OB Classes

Preparation for labor, delivery, newborn care, and beyond. Classes are provided free of charge. To register, call 563-927-7318.

Prepared Childbirth Class

Classes are held in Veterans Education Center - Level 3, unless otherwise noted.

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
PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

May 11 & 18, 2020 - CANCELLED
 * located in Sheppard Room

6-9PM
July 11, 2020 9AM-4PM

September 14 & 21, 2020
 * located in Sheppard Room

6-9PM
November 21, 2020 9AM-4PM



Breastfeeding Class

Classes are held in Sheppard Room - Level 1, unless otherwise noted.

You and your support person 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 CLASS
June 2, 2020 6:30-8:30PM
August 4, 2020 6:30-8:30PM
October 6, 2020 6:30-8:30PM
December 1, 2020 6:30-8:30PM



Sibling Class

Classes are held in Sheppard Room - Level 1, unless otherwise noted.

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
SIBLING CLASS
June 9, 2020 6:30-8PM
September 8, 2020 6:30-8PM
December 8, 2020 6:30-8PM


Prepared Childbirth Refresher

If you have children and attended past prenatal education classes but have questions, take an hour or two to speak with a nurse. Class 563-927-7318 to set up a time that works for you.

Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting

2nd Thursday & 4th Saturday from 10-11am | OB Waiting Room (Level 1)