 2019 January 3rd ,10th , 17th, 24th December 28, 2018
April or May 2019 March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th March 1, 2019
June or July 2019 May 2nd , 9th, 16th , 23th April 26, 2019
August or September 2019 July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1st July 5, 2019
October or November 2019 September 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August 30, 2019
December 2019 or January 2020 November 7th  14th, 21st, 28th November 1, 2019

Prepared Childbirth Education Outline
The cost for the 4 week series is $60 for each couple.
Pre-registration is necessary & information can be obtained by calling 304-728-1713.fbc-jmc-cbe-photo-2

Instructors: Tasheema Bullock, RNC-MNN,CCE, OB Clinical Coordinator & Amy Blue, RN, IBCLC
Contact Number: (304) 728-1713

(Click Here to download Registration Packet)

 

Week 1

“All About Labor”
• Welcome & Introductions
• Goals & Outcomes of Course
• Pre-term Labor
• Early labor signs/symptoms
• True vs. False Labor
• Timing Contractions
• When to call provider/  come to hospital
• What to expect on arrival
• What to bring to the hospital
• Stages of Labor
• Effacement & Dilation
• Pelvic Stations
• Inductions of Labor
• Medical Interventions
• Medications and Epidurals
• Vaginal Births
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Week 2

Natural Labor and Relaxation Techniques
• Fear, Anxiety, Pain & Tension
• Comfort and Support Measures
• Guided Imagery and Relaxation
• Environmental setting
• Support Persons
• Hydrotherapy
• Positions for Labor
Breastfeeding
• Positioning & Latch-on
• Breastfeeding Nutrition
• Formula Preparation

Week 3
• Cesarean Birth
• Post-partum care
• Discharge Planning/ What to expect
• Birth Certificate
• Paternity
• What can prolong your hospital stay
• Immunizations Mom & Baby
***OB Unit Tour***

Week 4
• Birth Plan
• Newborn Care
• Hospital Safety and procedures of newborn
• Car seats
• Family Planning
• Informed Decision Making
• Questions & Review
• Evaluation