Prepared Childbirth Class

Congratulations on your pregnancy!  If you are in your second trimester of pregnancy, now is a goodtime to schedule your childbirth class.   Milford Hospital offers a one-day / 8 hour class on a monthly basis.

Classes are scheduled on the 3rd Saturday of each month in the Milford Hospital Auditorium.  

The next class is scheduled for Saturday, May 17th. 

Future class dates are:

Saturday, June 21st

Saturday, July 19th

Saturday, August 16th

The classes are taught by Katie Agis, RNC, Nurse Manager at the Milford Hospital Famiily Childbirth Center and  are designed to inform moms and their birth partners about labor, delivery and the birth process, as well as various relaxation, labor support and breathing techniques, prenatal nutrition and exercise, medical intervetions in labor and delivery and post-partum support.  This program also includes a tour of our Family Childbirth Center.

Wear comfortable clothes and bring 2 pillows with you.  We will provide mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks.  You may bring lunch or use our cafeteria.   

Fee is $150 per couple.  Registration is required.

Please call the Family Childbirth Center 203-876-4140 for more information or to register.

 

Breastfeeding Class

Thinking about breastfeeding your baby?  The single, two-hour class covers basic breastfeeding management through discussion and two short videos.  Topics include first hours and days after birth, importance of skin-to-skin contact, latching and positioning, frequency of nursing, understanding milk supply, common challenges in the early weeks, basic self help and more.

2014 Class Schedule:

Class will be offered on the following Thursdays from 7:00pm - 9:00pm: 

  • February 20th
  • April 17th
  • June 19th
  • August 21st
  • October 16th
  • December 18th

Cost:  $20 per couple

Registration is required:  Call the Family Childbirth Center for more information or to register.  203-876-4140