Prepare for Your Baby's Arrival

Childbirth Education Classes

Attending a childbirth education class can help prepare you for delivery and increase your comfort level in caring for your newborn.

Henderson Hospital offers three childbirth education classes and several support groups:

Childbirth Basics

This two-week class from Henderson Hospital is taught in three-hour sessions and is tailored for first-time parents. Topics include labor and delivery, pain management, basic breathing and relaxation techniques, unplanned Cesarean birth, postpartum and newborn care.

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Breastfeeding Basics

Get a great start on breastfeeding your baby with the information you'll learn in this two-hour class. We'll discuss tips and techniques for breastfeeding and you'll have the opportunity to ask questions.

Both new moms and experienced moms are welcome to attend. Moms can come alone, but we encourage partners to come along because breastfeeding moms who have knowledgeable support at home have the most success.

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Baby Care Basics

This 2.5 hour workshop provides hands-on practice and review of the basics in baby care, including feeding, bathing, diapering, safety and signs of illness. The workshop also focuses on baby comforting and soothing techniques and includes a segment on infant CPR.

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