Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Series - Owensboro Health

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Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Series

Jul
11
Wed
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25
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Jul 11-25, 2018
Wednesdays
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY

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Owensboro, KY
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Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY
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Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY
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Registration Details

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Fees & Payment

Free

Description

Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Series


Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Classes are held one evening a week for 3 weeks. These classes are usually offered on Wednesday from 6:00-8:30

When you register, whoever you list as a birthing partner on the registration form will automatically be registered for the class or tour you register for.


PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES 1-3:

This 3-night class series is designed to take around 7 months of pregnancy and includes:

Class 1: Preparing for Labor

Labor pain and pain theories

Pregnancy warning signs

Last trimester of pregnancy

Signs of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Signs of Preterm labor

Signs of Pre-Labor

Onset of Labor and 1st Stage of Labor

Packing your bag

When to go to the Hospital

Tour of OB ED

Breathing and Relaxation

 

Class 2: Labor & Birth Choices

Active Labor through Birth

Medical procedures during Active Labor through birth

Medical Pain relief

Epidural/Spinal Anesthesia

Labor and pushing positions for birth

Tour of Labor unit

Comfort techniques

Tips for partners

 

Class 3: Beyond Labor

Cesarean birth

Labor rehearsal exercise & wrap up

Tour of Mother/Baby unit

Post-Partum physical & lifetime changes

Warning signs for post-partum


The Baby Care & Safety Class and the Breastfeeding Class information are NOT covered on Wednesdays. Those classes are offered on separate Thursday nights. Hands-on Comfort Workshop for hands-on practice of breathing, relaxation and comfort techniques also available. 

Tour of Maternity Services included through out 3 class series. May register for a separate tour if want to tour with other family/labor support people not attending childbirth classes.  

Recommended for Mom & partner due in September: July Prepared Childbirth Class Series.   July or August Breastfeeding class and Baby Care & Safety class.

Also recommended for Mom & partner due in September are  the   February or March Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and  March or May Nutrition & Exercise classes.

Instructor(s)

Contact

Prenatal Education Registration Line at 270-417-5303 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 3 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, July 11 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Cathy Wimsatt, RN, BSN, CCE
2. Wed, July 18 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Cathy Wimsatt, RN, BSN, CCE
3. Wed, July 25 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Cathy Wimsatt, RN, BSN, CCE

Location Details

  • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
    1201 Pleasant Valley Road
    Owensboro, KY 42303
    Main: 270-417-2000
    Alternate: 855-417-8555

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