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 are held in a four-part series, topics and dates are below.
Week 1 ~ Labor & Delivery
- What to expect
- 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
- Breastfeeding 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 ~ Protecting your Back & Pelvic Muscles Through Pregnancy, Delivery, and Beyond
Information on how to strengthen and protect your back and pelvic muscles through pregnancy, labor, delivery and beyond.
Speaker - Laurie Myers, MSPT, Performance Therapy Services
October 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd
December 3rd, 10th, & 17th (no 4th week in December)
February 4th, 11th, 18th &25th
April 7th, 14th, 21st &28th
June 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd
All classes are on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.