Childbirth Education (Lamaze)


10/17/2015 08:50 AM - 10/17/2015 03:15 PM

This series of three classes is offered to mothers and fathers who deliver at Joint Township Hospital. Pre-registration is required, so please contact the OB Department at 419-394-3335, Ext. 2419.

During childbirth education, our goal is to help the mother and her support person have a better understanding of labor, delivery, and the postpartum period.  Childbirth education classes are held every month.  Weekday class consists of two consecutive Wednesday evening classes from 6-8:30 pm.  The weekend class is one, all-day Saturday from 8:50a.m.-3:15p.m.  Topics covered include:
     Anatomy and Physiology 
     Warning Signs
     5 P’s of Labor
     Stages of Labor
     Roles of the coach throughout each Stage
     Breathing Techniques
     Pain Management
     Labor Interventions
     Labor Rehearsal/Stations
     A birth Film
     Caesarean Birth
     Tour of the Birthing Center
     Labor Review
     Baby Care
     Postpartum Care
     Parenting Skills
     Breast/Bottle Feeding

Grand Lake Health System
200 St. Clair Street, St. Marys,
Ohio 45885-2400
| 1-419-394-3335 | 1-877-564-6897