OB Classes & Support

Pregnancy Classes in Manchester

Preparation for labor, delivery, newborn care and beyond. Classes are provided free of charge. Questions? Call us at 563-927-7318.

Prepared Childbirth Class

You and your support person will learn:

  • Support person’s vital role
  • Breathing, relaxation, and pain management techniques
  • Medication options
  • Labor variations, i.e. C-section, back labor, induction
  • Coping with possible complications
  • Infant safety
  • Car seat safety

Sibling Class

Your children (ages 3-10), you, and your support person will learn:

  • What to expect after the new baby arrives
  • Where mom and baby will stay while in the hospital (you can tour the OB)
  • What to expect when visiting the hospital
  • Newborn safety tips

Prepared Childbirth Refresher

If you have children and attended past RMC OB educational classes but have questions, set-up a time to speak with a nurse. Call 563-927-7318 to find a time that works for you.

Breastfeeding Class

You will learn:

  • How to get started breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding advantages
  • How to avoid breastfeeding problems
  • How to find breastfeeding support
  • Tips about returning to work

Breastfeeding Support Group

No registration required. Classes are held the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 9-10AM.