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Birth Prep Education




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Direct Number: 503 769 2175

Stayton

Early Pregnancy Education Class

Early Pregnancy Education Classes
This FREE class is for expectant parents or those considering pregnancy. Discussions include physical changes of pregnancy and common complaints, exercise and body mechanics, emotional changes of pregnancy, nutrition, informed decision making, fetal development, and unexpected outcomes.

Dates
: March 8th, April 12th, May 10th, June 14th, Aug 9th, Sept 13th, Oct 11th, Nov 8th or Dec 13th
Time: 7:00–9:00pm 
Location: Santiam Hospital — Freres Auditorium
Cost: Free

Contact: Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310 psherman@santiamhospital.org

Monday Child Birth Preparation Class

A 5-week Monday night class to prepare you and your support person(s) for labor, birth and postpartum. Discussions include birth physiology, comfort measures, natural childbirth, water birth, pain relief options, interventions, baby care, bonding and breast feeding.

Dates:
Mar 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th & April 3rd
May 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & June 5th
Sept 11th, 18th, 25th Oct 9th & 16th
Nov 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th & Dec 4th

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Time: 7:00–9:00pm 
Location: Santiam Hospital — Freres Auditorium
Cost: $40

Contact: Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310 psherman@santiamhospital.org

Saturday Child Birth Preparation Class

A 2-part slightly condensed class for families who are unable to attend Monday night classes. Discussions include birth physiology, comfort measures, natural childbirth, water birth, pain relief options, interventions, baby care, bonding and breast feeding.

Saturday Classes:
Apr 1st & 8th
June 3rd & 10th
Aug 19th & 26th
Oct 7th & 14th
Dec 2nd& 9th
Time: 1:00–5:00pm 
Location: Santiam Hospital — Freres Auditorium
Cost: $35

Contact: Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310 psherman@santiamhospital.org

Sibling Preparation Class

This is a 2-hour Saturday class designed for parents and their older children when a new baby is expected in their lives. It will help alleviate anxieties regarding the new baby and mother’s impending hospitalization, help give your child a sense of security and importance, and discover parental strategies for coping with an additional child in the family. Come learn how to create an experience of personal growth for both siblings and parents. We do paint T-Shirts so have child(ren) wear clothes that can get dirty.

Dates: Feb 4th, Apr 1st, June 3rd, Aug 5th, Oct 7th or Dec 2nd
Time: 10:00am–12:00pm 
Location: Santiam Hospital — Freres Auditorium
Cost: $20 first child, $5 each additional child

Contact: Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310 psherman@santiamhospital.org

Newborn Care Class

Newborn Care Classes

This is a 3-hour Saturday class designed to build confidence in parenting your newborn baby. We will focus on baby’s first month: How to keep baby safe and healthy; hospital procedures and newborn appearance; baby communication and crying; feeding, bathing, sleeping; and sanity for parents!

Dates: Mar 4th, May 6th, June 24th, Sept 9th or Nov 4th
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm 
Location: Santiam Hospital — Freres Auditorium
Cost: $35

Contact: Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310 psherman@santiamhospital.org

Breast Feeding Class

Breast Feeding Classes
In-depth class covering benefits of breastfeeding, achieving a good latch, avoiding pain, easy solutions for common problems, nutrition and pumping.

Dates: Apr 3rd, June 5th, Oct 16th, Dec 4th
Time: 7:00–9:00pm
Location: Santiam Hospital — Freres Auditorium
Cost: $10

Contact: Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310 psherman@santiamhospital.org

Birth Center Tours

Santiam Hospital Birth Center
Dates: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:00pm 
Location: Santiam Hospital - Birth Center, Stayton

Call Patty Sherman to register: 503-769-9310