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Clara Maass Medical Center Presents Parent Education Programs

04/07/2016

Prepared Childbirth
Wednesdays, April 6, 13 and 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. or
Thursdays, April 7, 14 and 21 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time mom, this three-class series provides information on the birth process, relaxation and breathing techniques, medication and postpartum adjustment. The Belleville Police Department will also provide information on car seat safety. It is recommended that expectant mothers schedule this class for the middle of their pregnancy. This class is $80 for couples who will be delivering at Clara Maass Medical Center and $100 for all other couples. To preregister for this class, please call 1-888-724-7123, ext. 4.

Welcome Baby! Sibling Program
Sunday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to noon

Bringing home a newborn is different the second time around. To help your older child adjust to having a new sibling, Clara Maass Medical Center presents Welcome Baby! Sibling Program. During the program, pre-school and young school aged children are introduced to the exciting role of being an older sibling to help them feel involved. It also provides information about the childbirth process and newborns. A tour of the Maternal Center at Clara Maass Medical Center is included. The program concludes with a birthday party to celebrate the arrival of the new “little” brother or sister. Families should select a date close to the expected delivery date. To preregister for this class, please call 1-888-724-7123, ext. 4. $15 per child.

Thinking about Breast Feeding?
Monday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m.

If you’re considering breast feeding, this class is for you. “Thinking about Breast Feeding,” presented by Clara Maass Medical Center, will help expectant mothers understand the basics of breast feeding. Professional nurses trained in lactation consultation will be on hand to provide information on the advantages of breastfeeding, maternal nutrition, breast care and the breastfeeding working mother. To preregister for this class, please call 1-888-724-7123, ext. 4. $25 per person.

Weekend Childbirth Series
Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon &
Sunday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to noon

This event is a condensed version of the three-class Prepared Childbirth series. This weekend series provides information on the birth process, relaxation and breathing techniques, medication and postpartum adjustment. It is recommended that you schedule this class for the middle of your pregnancy. This class is $100 for couples who will be delivering at Clara Maass Medical Center and $120 for all other couples. To preregister for this class, please call 1-888-724-7123, ext. 4.

Baby Shower Infant Care Class
Wednesday, April 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.

For families planning to deliver at Clara Maass Medical Center, this two-hour program covers basic infant care, safety and postpartum concerns. Participants will receive a free gift at the end of the class. A physician signature on the registration form is required to attend. To preregister for this class, please call 1-888-724-7123, ext. 4.

About Clara Maass Medical Center
Located in Belleville, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. Clara Maass’ centers and services include The Health and Wellness Center, Nuclear Medicine, The Cancer Center at Clara Maass, Adult Cardiac Services including Diagnostic Services, Cardiac Catheterization, Elective and Emergency Angioplasty and Rehabilitation, The Pain Management Center, The Joint & Spine Institute, a Vascular Center, Same Day Surgery, The Wound Center at Clara Maass, The Center for Sleep Disorders, The Bariatric Surgery Center, Rehabilitation Services, The Eye Surgery Center, Maternity Services and Parent Education, as well as Pediatrics. For a physician referral or more information about Clara Maass, call 1-888-724-7123 or visit www.barnabashealth.org/claramaass.

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