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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.

  • Decem­ber 5th, 2018
    6:00 PM
  • Febru­ary 6th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • April 3rd, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • June 5th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • August 7th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Octo­ber 2nd, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Decem­ber 4th, 2019
    6:00 PM

work­ing + pumping

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

  • Novem­ber 7th, 2018
    6:00 PM
  • Janu­ary 9th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • March 6th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • May 1st, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • July 10th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Septem­ber 4th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Novem­ber 6th, 2019
    6:00 PM

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. 

  • Decem­ber 8th, 2018
    8:00 AM
  • Febru­ary 13th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • April 10th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • June 12th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • August 14th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Octo­ber 9th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Decem­ber 11th, 2019
    6:00 PM

labor + delivery

This is a 3.5 hour 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 IMH

  • Novem­ber 10th, 2018
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM
  • Janu­ary 12th, 2019
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM
  • March 2nd, 2019
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM
  • May 4th, 2019
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM
  • July 13th, 2019
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM
  • Septem­ber 7th, 2019
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM
  • Novem­ber 2nd, 2019
    8:00 AM — 11:30 AM

prena­tal + antepartum

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

  • Novem­ber 19th, 2018
    6:00 PM
  • Janu­ary 16th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • March 13th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • May 8th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • July 17th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Septem­ber 11th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Novem­ber 13th, 2019
    6:00 PM

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. 

  • Decem­ber 19th, 2018
    6:00 PM
  • Febru­ary 20th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • April 17th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • June 19th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • August 21st, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Octo­ber 16th, 2019
    6:00 PM
  • Decem­ber 18th, 2019
    6:00 PM

Class Loca­tion

  • All classes will be held at Ivin­son Memo­r­ial Hospi­tal in the Summit/​Vedauwoo Confer­ence Room unless other­wise noted.