Weekend Childbirth Class
Location: Building D - 939 Oak Street SE
Room: CHEC Classroom #1
Nov 9-10, 2012
Meets 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
on Fri Sat
Level: Open to anyone
Status: This program is completed
These interactive classes will help prepare you and your support person(s) for the labor and birth process. You will also learn how to take care of yourself and your new baby after the birth. Topics include: breathing and relaxation techniques, stages of labor and the birth process, cesarean birth preparation and mother care after delivery, comfort measures and pain management options, newborns and how to care for your new baby, feeding your baby, parenting skills, and role of the support person. Plan to finish your class at least three weeks before your due date.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The weekend class meets from 6-9pm on Friday and then comes back the next morning and meets from 8:30am to 5pm on Saturday.
The cost for the class of $70.00 includes you and your main support person. Scholarships are available for moms on Oregon Health Plan and/or the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. Call (503)814-2432 for more information.
Instructor -- CHEC Staff
The Community Health Education Center (CHEC) informs and empowers patients, families, community members and hospital staff by providing accurate health information and connecting them to appropriate hospital and community services and programs.
The Salem Hospital Foundation raised 4.1 million to create the Community Health Education Center (CHEC). Over 1,200 Foundation partners, neighbors and friends made gifts that helped turn the dream of the CHEC into a reality.
- Wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows to class.