Free Childbirth Education Classes

All classes are held at:
St. Francis Memorial Hospital
Francis Room on second floor
430 North Monitor St.

Morning Classes 10am -12Noom
Afternoon  Classes from 1pm to 6pm
Evening Classes from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Infant Care

Saturday Mornings:

2016- January 16th, March 19th, May 21st, July 23rd, September 17th, November 19th

This one morning class helps prepare you to care for your newborn baby. This is especially helpful for first-time parents, but is a good review for all parents. We suggest taking the class before your baby is born. This Saturday morning class includes:

  • Feeding your baby
  • Bathing
  • Jaundice
  • Circumcision
  • Cord Care
  • Car Seat Safety
  • Immunizations

Prepared Childbirth

Saturday Afternoons:

2016- January 16th, March 19th, May 21st, July 23rd, September 17th, November 19th

This session will help you prepare for your labor and delivery in a more knowledgeable and relaxed manner. This Saturday afternoon session will include:

  • Signs of Labor
  • Stages of Labor
  • Birthing Room/Nursery Tour
  • Cesarean Birth
  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • Comfort measures to use in labor
  • Medications, Epidurals

* Please bring pillows and wear comfortable clothing to class.

Breastfeeding:

Monday Evenings:

2016- January 25th, March 28th, May 23rd, July 25th, September 26th, November 28th

This Monday Evening class will offer you the knowledge and support to breast feed your baby:

  • The “why to”
  • The “how to”
  • Latch on
  • Breastmilk production
  • Engorgement
  • Breastfeeding and work
  • Breast pumps
  • Collection and storage

Cesarean Birth

Scheduled C-Birth deliveries are asked to attend admission/teaching sessions prior to your procedure. An OB nurse will call you to set up at your convenience.

  • Pre-Op Procedures
  • Anesthesia, Medications
  • Post-Op Recovery

Refresher Class

The Refresher Class is designed for expectant parents who have previously taken the Prepared Childbirth Class. Offered by request only — please call to schedule. This class reviews:

  • Labor & Delivery
  • Relaxation & Breathing Techniques

* Please bring pillows and wear comfortable clothing to class.

Take Control of Diabetes for Life

4pm and 7pm

March 14th, June 13th, November 14th
Co-Sponsored with the University of Nebraska Cuming County Extension.

Call 402-372-6006 for more information.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

(American Heart Association)
Classes are held on March, July, and November from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Pre-registration Required. Call 402-372-4020 OR 402-372-2404.
Cost is $40.00 plus the appropriate book needs to be purchased.
The book can be purchased at the hospital emergency room registration desk. The book needs to be purchased before the course.

First Aid with CPR (American Heart Association)

Classes are held on January, May and September from 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Pre-registration Required. Call 402-372-4020 OR 402-372-2404.
The cost of the course is $45.00 plus the appropriate book needs to be purchased.
The book can be purchased at the Emergency Room desk during normal working hours.

 

 

 

 

Contact

Administrative Office
430 N Monitor
West Point, NE 68788
Phone: (402) 372-2404
Fax: (402) 372-2360

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