At Community Hospital’s Health Education Center, we are committed to helping all prospective mothers and new mothers to be as prepared as possible for their little bundle of joy.
Having a baby is an exciting time, with many important decisions and preparations to be made. To help all parents feel confident, we offer a nurturing environment with an experienced and caring staff available to help prepare and educate you on what to expect.
We also understand the importance of family-centered education. That’s why it’s an integral part of the quality and compassionate health care we deliver.
For prospective parents we offer:
Maternity Tea & Tour
This program includes a tour of the labor and delivery and postpartum units, as well as an opportunity to hear from hospital staff during a complementary dinner.
This class helps in the physical and psychological preparation for childbirth that addresses Lamaze techniques, breast-feeding and newborn topics.
This class includes information surrounding the reasons for C-sections, common preoperative procedures, routines in surgery, medications used, postoperative care and a video about Cesarean deliveries.
Specially for those who have previously attended our Prepared Childbirth class.
For new parents we offer:
Breast-feeding & Newborns
For mothers considering breast-feeding, this class discusses the advantages of breast-feeding, anatomy of the breast and how breast milk is produced. It also covers proper positioning of the infant while nursing, challenges and common concerns. The newborn portion helps you practice diapering, bathing and dressing your little bundle of joy.
Infant & Child CPR
Learn how to properly administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation to an infant or child in an emergency.
For more information on any of the above classes, please visit Classes & Events or call the Health Education Center at 909.806.1816.
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