Classes & Support Groups
Childbirth and Breastfeeding classes and support groups at Legacy Silverton Medical Center are a great source of information for new parents — as well as a good brush-up for those who already have children.
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Childbirth Preparation (wonderful beginnings)
Childbirth Preparation classes are packed with important information to make pregnancy, labor and the first weeks with baby go smoothly. Classes include relaxation techniques and other coping tools that you’ll utilize in labor. Comfort options including pain medication and epidural anesthesia are also discussed. A tour of the Family Birth Center at Legacy Silverton Medical Center is included so you will be familiar with your surroundings when your time comes.
Breastfeeding & Baby Basics
Breastfeeding is the most healthy choice for you and your baby. Our B.A.B.I.E.S. Lactation Consultants provide information on the physiology of milk production, positioning techniques, Dad / Partner's involvement, and keys to successful breastfeeding. Nursery safety, crying infants and tips on transitioning into parenthood are also discussed.
Schedule, Costs & Registration
Wonderful Beginnings = $70 per couple
6-week or weekend series, includes both Childbirth Preparation & Breastfeeding & Baby Basics
Breastfeeding Support Group
Any breastfeeding mom is welcome to come discuss the joys and challenges of breastfeeding and motherhood, in this relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Come as you are.
Free, every Tuesdays 10 am – noon
208 Center Street
Silverton, Oregon 97381