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AMMC Hosts Childbirth Preparation Class September 2014


Shay Willis June 27, 2014

AMMC sponsors a childbirth preparation class series that provides detailed information about late pregnancy, preparing for labor and birth, comfort measures, Lamaze techniques (relaxation and breathing), importance of early skin-to-skin contact, medications, anesthesia (including cesarean delivery), newborn characteristics and postpartum care while rooming in with your baby. A tour of labor and delivery and the mother/baby unit is included. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring two pillows and a blanket to class with you.


The September Saturday classes are set for September 20th and 27th from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, with a one-hour lunch, in the Professional Office Building at AMMC.

This two-week class is offered to anyone who is expecting. It is recommended to take the class when you are 5-8 weeks from your due date. Register early to ensure availability. If delivering at AMMC, the classes are free of charge. Otherwise, there is a small fee. Call the AMMC Education Department at 870-239-7016 for classroom location, pricing and to register. Registration is required for all classes.



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