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Online Baby Care & Breastfeeding Class

This comprehensive program allows you to see everything you need via an easy-to-use website and guidebook.  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.


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Date: Sun, 02-01-2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Childbirth Education eClass

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. In this class, you’ll learn all about the birth process and medical procedures through instructive video clips, animations, and interactive games. You’ll also get a sense of what labor’s really like as you watch several complete birth stories, and you’ll even have an opportunity to create your own birth plan! 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 60 days from your first login.

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Date: Sun, 02-01-2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $75.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Childbirth Choices

This 2-week class is ideal for expectant mothers and support people with a basic understanding of childbirth that want to learn about methods to relieve discomfort during labor and birth.  This class includes a take-home resource to build upon the information presented.  Natural childbirth comfort measures will be taught and practiced.  Medical options will also be discussed.  This class does not include a tour of the Birthplace.  You will practice comfort measures on the floor, so please bring a blanket/mat and 2 pillows for your comfort. February 3 & 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Location:

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

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Date: Tue, 02-03-2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: $45.00
Registration: CLOSED
Available Spaces: 10 of 10

Preparing for Breastfeeding

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. 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:

North classrooms 2 C&D (north elevator to 2nd floor)
Crittenton Hospital
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Sat, 02-07-2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: $30.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 10 of 10

Birthplace Tour

Take a tour of the Birthplace 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.

Location:

North Entrance main lobby
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Thu, 02-19-2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 7 of 10

Birthplace Tour

Take a tour of the Birthplace 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.

Location:

North Entrance main lobby
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Thu, 02-19-2015
Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: Free
Registration: CLOSED
Available Spaces: 0 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.  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 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:

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

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Date: Sat, 02-21-2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: $85.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 7 of 10

Prenatal Yoga

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.  6-week session begins on date listed.  Register early! 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. Wear comfortable clothes. We also recommend to bring a pillow or blanket.

Location:

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

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Date: Mon, 02-23-2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Price: $90.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 16