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Childbirth Education eClass (Online class)

Our online childbirth class is the perfect alternative for busy parents needing a flexible class schedule or for moms on bed rest. Have you given birth before? This online class is a great refresher course! You’ll learn the same essential information as an on-site class, including what’s happening to your changing body, how you’ll know when you are really in labor, helpful comfort techniques, advice for partners, an overview of medical procedures, and much more. Understanding Birth: eClass, is a unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive, evidence-based information you can trust as you prepare for your upcoming birth. Included in your registration is a tour of the Birthplace at Crittenton and a skills session with one of our childbirth educators. Once registered, participants will receive an email with a link to the class as well as additional information within 2-3 business days.  You will have access to the website for 120 days from your first login.

Location:

Injoy Understanding Birth eClass


Date: Fri, 07-01-2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $65.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Online Breastfeeding & Baby Care class

This comprehensive program allows you to learn with an interactive guidebook and streaming videos that you can watch on your phone, tablet, or computer..  Learn at your own pace in your own home.  This program focuses on breastfeeding your newborn, baby care and safety, as well as mother care post-delivery. Once registered for this program, you will receive an e-mail with details within 5 days.

Location:

Delivered to your home!


Date: Fri, 07-01-2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Prepared Childbirth 4-week series

Knowing what to expect prior to the birth of your baby will go a long way towards helping prepare you and your family.  Whether you are planning to give birth naturally or with the assistance of medications, this class is designed to help an expectant mother and her support partner prepare for the birth of her baby.  For your comfort, we recommend completing this series 2-3 months before your due date.  FREE with this class, online breastfeeding and baby care class.  Information will be provided at the class.
Please bring a blanket and 2 pillows.

This series includes:

Tips for staying comfortable at the end of pregnancy,

How to know when labor begins,

What to bring to the hospital,

What to expect in labor through the birth of your baby,

Techniques to help cope with the challenges of labor,

Medical options for labor and delivery,

Cesarean birth,

Recovery after delivery,

Normal newborns,

and a tour of the Birthplace.

Class meets once a week, for 4 weeks, beginning on the date listed.


Location:

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
North Classrooms 2C & 2D (north elevators to 2nd floor)
1101 W. University Dr
Rochester, Mi  48307

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Date: Thu, 07-07-2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: $85.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 6 of 10

Prenatal Yoga Series

Join a community of expectant moms to help physically, mentally & emotionally prepare for childbirth. You will learn various gentle yoga poses and breathing techniques to help create ease and comfort during pregnancy and labor. This prenatal yoga class is for women at all stages of pregnancy and any fitness level.  No previous yoga experience necessary. Please consult your physician or midwife prior to participation.  3-week session. The instructor is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance.  She also has specialized training in prenatal yoga through Mindful Mamas TM What to bring: Please bring your own yoga mat and pillow. Wear comfortable clothes. Registration Closes July 6th Class dates: July 11, 18, & 25.

Location:


Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W. University - Clasroom 2 C&D (North elevator to 2nd floor)
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Mon, 07-11-2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Price: $45.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 7 of 10

Preparing for Breastfeeding - DISCOUNTED PRICE

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants as well as a unique relationship between mother and baby.  This class will answer your questions and help you get off to the best possible start as a nursing mother.  A registered nurse/certified lactation consultant teaches the class.  Registration includes both mom and her partner. Your insurance company may reimburse you for the cost of this class. Topics include: How to position and latch How to know if baby is eating enough What to do if you are having problems Breast care Pumping Returning to work

Location:


1101 W. University Dr.
North Classroom 2C&D (north elevators to 2nd floor)
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Tue, 07-12-2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 7 of 10

Birthplace Tour (FREE)

Take a tour of the Birthplace (Labor & Delivery Unit) and learn about where to go and what to bring when you are ready to deliver.  You can also check out the Birthplace page on our website for information and to pre-register for your delivery.  Registration for the tour includes the expectant mother and her support person.  No children under the age of 15 are allowed on this tour.  Registration is required.  Meet in the main lobby.  

Location:

Main Lobby (North entrance)
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
1101 W. University Dr
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Tue, 07-12-2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 3 of 10