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Baby Care Class

$25

with Sandra Bacon, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Oct 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Baby Care Class

$25

with Erin Voisine, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Baby Care Class

$25

with Angela Bonnell, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Dec 19, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Our two-hour class in baby care helps parents gain a better understanding of their newborns. Topics include buying for your baby, newborn characteristics and development, infant crying patterns, SIDS prevention and car seat safety. Hands-on practice in newborn bathing, diapering, and car seat use are included.  Please bring the car seat you will use to bring your baby home.

*This class is free when you take our Prepared Childbirth Series or Weekend Workshop.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Breastfeeding Basics

$5

with Chelsea Lavigne, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 6 pm

This two-hour class for expectant parents offers information about the advantages of breastfeeding and how to get started. Other topics include milk production, physical and emotional responses to breastfeeding, nutrition, breast pumps, expressing and storing milk, and tips for lactating working mothers.

We encourage anyone who is considering breastfeeding to attend this class.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Breathing & Relaxation Techniques for Childbirth

$25

with Kitty Jamison, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This 90-minute class focuses on comfort measures, breathing techniques, visualization, imagery, massage and positions for labor.

*This class is free when you take your Prepared Childbirth Series but you must sign up for it separately.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Prepared Childbirth Series

$49

with Kitty Jamison, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Our two-class program includes information on labor and birth, hospital procedures, medication, anesthesia, partner's role and cesarean birth.

*Baby Care Class and Breathing and Relaxation Techniques for Childbirth are included with the series but you must sign up for it separately.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Prepared Childbirth Weekend Workshop

$49

with Lisa Hopkins, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Dec 8, 2018 at 9 am

This seven-hour program is strictly a labor/birth class focusing on the phases and stages of labor, comfort measures, medical interventions, cesarean birth, massage, relaxation and breathing techniques for labor.

*Baby Care Class is included with the workshop but you must sign up for it separately.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).

Sibling Class

$5

with Nena Cunningham, MaineGeneral Maternal & Child Ed

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The arrival of a new baby is a happy but confusing event for older brothers and sisters. This delightful one-hour session lets children ages two through nine become familiar with the Maternity Unit and what it's like to have a new baby in the home. A film and diapering practice are included.

To learn more, please call 1-855-4MGH-INFO (1-855-464-4463).





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