June 15, 2021
This interactive class will assist expectant mothers and their coaches to prepare for the birth of their child. Topics covered, but not limited to include, what to expect during your hospital stay, caring for your new baby, care of the mother before, during and after delivery, the need for increased communication between mother and coach, explaining the different pain control options, and nutrition options for your infant . The class is offered every other month beginning in January and meets Monday nights. The childbirth class meets the first three nights and the breastfeeding class meets the fourth night. The hours are from 6pm-8pm at Gibson Area Hospital. Due to COVID 19 restrictions-we will be doing Virtual Classes through Webex until further notice. There is no fee for mothers who will be delivering at G.A.H. The cost for mothers not delivering at G.A.H is $50.00. The class in instructed by a Certified Childbirth Educator. For more information contact the OB department at 217-784-2510.