2015 Childbirth Class Schedule
To register for classes, please call Tammy Chaffee, Director of Maternal Services, at (585) 596-2044 and leave a message she will get back to with the date of the class. You can also email her.
The classes available include:
Expectant mothers and their support person attend these classes together to prepare for the birth of their child. All aspects of pregnancy and childbirth are covered, including nutrition, exercise, body changes, labor, birth, pain management, Cesarean birth, and postpartum adjustment. Essential information about newborn care (nutrition and safety) is also included.
CHILDBIRTH CLASSES are held on Tuesdays, 6-8:30 pm in the Walchli Room
A five week series, the sessions start on: January 13, March 3, May 5, July 7, September 1, and November 3.
Breastfeeding is a learned skill. Preparation is essential. This one-evening class will prepare you to get off to the best possible breastfeeding start. Because the support of fathers, grandparents, and others is so important, they are warmly invited and encouraged to attend.
BREASTFEEDING BASICS is a one-day class held on the following Tuesdays, 6 to 8 PM in the Walchli Room:
February 17, April 7, June 9, August 11, October 6, and December 8
The Prenatal Care Assistance Program, (PCAP), covers all aspects of prenatal care throughout a woman's pregnancy and delivery. With an emphasis on regular and on-going prenatal care, patient education, prevention and wellness. PCAP is designed to help expectant mothers have a positive pregnancy and birth experience. The PCAP Office will be open on Mondays. For more information call (585) 596-4017.