Occurs Tuesdays starting Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. through Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Childbirth classes prepare expectant parents for the physical and emotional aspects of the later stages of pregnancy, labor and birth. These classes are taken during the last trimester of pregnancy. Couples need to bring two bed pillows and a small blanket to class sessions. For additional information, visit www.lamaze.org.
- labor and birth process
- medication and anesthesia
- relaxation skills
- pushing techniques
- breathing techniques
- cesarean birth
- birthing options
Offered as a four-week series, two evening, one-day express class, e-learning class (online curriculum with one 3 hour group session) or private class.
Infant Care – Basics & Beyond
It is never too early to learn infant care. Infant Care: Infant care classes provide practical information for first-time parents. This class is usually taken during the second trimester of pregnancy. Topics include:
- choosing your baby’s doctor
- care and characteristics of a newborn
- cord and circumcision care
- bathing and dressing the baby
- signs and symptoms of newborn illnesses
- safety concerns
The Happiest Baby on the Block
Expectant and new parents can learn an extraordinary approach to keeping your baby happy. In our Happiest Baby class, new parents will learn step-by-step how to help their baby sleep better and how to soothe even the fussiest baby in minutes…even seconds. Taught by certified instructors, this class is based on the highly effective approach to babies pioneered by Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician and child development expert. Includes parent kit (a $40 retail value) – DVD and Soothing Sounds CD. For additional information, visit www.thehappiestbaby.com.
To register for the program(s) of your choice, please register by calling the University Hospitals MSC/Marketing Support at 216-844-4000.
NO REFUNDS. Can only be rescheduled once.
If inclement weather occurs, please call 216-844-4000 after 4 p.m. for information about cancellations.
With 24 hour notice before the scheduled class, partial refunds* are available for cancellation or class may be rescheduled once (no refunds). Classes may be cancelled or rescheduled to accommodate enrollment.
*Excluding CPR and Express Prepared Childbirth.