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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.

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Injoy Understanding Birth eClass


Date: Sat, 10-01-2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $65.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Understanding Breastfeeding Online Class

Can't attend a Breastfeeding Class?  Want to learn about how breastfeeding works, how to get started, and how to know if your baby is feeding well?  This interactive guide covers the essential information and allows you and your support team to learn at your own convenience in your own home.  5-7 business days after registration, you will receive a booklet and instructions on how to access video clips and download worksheets, checklists, and feeding logs.  You can also sign up to receive personalized emails.

Location:


Your own home

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Date: Sat, 10-01-2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $15.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

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. Please register by October 7th! Please bring a yoga mat and pillows. Class Dates: October 10, 17, & 24th

Location:


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

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Date: Mon, 10-10-2016
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Price: $45.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 11 of 12

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:

North Lobby
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Thu, 10-13-2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 7 of 10

Prepared Childbirth Express

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 class 2-3 months before your due date.  FREE with this class, online breastfeeding and baby care class. Information will be provided at class. Please bring a blanket and 2 pillows. This condensed class includes the most important information covered in the 4-week series: Tips for staying comfortable at the end of pregnancy, How to know when labor begins, What to pack for 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. There will be a break for lunch.  You may bring a lunch or purchase one at the cafeteria or a nearby restaurant.

Location:

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

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Date: Sat, 10-15-2016
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: $85.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 11 of 12

Preparing for Breastfeeding Class

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

Location:

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

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Date: Tue, 10-18-2016
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 12

5th ANNUAL BABY FAIR

FREE event with information and products for pregnancy through pre-school age and everything in between.  Includes demonstrations, mini-classes, and car seat inspections.  Enjoy Raffle Prizes and Free Food! TOPICS INCLUDE: Childbirth Breastfeeding Prenatal Yoga Car seat safety Safe Sleep Child Care & Preschool Toddler Play Time Family Photography Ask a Pediatrician Growth & Development CPR & Safety Natural Cleaning Products Essential Oils AND MUCH MORE!

Location:


1101 W. University Dr.
Main Lobby
Rochester , MI  48307

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Date: Sat, 10-29-2016
Time: 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited