Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Announces June Childbirth Class Schedule

Slidell, LA – May 3, 2011 – Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore's Labor and Delivery unit has released the June class schedule.

Breastfeeding Basics
If you are planning to breastfeed or want to see if breastfeeding is right for you, this course covers the basics. Dads are invited.
Wednesday, June 1st 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday, June 13th 
8:30 am – 10:30 am


Another Time Around
Are you having another baby? This is a refresher class for moms and coaches on how to use breathing patterns and comfort measures.

Monday, June 6th 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Infant Care
Support and education for first-time parents. Learn about newborn characteristics, feeding, diapers, baths and more.
Monday, June 27th 
9:00 am – 11:00 am OR 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Infant Safety and CPR
We will discuss child-proofing, safety, infant choking and CPR.
Monday, June 6th 
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday, June 29th 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Prepared Childbirth Series
Sign up for one or all four. 
Third Trimester: Nutrition and Exercise
Monday, June 13th 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stages of Labor: What is Happening and Why
Wednesday, June 8th 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Relaxation and Breathing Plus Pain Relief Options
Monday, June 20th 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Post Partum: What Happens After Birth
Wednesday, June 15th 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sibling Class
Help big brothers and sisters (3 to 12 years of age) prepare for the new arrival.
Saturday, June 11th 
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breastfeeding Support Group
Expectant mothers, mothers with babies or toddlers join us for support, enrichment and fun. Topics are rotated and the discussion varies based on the needs of those present. No dads, please.
Monday, June 13th 
10:30 am – 11:30 am

For more information or to register for classes, contact Laurie Casadaban, RNC, CCE or Lena Joyce, RN, MSN, IBCLE, LCCE at 985-646-5821.

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