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Mercy Hospital of Folsom Childbirth Education Class


Location
: (In person at)
Mercy Hospital of Folsom
1580 Creekside Drive
Classroom # 1
Folsom, CA 95630

Cost: Free

Dates

  • Class 1 of 2 - February 10, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Class 2 of 2 - February 17, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Mercy Hospital of Folsom’s childbirth education course helps you prepare both your mind and body for labor, delivery and postpartum. We use evidence based information to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the labor and birth process. We will help you navigate the birth process and we will practice coping techniques and provide your partners with tips on how to best support you through the labor process.

The class will cover:

  • What to expect from labor
  • Stages and phases of labor 
  • Labor comfort measures and techniques
  • Pain relief options
  • Medical procedures and decision making
  • Vaginal delivery and the birth process 
  • Cesarean birth, planned and unplanned 
  • Newborns post birth: appearance, procedures, feedings and safe sleep 
  • Understanding your postpartum: physical & emotional changes
  • End of pregnancy
  • After birth care for mom
  • Immediate newborn care 
  • Breastfeeding basics 
  • Hospital routines for both mom and baby

To register, call 916-983-7440.