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Odessa Regional Medical Center

515 Adams Avenue

Odessa, TX 79761

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New Baby Care Class

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Important Notice:

Due to COVID-19, specific restrictions and preventative measures have been placed to safely resume our in-person classes:

  • Classes will take place in the East Campus Auditorium, away from all clinical areas of the hospital.
  • Attendance will be limited to 10 registrants per class (attendees may bring a plus one) to allow for proper social distancing.
  • Face masks must be worn during all times of the class

If you have a fever or feel ill, please do not attend courses. For paid classes, refunds will be given to those that suspect they are COVID-19 positive or have recently been exposed to a COVID-19 positive patient prior to the course starting.

New Baby Care Class

This class provides information for expectant or new parents on basic infant care and helps increase parents’ knowledge and self-confidence as they prepare for the addition of a new member to their family.

Class discussion includes: Newborn characteristics - Emotional bonding and attachment - Health and nutrition - Sleep and awake patterns - Calming a fussy baby - Colic - Care of the umbilical stump and circumcision - Illnesses, immunizations, and doctor visits - Infant safety at home and when traveling - Picking up, holding, and carrying your baby - Dressing - Swaddling - Diapering (using both cloth and disposable diapers) - Feeding and burping - Different techniques for taking your baby's temperature - Bathing and washing hair.

Attendees must register online to secure their spot. There is no charge for this class.

Please Note: There is room for you and one additional person to attend class.

For more information, please call 432-582-8000.

Location: This class is located in the East Campus Auditorium (located near the corner of 5th and Adams Street). Due to visitor restrictions, the only available entrance point is through the ER main entrance (Between Muskingum & Adams). Please enter through the main ER entrance where you will be quickly screened and directed to the main lobby. You will pass the cafeteria, continue down the hallway and the auditorium will be in the double doors at the very end of the hallway.

Parking: Please do not park in the designated ER patient parking. Visitor parking is available to the South of hospital or to the East. These lots are clearly labeled with ORMC Parking signs. Do not park on private parking lots of other physician offices, proper signage is posted and they could tow your vehicle.

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Odessa Regional Medical Center

515 Adams Avenue

Odessa, TX 79761

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