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.

Please contact Joann at 208-265-7484 for more information.

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 – Dr. Algoe, Dr. DeLand & Dr. Rose
Week 4 ~ Guest Speaker

Upcoming Classes

  • February 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
  • April 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
  • June 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

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