New Parent Education

Breastfeeding Course
This course teaches techniques to assist expectant mothers and fathers with skills needed to make breastfeeding easier. Basic anatomy and physiology of the breast, positions for mother and baby while breastfeeding, getting started, and milk supply and demand are all discussed.

Date

Time

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Prepared Childbirth Course
This course prepares parents-to-be for the arrival of the baby by teaching them the physical process and stages of labor, comfort measures, body mechanics, pain management, breathing and relaxation techniques.  A tour of Labor & Delivery will be held at the end of class.  Please select a childbirth course that ends approximately 4 weeks before your baby is due. Wear comfortable clothing and bring 2 pillows for floor exercises.

Date

Time

Saturday, December 3, 2016

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, January 21, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, February 25, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, March 25, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Newborn Care
This course teaches techniques to assist a mother and one additional caregiver with skills needed to make infant care easier. Feeding patterns, comfort strategies, homes safety, diapering and more are discussed in this informative course.

Date

Time

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Infant CPR
This American Heart Association course is designed for family members and friends who care for infants and want to learn basic infant CPR and choking rescue. This course is not to be taken if course completion card is required. If the 6:00 pm course is full, you may be placed in the 7:00 pm course. Please call for availability.

Date

Time(s)

Monday, December 12, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pre-registration is required. Registration can be completed online. If you have questions about these classes, call Healthy Communities at 979-731-1231.

Course Location:
CHI St. Joseph Health Medical Office Building in Bryan
2700 East 29th Street, Suite #140 Classroom

(Adjacent to the Parking Garage)