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Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Series

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Dec
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Wed
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Dec 2-16, 2020
Wednesdays
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY

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Prepared Childbirth Wednesday Series is also offered...

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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY
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Wednesdays
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY
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10
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24
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Wednesdays
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Owensboro, KY
Registration Open

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

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

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.

This live virtual class will be taught with an instructor via WebEx until we are able to resume in-person classes. A virtual tour is offered via WebEx during the class. All registrants who sign up for this class will receive more information via email. 


PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES 1-3:

This 3-night class series is designed to take around 6 or 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 Maternity Services

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

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 throughout 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 between 28-36 weeks of pregnancy. Other classes recommended during this time are the Breastfeeding Class and the Baby Care Safety Class.  The Hands-on Comfort Workshop is also recommended to take after the Prepared Childbirth Class Series or Prepared Childbirth Express Class Series or Refresher Childbirth Class.

Other classes recommended are the early pregnancy classes: Welcome to Pregnancy Open House and the Pregnancy Nutrition and Exercise classes that are usually taken anytime from the discovery of pregnancy to 20 weeks.

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, December 02 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Heather Trulen, BSN, RN, CCE
2. Wed, December 09 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Heather Trulen, BSN, RN, CCE
3. Wed, December 16 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Heather Trulen, BSN, RN, 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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