Childbirth Education - July

Childbirth Education - July

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Join us for an immersive childbirth education class, taught by a seasoned labor & delivery nurse.

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We are offering a free virtual class through Zoom, led by one of our fabulous Labor & Delivery nurses at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Classroom Content:

  • Physical and emotion changes from conception to delivery
  • What to expect during your upcoming doctor appointments
  • Beta Strep testing
  • Proper diet and importance of controlling blood sugar if diagnosed with gestational diabetes
  • Testing done during the pregnancy to determine fetal well-being (non-stress testing, ultrasounds)
  • What happens when you go into labor on your own
  • What happens when we induce labor and reasons to induce labor
  • Medications and methods for induction
  • C-section deliveries: Scheduled, Emergent, Emergency
  • Medications we use for pain control
  • What happens at delivery and in the immediate post-delivery phase
  • Assigning Apgars, Vitamin K, Illiotycin (erythromycin), baby care, breast feeding, skin to skin
  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • Watch a video on two vaginal deliveries and one c-section
  • Breastfeeding tips from one of our lactation consultants
  • Opportunity for questions

If you are interested in attending, please register here. You will receive the Zoom link prior to class. We hope you will be available to join!

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