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First time parents can prepare for the physical and psychological experiences of labor, birth and postpartum. Topics include: how to prepare for birth and delivery; natural vs. epidural assisted labor; hospital procedures; Cesarean delivery; relaxation and breathing techniques; comfort measures for labor, and postpartum. Please bring two pillows and a blanket to all classes. A tour of the maternity unit is included in these class sessions.

The breastfeeding class is free if you attend this class.

We recommend you take this class six to ten weeks prior to your due date.

Childbirth Preparation Series
4-Week Class Overview

Week 1
Introductions
What is Prepared Childbirth?
Anatomy of Pregnancy
Definition of Labor, Stages of Labor
Early Labor/True vs. False Labor
Signs of Labor
Exercises of Pregnancy
Relaxation Techniques
Practice Slow Chest Breathing

Week 2
Admission to the Hospital
Active Labor
Back Labor
Comfort Measures for Labor
Birth DVD
Induction/Augmentation of Labor
Practice Breathing and Touch Massage

Week 3
Cesarean Birth Video
Transitional Labor
Stage 2 of Labor/Pushing
Stage 3 of Labor
Analgesia and Anesthesia in Labor and Delivery
Fetal Distress
Vacuum/Forceps
Practice Breathing

Week 4
Tour
Postpartum Experience
Video
Review Breathing Techniques/Labor Rehearsal
Certificates


Cancellation Policy
All registrations are subject to the following policy:

Please notify us at least one business days prior to the course regarding schedule changes A $10 processing fee will be incurred for cancellations made less than one business days prior to class and will be deducted from any refund amount due
Failure to attend the class will forfeit the class fee.

To discuss schedule changes, call 1-800-23Summa (1-800-237-8662) Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm.

Please Note: If the minimum class size requirement is not met, you may be contacted regarding a cancellation or to reschedule.
 
Once you have made your selection, Click on the 'View Cart' link at the top of the page to Checkout. If you would prefer to sign up by phone, please contact us at 1-800-23SUMMA (1-800-237-8662)

Location: 1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310

 
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Register Section Name Location Date Time Instructor Open Slots
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
06/02/2014 - 06/02/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
06/03/2014 - 06/03/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
06/30/2014 - 06/30/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
07/01/2014 - 07/01/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
07/28/2014 - 07/28/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
07/29/2014 - 07/29/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
08/26/2014 - 08/26/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
09/22/2014 - 09/22/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
09/23/2014 - 09/23/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
10/20/2014 - 10/20/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
10/21/2014 - 10/21/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
11/17/2014 - 11/17/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 
  Childbirth class  1077 Gorge Blvd.
CSC-B2-Conference Room-204
Akron, OH 44310
11/18/2014 - 11/18/2014  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  Mary Ann Craig 


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