Childbirth Education

Bonner General Health offers Childbirth Education classes to help parents-to-be learn what to expect both during and after pregnancy.

All classes are held in Suite 101 of the BGH Health Services Building located at 423 N. Third Avenue, in downtown Sandpoint.

Classes are free and no registration is required, refreshments will be served.

For more information please contact Joann at 208-265-7484 .

Classes held in a four part series, topics and dates are below.


 

 

 

 

 

Class Topics

Week 1 ~ Labor & Delivery

  • What to expect
  • Coaching
  • Birthing plans
  • Medication options

Speaker – Joann Filce RN, Maternity Dept. Manager & Labor Nurse

 

Week 2 ~ Breast Feeding Techniques & Tour of BGH Family-Centered Maternity Unit

  • What happens in the hospital
  • Breast feeding and lactation

Speaker – Angie Shadel RN, Certified Lactation Consultant

 

Week 3 ~ Newborn Care & Post Partum Mom

  • Newborn care & safety
  • Car seat information
  • Things to expect after you go home
  • Developmental expectations

Speakers – An Obstetrician from Bonner General Health & a local Pediatrician

 

Week 4 ~ Guest Speaker

Every 4th week a guest speaker will present information related to pregnancy, delivery, post-partum topics, and newborn care.

 

Upcoming Classes
August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd
October 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th

All classes are on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm