The Maternity Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Presents Childbirth and Infant Education Classes for Expectant Parents and Caregivers

The Maternity Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Presents Childbirth and Infant Education Classes for Expectant Parents and Caregivers

February 14, 2017: The Maternity Center of Montefiore Nyack Hospital offers monthly Childbirth and Infant Education Classes for Expectant Parents and caregivers at the Hospital’s Mother/Baby Unit. Classes include Lamaze, breastfeeding basics and infant care, and nutrition. A complete list of education classes and registration information can be found on the hospital website montefiorenyack.org/events-calendar.

Traditional Lamaze Class
This six week, two-hour course is designed to prepare parents for labor and delivery as well as what to expect during the hospital stay and at home.

Date: Mondays, from February 27 to April 3, 2017 

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 


Accelerated Weekend Lamaze Class
This traditional Lamaze class is condensed into a two session, 12-hour program throughout one weekend.

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 and Sunday, March 19, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Infant Care and Nutrition Class
This 2 ½ hour class teaches the basics of holding, diapering, bathing and swaddling, and addresses infant sleeping patterns and feeding cues. 

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
 


Breastfeeding Basics Class
This class prepares new mothers for the first few days and weeks of breastfeeding by discussing positioning, milk supply and common issues, such as pumping, waking techniques and returning to work.

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tours of The Maternity Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital are offered weekly on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 12:00 p.m. Please call 845-348-2660 the day of to confirm the tour. If you cannot make the scheduled tours, or if you would like more information about The Maternity Center, please contact Deborah Hill, Nurse Manager at 845-348-2724.