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Published on April 01, 2009

Childbirth Education Classes at Crozer-Keystone Health System

CROZER-CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER

For more information on childbirth education classes at Crozer, call (610) 447-2084. To register for any class below, call (610) 328-8910. Registration by the third month of pregnancy is recommended.

Childbirth Preparation Classes

Prepared childbirth classes cover non-medicated methods of pain relief as well as medications, anesthesia and other medical procedures. All classes are held at the Davis House on the Crozer main campus in Upland, Pa.

Wednesdays, four weeks and free Newborn Class

7:30–9:30 p.m.

April 29-May 20

June 10-July 1

Thursdays, four weeks and free Newborn Class

7:30–9:30 p.m.

April 23-May 14

June 4-June 25

Day varies: one day and free Newborn Class

All day class, 8:45 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

May 6

June 3

Refresher Classes, Wednesday

7–9:30 p.m.

June 9

Nurturing Your Newborn

Monday (free with Prepared Childbirth Series)

7:30–9:30 p.m.

May 11

June 15

Breastfeeding Class

Monday, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

April 27

May 18

June 29

Infant/Child CPR

Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

May 16

June 20

A Cesarean and VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) class can be scheduled as needed. Call (610) 447-2084 for more information.

DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

For more information on childbirth education classes at DCMH, call (610) 284-8892 or e-mail sharon.mcmanus@crozer.org or kathleen.macagnone@crozer.org. All classes listed below are held in Meeting Room A of the hospital except where noted.

DCMH Birth Package: Labor Day, Therapies for Labor and Baby Beginnings

More affordable as a package but may also be taken individually. Scheduling is flexible so that they may all be taken either in four evening sessions or two day/night sessions. We recommend that you complete the programs one month before your baby is expected.

Labor Day

This program teaches you everything you need to know about labor and delivery at DCMH, such as signs of labor, when to call your provider, pain medicine and epidurals, and much more. Please choose one session from the list below.

Sunday, 1–3:45 p.m.

May 3

Monday, 7–9:30 p.m.

May 11

June 22

Thursday, 7–9:30 p.m.

June 4

Saturday, 10 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

June 13

Labor Therapies/Labor Blitz

This program covers hands-on methods to reduce pain and stress during the labor process. It includes massage, music, breathing techniques and more. Please choose one session from the list below.

Sunday, 4:45–7:45 p.m.

May 3

Monday, 7–10 p.m.

April 27

May 18

June 29

Thursday, 7–10 p.m.

June 11

Saturday, 1:45–4:45 p.m.

June 13

Baby Beginnings

This program covers how to choose a pediatrician, making a feeding choice (breast or bottle), how to tell if baby is sick, how to soothe a fussy baby, and how to help baby sleep through the night. Please choose one session from the list below.

Sunday, 7–9:30 p.m.

April 26

May 17

June 28

Monday, 7–9:30 p.m.

June 15

Breastfeeding—(recommend Baby Beginnings as a prerequisite)

Tuesday, 7–9 p.m.

May 19

June 16

Baby and Me (sibling preparation class)

Tuesday or Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.   

May 6

Classes on the following topics can be scheduled as needed. Call (610) 284-8892 for more information: Financial; Second-Time Mom, First-Time Dad; Siblings at Birth; Teen Pregnancy; Second-Time Mom, First-Time Breastfeeding; Mom on Bed Rest.

Infant/Child CPR (classes are held in the Conference Center)

Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

May 16

June 20

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