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Childbirth & Parenting Education

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES. Register on-line or call the Community Education Department at 712-737-5367.
Cost: FREE
 to patients/customers of Orange City Health System.
Non-customer cost is Prepared Childbirth – $25; Refresher, Sibling, & Parenting – $5 each.

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION SERIES – 2017

Prepared Childbirth Classes 2017

For expectant parents who have not taken childbirth classes. Instruction on labor and delivery, controlled breathing and relaxation techniques specific for labor and delivery. Includes tour of our Birth Center.

Summer Session 2017   Register Here Dates: July 10, 17, 24

Fall Session 2017  Register Here Dates: October 9, 16, 23

Time: 6:30 – 9pm
Location (for all sessions): Conference Rooms, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Instructors (for all sessions): Gwen Starkweather, RN, BSN, Certified Childbirth Educator; Cora Haverdink, RN

 

Parenting Class 2017
For all parents. Topics included are BabyCare Basics, CPR and Breastfeeding.
Dates:

August 14  Register Here

November 13  Register Here

Time: 6:30 – 9pm 
Location: Conference Rooms, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Instructor: Cheryl Tracy, RN, BSN, IBCLC

 

Refresher Class 2017
For parents who have delivered a child in the past but would like a refresher on reinforcing breathing techniques, pain control, and labor positions. Includes tour of our Birth Center.
Dates:

August 14   Register Here

November 13   Register Here

Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm 
Location: Training Room, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Instructor: Gwen Starkweather, RN, BSN, Certified Childbirth Educator

 

Sibling Class 2017
For brothers and sisters-to-be, ages three and above. Topics included are baby characteristics, behaviors and handling. Includes tour of our Birth Center.
Dates:

August 21   Register Here

November 20   Register Here

Time: 6-7pm 
Location: Conference Rooms, Main Campus, Orange City Area Health System, 1000 Lincoln Circle SE, Orange City
Instructor: Bev Zwart, RN

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES. Register on-line or call the Community Education Department at 712-737-5367.
Cost: FREE
to patients/customers of the Orange City Health System. 

Non-customer cost is Prepared Childbirth – $25; Refresher, Sibling, & Parenting – $5 each.


Orange City Area Health System is a comprehensive health system encompassing four family medicine clinics, sports medicine clinic, behavioral health clinic, award-winning hospital, birth center, surgical center, radiology and laboratory services, occupational health services, specialty outreach services, physical and aquatic therapy, home health and hospice, a retirement community, and a senior care center. The health system campus – designed with privacy and total healing as its foundation – is situated on 37 acres, including a pond with fountain, a healing garden, and a field of prairie grasses and wild flowers adjacent to the PuddleJumper Trail.

A team of 19 family medicine providers, along with dedicated nurses, medical specialists, and 500 support staff, are committed to serving the region with the Core Values of Integrity, Commitment to Excellence, Dedicated Colleagues, and Extraordinary Customer Experience. Orange City Area Health System has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation, one of “50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in the U.S., and a Women’s Choice Award recipient for Outstanding Patient Experience.

 

 

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