We want you to be ready when it is time to welcome your baby into the world. Our Women's Health classes aim to give you the information you need before your baby arrives! We offer both Childbirth classes and Breastfeeding classes.
Planning for your baby can be exciting, however your may also feel anxious about the childbirth process. The Beebe Healthcare Women’s Health team is here for you. We want you to have the best birth experience possible, and we also want to provide you the information you need to know before coming to the Medical Center to give birth. Join us for our free childbirth education classes! During your pregnancy, our childbirth education classes for parents will help your prepare for the big day. And, when you come to Beebe to have your baby, you and your healthcare team will work together to create the best birthing experience for you! What better way is there to welcome your child into the world? To sign up for an upcoming class or to set up a tour of Women's Health, call (302) 645-3726.
The Women’s Health Breastfeeding Class is for expectant mothers. This class explains the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, the importance of breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact with newborns.
Beebe’s Lactation Consultant Julie Oswald, BSN, RN, IBCLC, gives tips on breastfeeding on cue, sleepless nights, signs of a good latch, adequate intake, and not overthinking it. Topics also include safe sleep environments for babies, colostrum collection for diabetic moms, and normal newborn behaviors. There is no charge for the class, but participants must register by calling (302) 645-3726.