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Birthing Center Classes

The Birthing Center at Southwest Health

If you’re expecting, it’s common to feel excited, nervous and a little fearful all at the same time. The Birthing Center at Southwest Health gives you the personal care you and your family need to help prepare for and deliver your newborn in a warm and caring environment. There is no greater experience in life than giving birth to a child which is why our classes provide the confidence and knowledge you need to make your child’s birth the joyful experience it should be.

Classes at The Birthing Center

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Childbirth Preparation Class

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body, and the process of labor and delivery.

Stages of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, complications, taking care of your newborn, and postpartum concerns are all thoroughly covered.

This one day class is held on the following Saturdays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. It is best to attend the program that is nearest your due date. This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest Health and costs $40 per couple for those delivering elsewhere. Lunch will be provided.

Upcoming 2017 Sessions:
January 7 February 4 March 4
April 1 May 6 June 3
July 1 August 5 September 2
October 7 November 4 December 2
To Register for this class or for further information please call us at 608-348-2331.

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Breastfeeding Class

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Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest Health and costs $5 per couple for those delivering elsewhere.
Upcoming 2017 Sessions:
January 4
Jan 18 (10a-12p)
February 8
Feb 22 (10a-12p)
March 1
Mar 22 (10a-12p)
April 12
May 3 June 7 July August
September October November December
To Register for this group or for further information please call us at 608-348-2331.

 

Mommy & Me Class

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP.

Upcoming 2017 Sessions:
January 5 February 8 & 22 March 22 April 12
May 3 June July August
September October November December
To Register for this group or for further information please call us at 608-348-2331.

The Birthing Center at Southwest Health
1400 Eastside Road • Platteville, WI  53818 • (608) 348-2331


ADDITIONAL TOPICS

Pregnancy

Being pregnant can be a breeze for some and a roller coaster for others. It’s a remarkable time for a soon to be mother. Over the course of your pregnancy you will experience lots of symptoms, feelings and emotions, and that’s a good thing. Our goal is to provide you (and your baby) with exceptional, personalized care…[read more]

Labor & Delivery

Everything you need to know about how to tell if you are in labor and what you should do next to what to expect during delivery and the different types of delivery…[read more]

Contraception

There are many choices for postpartum and lactation contraception, including the simple and (mostly) reliable condom. Women who don’t want to get pregnant MUST do something to prevent pregnancy (nature’s rule). Learn about your options...[read more]