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AMMC Hosts Childbirth Preparation Class
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:00am - 03:00pm



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: Saturday, January 14 and 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM (with a one hour lunch) 


WHERE: Professional Office Building at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center  


WHY: This two-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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for classroom location, pricing and to register. Registration is 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: