Health Education

Childbirth Education 4 Week Class - Rhinelander

Find out what to expect during labor and delivery, and learn relaxation and comfort measures from our experienced OB nurses and healthcare providers.

Cost

  • $25 Includes Expectant Mom & Support Person

Registration

No Registration Required

Expectant mothers are encouraged to attend these classes with their partner or other support person that will be their labor companion. Enrollment is recommended 6-8 weeks prior to your due date (about the start of your seventh month of pregnancy). Each series consists of four evening classes held on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm OR classes can be taken as one Saturday class held from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm (The Saturday class is condensed, and all of the health care providers may not be present. Classes are held at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Conference Room 1 (lower level).
The class schedule may change due to providers needing to take care of patients and the tour of the Birthing Center is dependent on patient census, so if we need to change the dates or cancel for unexpected reasons, we will let you know.

Class Content:

Week 1:  Introduction to breathing and relaxation, terminology and early signs of labor.
Week 2:  Active labor and delivery, anesthesia presentation, Birthing Center tour.
Week 3:  OB/GYN presentation and c-section and delivery video.
Week 4:  Public Health Presentation and Newborn Care.

Registration is required. Payment is due at the time of registration.

Facilitator

  • Kay Kissinger-Wolf , RN