Pregnancy Classes

Pregnancy Classes

Early Pregnancy Class
This is a free, one evening class to help you have a healthy pregnancy. Important information includes fetal development, diet, exercise, warning signs and comfort measures. The class includes a video and a question and answer time with a certified childbirth educator. Class offered twice each month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To register for classes, call 231.924.1344.

Preparation for Childbirth Class
This six week series covers all aspects of your preparation for birth. It includes labor and delivery, relaxation and breathing techniques, pain management, diagnostic testing, Cesarean birth, and infant and postpartum care. The series is taught by our certified childbirth educators. Cost of the series is $70. Special arrangements for MSS families are available.

This class meets Monday or Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To register call Samantha Kauffman at 231.924.1344 or Central Scheduling at 231.924.7778. 

Childbirth Review Class
This class reviews labor and delivery, as well as relaxation and breathing patterns, for those who have taken childbirth preparation classes with a previous birth. Schedule an appointment that works for you.

To register for classes, please call 231.924.1344

Infant CPR Class
This free class will help you know what to do if your infant should choke or stop breathing. It is taught by an AHA certified instructor. Class is offered twice each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Grandparents welcome.

To register for classes, please call 231.924.1344

Breastfeeding Class
Pregnant women who want to breastfeed and new breastfeeding mothers will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this informative class. The class is taught by our lactation consultant and offered monthly. This free class is held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To register for classes, please call 231.924.1344


View the 2014 Gerber Memorial Hospital Birth Class Schedule.

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