Franklin Woods Community Hospital

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Childbirth Class Series
(1st Three Classes: 3rd Trimester, Labor, pain Management Delivery
4th Class - Infant Care)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

1st Tuesday - 4 consecutive Tuesday nights
(every month)

Cost: $20

This is a 4 week series class that will discuss such topics as Third Trimester of Pregnancy, The Labor Process, Birth, Breathing and Relaxation Techniques, Pain Management and Post Partum and Infant Care Basics. This class spans four weeks, giving participants more time in the class setting to ask questions and learn at a slower pace.

Participants should bring 2 pillows and a blanket/mat to 1st night of class.

Register for the class by the 28th week - take class between 30-32 weeks.

Refresher Class
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

1st Monday, every other month
Cost: $10

This class is for moms & dads who have had a childbirth class before & need a 'refresher' class on the birth experience.

Register for this class by the 30th week

Sibling Class
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
**3-9 year olds**

2nd Monday, every other month
Cost: $10

A Sibling class meets one time for an hour. The child watches a movie regarding becoming a Sibling. This movie discusses newborn activities including crying, eating, and sleeping. The feelings of the older Sibling are discussed and encourage the child to tell an adult if they feel sad or left out due to the new baby. This class explores many aspects of becoming a Sibling in a fun and Silly way. There is also a tour of a birthing room so the child can see where mom will be.

Begin class when mom is past 30 weeks

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

3rd Monday of EVERY month
Cost: $10

Breastfeeding Basics class meets one time for two hours. The class is designed to help new moms understand how to begin breastfeeding, how breast milk is produced, all topics to assist new moms in getting started the 'right way'! The goal is to provide moms and support people with information to be successful in breastfeeding their newborn

Class should be taken 32-38 weeks

Heartsaver & First Aid
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

4th Monday night of EVERY month
Cost: $10

** Cannot accept Cash, must pay by Check - Made out to Mountain States Health Alliance**
Taught by American Heart Instructors

Heart saver & First Aid Class is two in one! In the first hour of class, American Heart Instructors teach the participants how to administer CPR to a newborn. Mannequins are used.

The second hour of the class discusses First Aid.


All Classes are scheduled in Family Birth Center Conference Room
Cash or Check accepted for payment night of class  **EXCEPT  Heartsaver – check only paid day of class

**Inclement Weather Policy**  If the schools close or are closed in the county where the class is being held – classes will be cancelled.  Marathon Classes – the instructor will notify participants by 7am morning of class if class will be cancelled.  If a participant feels their roads are too dangerous, please do not attempt to drive to class.