Prenatal and parent classes at Garden Park Medical Center are taught by Registered Nurses with extensive experience in caring for expectant Moms.
Registration for all classes is free for those pre-registered to deliver at Garden Park Medical Center. Registration for each expectant mother includes one guest.
Classes are held on the Third Saturday of each month, at the following times
- Preparing for Childbirth Class: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Breastfeeding Class: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Baby Basics Class: 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
- Baby Safety/Infant CPR: 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
Preparing for Childbirth Class
The focus of this class is on the first-time Mom. Topics include labor, delivery, comfort measures, partner's role and a tour of the labor and delivery rooms.
This class gives expectant parents an overview of breastfeeding. The class covers many topics such as nursing the baby for the first time, latch-on techniques, anatomy/physiology and prevention of breastfeeding problems.
Baby Basics Class
This class prepares parents for baby's arrival. The class focuses on nursery admission procedures, baby's physical needs, bathing, diapering, dressing, feeding and preparing the home for baby.