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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
8:00 AMSeptem­ber 72019Summit Room
8:00 AMNovem­ber 22019Summit 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