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Childbirth Education Offered at Crossing Rivers Health

Hospital news | Friday, February 2, 2018

Prairie du Chien, WI – Crossing Rivers Health will be offering Childbirth Education on Saturday, February 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“Childbirth education classes provide the expectant mother and her partner the information and skills needed to enable them to move through pregnancy, labor and birth with confidence,” explains Chris Schroeder, RN, Obstetrical Services Director at Crossing Rivers Health. “During the class, we explain the numerous changes that happen to the body during pregnancy, share up-to-date information on labor and delivery, and explain the various birthing techniques that will enable dignity and confidence,” Schroeder said. The class also includes a tour of the Crossing Rivers Health Birthing Center and an overview of our services.

Individuals wanting to register for a class are encouraged to call early in their pregnancy to find a class date that fits their needs. Class schedules may change depending on the number of participants. To register or to receive additional information, please call the Education Department at 608-357-2298.

The compassionate and caring Obstetrical experts at Crossing River Health take pride in making the birth of every baby special and memorable. The team offers nutrition and exercise information, newborn care education, baby feeding and breastfeeding classes, infant hearing screening, room service meals, a complimentary half-hour massage, and also a complimentary follow-up visit in the home by a Homecare nurse. Breast pumps and other supplies are available through the Home Medical Equipment Retail Store at Crossing Rivers Health. See a virtual tour of the Crossing Rivers Health Birthing Center at www.crossingrivers.org/birthingcenter.

Crossing Rivers Health and the Clinics in Prairie du Chien and Fennimore offer over 100 services to the residents of Southwest Wisconsin and Northeast Iowa.

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