WHO: Arkansas Methodist Medical Center
WHAT: AMMC sponsors a childbirth preparation class series that provides detailed information
about late pregnancy, preparing for labor and birth, comfort measures, Lamaze techniques
(relaxation and breathing), importance of early skin-to-skin contact, medications, anesthesia
(including cesarean delivery), newborn characteristics and postpartum care while rooming in
with your baby. A tour of labor and delivery and the mother/baby unit is included. Please wear
comfortable clothing and bring two pillows and a blanket to class with you.
WHEN: Monday, March 14, 21, 28 and April 4 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
WHERE: Professional Office Building at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center
WHY: This four-week class is offered to anyone who is expecting. It is recommended to take the
class when you are 5-8 weeks from your due date. Register early to ensure availability. If
delivering at AMMC, the classes are free of charge. Otherwise, there is a small fee. There is a
$10 materials fee. Call the AMMC Education Department at 870-239-7016 or e-mail
required for all classes.
A recognized leader, Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould provides progressive,
compassionate healthcare to residents throughout Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.
Additional information about AMMC is available at: www.myammc.org.