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Educational Class Offerings

Various classes are offered to expecting mothers, families and new infants. To register for any of the classes below, call childbirth education at (740) 687-8218.

Maternity Suite Open House

  • View our Maternity Unit
  • Register for Maternity classes

Childbirth Education Series Weekly $90, Weekend $90, Refresher $35
Online Option $90 (Call 740-687-8218 for registration information)

  • Signs of labor
  • Stages of labor and birth
  • Pain control options
  • Birth plans
  • Hospital procedures
  • When to come to the hospital
  • What to bring to the hospital
  • View birth movies
  • Practice breathing and relaxation exercises
  • Unexpected outcomes
  • View cesarean birth movie
  • Take care of pre-admission paperwork
  • Tour the maternity unit
  • The newborn care class is included with your childbirth series

Breastfeeding $25

  • History of breastfeeding
  • Benefits for mom and baby
  • Getting started
  • Proper positioning and latch on
  • What to expect
  • What’s normal
  • Signs and symptoms of adequate intake
  • Common problems and solutions
  • Where to go for help

Grandparenting Free

  • Changes in childbirth
  • New ideas in child rearing
  • Grandparenting roles
  • Safety proofing your home
  • Basic baby care information
  • Tour the maternity unit

Newborn Care $40

  • This is part of Childbirth Class
  • What a newborn looks like
  • Bathing
  • Feeding options and preparation
  • Dressing
  • Diapering
  • What kind of products to use
  • Crying, what's it all about
  • Sleeping patterns
  • Signs/symptoms of illness
  • How to take a temperature
  • Using a bulb syringe
  • Pacifiers

Cesarean Birth $25

  • Preoperative procedures
  • Anesthesia options
  • Delivery room procedures
  • Postoperative care
  • Going home prepared
  • View a cesarean birth movie
  • Tour the maternity unit

Infant Child CPR $35 per person

  • What does CPR stand for
  • Learn to perform: Infant choking, Infant CPR, Child choking, Child CPR

Getting to Know Your New Sibling $15 per family

  • Ask about our special class for siblings attending the labor and birth
  • Learn roles of big brother/sister
  • Importance of hand washing
  • How to handle the newborn
  • Becoming involved with baby care tasks
  • Tour maternity unit and nursery
  • Participate in fun activities

Infant Massage $20

  • Bring your infant to class with you
  • Learn about various massage techniques
  • Learn ways to reduce infant colic

Prenatal and Postpartum Smoking Cessation Classes Free If you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant or recently have given birth, you know how important it is to have a smoke- free environment. Fairfield Medical Center has created a class to help you quit smoking. Give us a call to take the first step toward a healthier life for you and your baby. Please call (740) 687-8007 to schedule these classes.

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