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Childbirth and Breastfeeding Education

Ivin­son Memo­r­i­al Hos­pi­tal and Laramie Physi­cians for Women and Chil­dren are proud to offer free cours­es to expect­ing par­ents that cov­er every­thing from breast­feed­ing to post­par­tum care.

breast­feed­ing

Get an overview of what breast­feed­ing is about, how to do it and all of the ben­e­fits for mom and baby.

Dura­tion: 1.5 hours
TimeDateLoca­tion
6:00 PMFeb­ru­ary 62019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMApril 32019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMJune 52019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMAugust 72019 Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMOcto­ber 22019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMDecem­ber 42019Sum­mit Room

work­ing + pumping

This course cov­ers help­ful hints on how to best go back to work, pump and resume a pro­fes­sion­al lifestyle while still breastfeeding.

Dura­tion: 1.5 hours
TimeDateLoca­tion
6:00 PMJan­u­ary 92019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMMarch 62019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMMay 12019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMJuly 102019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMSep­tem­ber 42019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMNovem­ber 62019Sum­mit Room

com­fort measures

This course will inform you on how to remain com­fort­able through­out labor. It will dis­cuss options avail­able in the hos­pi­tal, as well as things you can do at home before.

Dura­tion: 1.5 hours
TimeDateLoca­tion
6:00 PMFeb­ru­ary 132019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMApril 102019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMJune 122019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMAugust 142019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMOcto­ber 92019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMDecem­ber 112019Sum­mit Room

labor + delivery

This is a course designed to help you bet­ter under­stand the process of labor and deliv­ery. It cov­ers what to expect when it is time for your baby to be born, what to do when you think it is time, and what you may go through dur­ing the laboring/​delivery process. It is fol­lowed by a quick 15 minute tour of the labor and deliv­ery unit at Ivinson. 

Dura­tion: 3.5 hours 
TimeDateLoca­tion
8:00 AMJan­u­ary 122019Sum­mit Room
8:00 AMMarch 22019Sum­mit Room
8:00 AMMay 42019Sum­mit Room
8:00 AMJuly 132019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMSep­tem­ber 182019Sum­mit Room
5:30 PMNovem­ber 202019Sum­mit Room

pre­na­tal + antepartum

This course cov­ers what to expect dur­ing rou­tine pre­na­tal care, the changes your body will go through in the com­ing weeks, healthy diet dur­ing preg­nan­cy and warn­ing signs for preterm labor. 

Dura­tion: 1.5 hours 
TimeDateLoca­tion
6:00 PMJan­u­ary 162019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMMarch 132019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMMay 82019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMJuly 172019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMSep­tem­ber 112019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMNovem­ber 132019Sum­mit Room

post­par­tum

This course cov­ers rou­tine pro­ce­dures fol­low­ing deliv­ery and new­born care in the first few days and weeks, as well as self care for new moms in the weeks fol­low­ing delivery. 

Dura­tion: 1.5 hours 
TimeDateLoca­tion
6:00 PMFeb­ru­ary 202019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMApril 172019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMJune 192019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMAugust 212019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMOcto­ber 162019Sum­mit Room
6:00 PMDecem­ber 182019Sum­mit Room