Childbirth Preparation

For parents who want to learn about childbirth preparation.

Benton County

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Childbirth Preparation

This weekly five-session September course at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center helps expectant women and their partners prepare for upcoming labor and birth, as well as the first few weeks after birth.

Through discussion, DVD, PowerPoint and demonstration, expectant parents will learn:

  • How to gain confidence and deal with concerns about the upcoming labor and birth
  • How to achieve a good birthing experience
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • How the partner can support the pregnant and birthing mom
  • The role and benefits of a second labor companion during labor and delivery
  • Anatomy and physiology of labor and delivery
  • Some floor exercises to learn to strengthen your body in preparation for child birth
  • Comfort measures during labor and variations in labor
  • The procedure of Cesarean birth
  • Benefits and risks of medication and medical interventions during labor and childbirth
  • Evaluating options and communicating with your health care provider
  • Hospital facilities and procedures
  • Breastfeeding, care and bonding
  • Preparing for returning to work

Please call Family Connections/Pollywog 541-917-4884 to register.

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis
  • $75
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis
  • $75
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