Description: During the Childbirth Education Classes experienced hospital staff members educate expectant mothers and their coaches about the delivery process. The primary goal is to help expectant families enjoy a rewarding, positive birthing experience. Attendance during the fifth to eighth months of pregnancy is recommended. Topics include:
• Physical and emotional changes in pregnancy
• Labor and delivery process, including relaxation techniques such as breathing and positioning
• Tour of the Obstetrics unit
• Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
• Cesarean “C” section
• Postpartum care
• Infant care
Classes run four consecutive Thursdays from 7 to 9:00 p.m. in Lakes Regional Healthcare's Education Center in the Big Spirit Room. There will be no class on Thanksgiving.
Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. Payment may be received by credit card, or a check can be mailed in advance to:
Lakes Regional Healthcare
Highway 71 South; PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360
Registration is required by clicking on the link below or by calling 712-336-8700 extension 2622 anytime. If you must cancel a reservation, please do so 24 hours in advance of class to receive a refund.