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COVID-19 Update

For the protection of our patients, employees, and community, NCH has made the decision to cancel all in person prenatal education classes at this time. Please call 239-624-6224 if you have any questions. For all who have already registered for a class, we will be in touch with you to reschedule and look at alternative learning options. Thank you!

We know the birth of your baby is an important and memorable experience and this time may bring some uncertainty. We want to continue to make this experience a positive one while focusing on the comfort and safety of you and your baby. Please review our COVID-19 Birthplace Frequently Asked Questions & Answers by clicking here

Note that all dates and times shown are subject to change – Class size is limited in order to provide optimum instructor/student ratios. Registration for classes is suggested as early as possible - All classes are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.

You may reserve a place in any class by calling (239) 624-6224 or submitting the form below. You will be officially registered for class when you receive a confirmation email which may take up to 3 business days to receive.  Due to the limited class size and instructors required, please notify us by phone at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend.  Please call (239) 624-6224 to cancel.

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Please contact Wendy Ciresi, RN at 239-624-6216 to schedule your epidural consult.  Thank you!

No Cost

Prenatal classes are now being brought to you in the comfort of your own home!  This class is taught by NCH childbirth educators in a virtual classroom where you will share this experience with a small group of other expectant parents.  Following the instruction time there will be a 30 minute optional question and answer session where we will be able to address any concerns you have and you can chat with other new parents to be! 

In this 90 minute virtual class you will learn about the basics of pregnancy, physical changes, stages of labor and coping techniques for both medicated and un-medicated labors.  You will also learn about the benefits and risks of medical interventions including medications, epidural anesthesia, reasons for unplanned cesarean deliveries and more.

Free
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Full Class
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10:00am to 11:30am

There are no classes available at this time.

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NOW OFFERED VIRTUALLY. This program addresses the many benefits of breastfeeding. Topics include: proper latch and positioning, establishment of your milk supply, and common questions and concerns. All of the information you need to help you and your baby as you begin your journey to breastfeeding success.
Breast Feeding Class
Free
10 Seat(s) Remaining
6:00pm - 7:30pm
8 Seat(s) Remaining
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Prenatal classes are now being brought to you in the comfort of your own home!  This class is taught by NCH childbirth educators in a virtual classroom where you will share this experience with a small group of other expectant parents.  Following the instruction time there will be a 30 minute optional question and answer session where we will be able to address any concerns you have and you can chat with other new parents to be!

This 90 minute virtual class covers the postpartum period, newborn care, breastfeeding, and transitioning to your new role as a parent.

 

Free
20 Seat(s) Remaining
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Join us virtually for this interactive tour of the NCH Birthplace.  We will "walk" through the birthplace on a photo tour of the different spaces while answering your questions as we go.  All from the comfort of your own home!
Free
12:00pm to 1:00pm

There are no classes available at this time.

4:30pm to 5:30pm
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16 Seat(s) Remaining
12 Seat(s) Remaining

There are no classes available at this time.

Announcing a VIRTUAL class just for new dads! Offering useful advice and practical solutions to common challenges that include; preparing for the future, survival strategies, supporting mom, recapturing romance, baby-proofing basics, bonding with your baby and much more. Fun and fast-paced this class also includes a time to talk with other dads.
For Dad's Only Class
Free
6:00pm to 8:00pm
3 Seat(s) Remaining
15 Seat(s) Remaining
This VIRTUAL class helps new and repeat grandparents learn about what has changed in infant and child care and why, all from the comfort and safety of your own home. Get up-to-date information and care tips so that you can relax and enjoy your new role! A fun, low-stress class where you can get answers to all of your questions including some you didn’t know you had.  This virtual class allows grandparents to attend from all over the country!  
Grandparent's Class
Free
All Classes 6:00pm to 7:30pm
One 90 minute class.
7 Seat(s) Remaining
16 Seat(s) Remaining

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RESERVATION / TUITION / CANCELLATION POLICY

You may reserve a place in any class by registering online or by calling (239) 624-6224. You will be officially registered for class when you receive a confirmation email which may take up to 3 business days to receive. 

Due to the limited class size and instructors required, please notify us by phone at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend.

Please call (239) 624-6224 to cancel.