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Prenatal Care & Childbirth

AWHONN POEP Course Modules 6 & 11-- C-section, PACU, Postpartum -- June 3, 2020

Free

with Nicole Goldberg, MSN, RN, CNM, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 3, 2020 at 9 am

 

Module 6 – Cesarean Birth and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

 

  • Nursing care provided for a cesarean birth in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases.
  • A systematic review of post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) standards and maternal postoperative assessment, potential complications and nursing care recommendations.
  •  PACU Discharge recovery Scoring Tool
  • Potential complications in the immediate post anesthesia care recovery period after cesarean birth.

Module 11 Postpartum Assessment and Nursing Care

   

  • Normal physiologic and psychological changes that occur after birth.
  • Normal from abnormal postpartum emotional changes.
  • Causes  symptoms, and management of potential postpartum complications.
  • Expanded content on patient discharge education and POST-BIRTH Discharge Education tool with an emphasis on improving maternal safety.
  • Expanded content on postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) including QBL from the PPH Project.

  

 

Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Carol Welsh
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Infant CPR for Parents, Grandparents and Older Siblings with Carol Welsh

$10

with Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Jun 6, 2020 at 8:30 am
3 additional sessions

Please call 744-6151 to confirm whether or not this event is still happening due to social distancing from the conornavirus pandemic before signing up.

 

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO IF YOUR INFANT CHOKED OR STOPPED BREATHING?

WELL, WOULD YOU???

If you can't immediately answer yes with confidence then sign up for this class.

Learn the skills for CPR and choking rescue on an infant up to the age of one year. This is a hands-on experience with manikins where you'll gain confidence through practice while having some fun as well.

Class is only 90 minutes and the cost minimal for a valuable life-long tool.

Price is per person so bring your family, friends and even your neighbors. You never know when you might need these skills.

Safe Travels ~ Car Seat Class

Free

with Alicia Provost, SMHC Birthing Suite

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 9, 2020 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Dec 10, 2020

Car seat safety has changed a lot over the years. Do you know the safest way to buckle your baby up?

This class helps inform parents, grandparents and other caregivers of the importance of proper child restraint use (car seats) for their infant. You will learn:

  • Evidance-based information
  • Do's and Dont's of car seat safety
  • Proper installation of infant seat & base

Please bring your infant seat, base and owner's manuals for both the seat & your vehicle (if possible). A variety of car seats will be present for demonstration purposes as well.

Breastfeeding Social with Jaime Johnson
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Breastfeeding Social with Jaime Johnson

Free

with Jaime Johnson, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Jun 16, 2020 at 4:30 pm
6 additional sessions

Please call 744-6151 to see if the class will be meeting due to social distancing from the coronavirus pandemic before signing up.

Would you like to meet other women who are pregnant or new moms just like you? 

Want or willing to breastfeed but unsure if you'll be able to? 

Do you worry about making enough milk or how to handle pumping when you go back to work?

What about other questions concerns/issues on feeding your baby?  Etc., etc., etc..

Then come to Stephens Memorial's Breastfeeding Social to learn and share.

We meet the third Tuesday of the month in the Ripley Building third floor centering room. 

Topics for discussion are led by all of you while our Lactation Consultant, Jaime, will be there to answer questions and provide expertise. Snacks are provided.  Fathers and other family members are welcome as well, and feel free to bring your little one if you've already delivered.

We do ask that you sign up even though there is no fee, so come learn  and have fun with us.

Celebrating Birth ~ Childbirth Preparation

$100

with Rachel Murer, SMHC Birthing Suite

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 20, 2020 at 9 am
4 additional sessions through Nov 21, 2020

Being prepared for childbirth can ease your mind and make your birth experience what you hope it will be. This class will give you the information, resources and skills to prepare you for the birth of your baby.

This class will cover:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the birth process
  • Stages of labor
  • Pain management & control options
  • Positions to labor in
  • Breathing 
  • Positive thinking
  • A tour of the Birthing Suite

Expecting mother/couple should be in their last trimester. Class fee is per couple. When checking out, please don't add your support person as an additional attendee, only enter their name when asked.

 

Preparing for Birth -1 day class
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Preparing for Birth -1 day class

$35

with Lauren Mason or Megan Boucher, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Jun 20, 2020 at 9 am
3 additional sessions

Please call 744-6151 to confirm this event is still happening due to social distancing from the coronavirus pandemic before signing up.

 

Are you excited about being pregnant and becoming a parent but also a little bit nervous?

Feel like you may not have control over what happens during labor? Wish for a perfect delivery?

Not sure how your husband/partner can help you through this process called labor?

Just want to be prepared!

Why not join a group of expectant parents as they have fun learning about the labor and delivery experience at Stephens Memorial Hospital’s Preparing for Birth Class.  Expectant moms will explore how to relax and allow themselves to flow with their labor through breathing and relaxation techniques. Their coach will learn how they can assist mom through the process of labor and share in the joy of birth. Information on making a birth plan, comfort measures, stages of labor, and cesarean delivery are all explored.  A question and answer session is always part of the class.   

Big Brother/Big Sister Class

$5

with Tammy Ames, SMHC Birthing Suite

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 23, 2020 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Dec 1, 2020

Big Brothers or Big Sisters can have an opportunity for special time with Mom or Dad before their new baby arrives. This class includes:

  • Role play with their own special doll/stuffed animal you bring from home
  • Watch a movie about being a big sibling
  • Have story time 
  • Take a "field trip" to the Birthing Suite to see where Mom will be once the new baby arrives

This class will last exactly ONE hour. Recommended for Children ages 3 to 7. Mom should be in her last trimester. Class FEE is per family. When checking out, please do not add your children as attendees.

Preparing for Birth - 3 week series
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Preparing for Birth - 3 week series

$35

with Lauren Mason or Megan Boucher, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next session starts Jul 9, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session

Please call 744-6151 to confirm this event is still happening due to social distancing from the coronavirus pandemic before signing up.

Join a group of expectant parents as they have fun learning about the labor and delivery experience at Stephens Memorial Hospital’s Preparing for Birth Class.  Expectant moms will explore how to relax and allow themselves to flow with their labor through breathing and relaxation techniques. Their coach will learn how they can assist mom through the process of labor and share in the joy of birth. Information on making a birth plan, comfort measures, stages of labor, and cesarean delivery are all explored.  A question and answer session is always part of the class.   





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