CMH Birth Place education logo - mother and baby owlThe Citizens Memorial Hospital (CMH) Birth Place is offering monthly childbirth classes, which includes a set of four evening classes for $35.  Individual classes can also be attended for an individual fee. All classes are taught in the CMH Community Rooms, 1500 N. Oakland, Bolivar. To register call 417-328-6302.

Childbirth, the Natural Way, is taught from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.  It focuses on natural childbirth and teaches parents a variety of comfort techniques to help achieve a natural childbirth.  Individual class fee is $15, which also includes the class: Childbirth, the Big Picture. 

Childbirth, the Big Picture, is taught from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.  The class helps prepare parents for the experience of childbirth by explaining what to expect during labor and delivery, including Cesarean deliveries, and anesthesia options, and includes a tour of The Birth Place.

Baby Basics is taught from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.  This class teaches expectant parents basic baby-care skills, like bathing, diapering, temperature taking and caring for the umbilical cord.  This class also covers car-seat safety, home safety, choosing a pediatrician and other helpful tips, and includes a car-seat safety inspection and installation. Individual class fee is $10.

Breast Feeding Basics is taught from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.  This class covers breast feeding basics, including how to know if a baby is getting enough, maintaining lactation when you are separated from the infant, how to use a breast pump, storing breast milk, and other topics. Individual class fee is $10.

For more information about The Birth Place at CMH, contact the Birth Place at 417-328-6302.

Infant CPR is also being offered through Educational Services.  For more information contact 417-328-3739.

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1500 N. Oakland, Bolivar, Missouri 65613