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This is a comprehensive class that is designed to prepare you and your support person for labor, childbirth, and early parenting. We'll cover: •Your wellness •The labor experience •A tour of the maternal child units •Relaxation techniques, including massage, music therapy, and visualization exercises •Breathing techniques •Videos of both vaginal and cesarean deliveries •Positions for labor •Pain medication/anesthesia options •Preparation for cesarean birth •Your care postpartum •Care for your baby including breastfeeding, formula feeding and early parenting •Car seat safety and home safety information •CPR for infants including foreign body airway obstruction
100% payment is due at time of registration.
Registration is required. Please note that if there are less than 4 people enrolled in the class, the class may be cancelled. You will be notified before the class if this occurs. Please plan on arriving to class 10-15 minutes early to sign in. Wear comfortable clothes, bring 2 regular size bed pillows.
Please dress comfortably and bring 2 full sized bed pillows. Bring your spouse, partner, or other support person who will be with you during your labor and delivery. This class is held at St. Lukes Magic Valley. You will come in through the main entrance and take the set of elevators next to the Gift Shop to the lower level. As you get off the elevator, you will turn left and walk down towards the Food Court. As you approach the Food Court, you will see a door on your right that says "Oak 2" where you will enter the room for your class. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early the first night of class.
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You take care of others, so take care of yourself. Let us be your partner in health, whether you're recovering from an injury, checking in for your annual exam, or enjoying an online class.
Because when you take care of yourself, everyone around you benefits.