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    Great Beginnings Series - Amador/Jackson

    This series of six classes helps you and your partner welcome your new baby strengthened by a foundation of knowledge, confidence and love.

    Includes a Family Birth Center tour. Relaxation and pain coping practices, as well as other elements from Pam England's Birthing from Within, are woven throughout the series.

    Some topics covered:

    • Week 1: Signs of labor and importance of relaxation in labor
    • Week 2: Stages of labor, role of birth partner and comfort measures
    • Week 3: Pain management options, common medical interventions and cesarean birth
    • Week 4: Breastfeeding Basics
    • Week 5: Boot Camp for New Dads/Maternal Connections
    • Week 6: Newborn Care

    The dates and locations listed below are the first class in this series of classes. Classes will be held for six consecutive Tuesdays or Thursdays (depending on the class start day listed below).

    Class Fees
    Classes are FREE if you are delivering at Sutter Amador Hospital. If not delivering at Sutter Amador Hospital, please also include a check for payment as follows:

    Great Beginnings Series $80/couple
    Great Beginnings Express $75/couple
    Breastfeeding: Basics $20/couple
    Boot Camp for New Dads $20/couple
    Surviving the First Month $20/couple
    Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics $20/couple

    Please note: Priority will be given to families delivering at Sutter Amador Hospital due to limited space.


    Dates available for this class:

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