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All Classes/Groups

Childbirth

Birthing Basics
With so many decisions and questions during pregnancy and so many people willing to offer information and advice, where does one turn? Plan to take this two hour FREE class during your second trimester of pregnancy and have many of your questions answered. Receive an in depth tour of the birthing center and additional information related to hospital policies and programs. A brief overview of what to expect when you go into labor, what to bring to the hospital, pain relief options, and other valuable information is included. Bring your support person.

Breastfeeding Basics
If you are thinking about breastfeeding, the time to prepare is before birth. This certified lactation consultant led class will help you prepare for breastfeeding. In one evening, you will learn the basic skills to enhance your breastfeeding experience. Couples are encouraged to attend. Classes are available the second Tuesday of the month.

Car Seat Safety Tips & Tricks
Car seat installation can be confusing! This class will help you better understand all of the basics of car seat installation from infant to booster age, state laws as well as give you some hands on experience. A certified Car Seat Technician will lead this class.

Participants are asked to bring both car seat and vehicle owner's manuals.

Childbirth Education-Online
New!! Our online childbirth class is ideal for those expectant parents who can't attend an on-site childbirth class due to work schedules, time constraints, or medical conditions. The eight-chapter program is an interactive, web-based class that uses videos, personal birth stories, animations,activities, and games to teach all the essential information parents need to know to prepare for their birth. Your eClass registration includes online access for 90 days following your initial log-in.

Childbirth Readiness- Three Week
This three-week class is recommended for expecting parents in the seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. The first two weeks will help prepare you for the labor and delivery journey. The third week focuses on postpartum and baby care of their newborn.

Fathers and/or coaches will learn how they can assist expectant mothers during labor and delivery. Fee is $35/couple. Registration fee includes participant and coach, class materials, and tour. Only the expectant mother needs to register.

Expecting mothers are asked to wear comfortable clothing, and to bring their coach and (2) pillows to class.

Childbirth Readiness/Baby Care- One Day Class
This one day "express" class is recommended for expecting parents in the seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. The class will help prepare you for the labor/delivery journey as well as focusing on postpartum and baby care of their newborn.

Fathers and/or coaches will learn how they can assist expectant mothers during labor and delivery.

Fee is $35/couple. Registration fee includes participant and coach, class materials, and tour.

Only the expectant mother needs to register. Expecting mothers are asked to wear comfortable clothing, and to bring their coach and (2) pillows to class.

There will be a built in lunch break and participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Childbirth Readiness/Baby Care- Two Day
This two-day class is recommended for expecting parents in the seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. The first day will help prepare you for the labor and delivery journey. The second day focuses on postpartum and baby care of their newborn.

Fathers and/or coaches will learn how they can assist expectant mothers during labor and delivery.

Fee is $35/couple. Registration fee includes participant and coach, class materials, and tour. Only the expectant mother needs to register.

Expecting mothers are asked to wear comfortable clothing, and to bring their coach and (2) pillows to class.

Grandparenting Today
Things have changed since your children were babies. Learn what's new in child safety, development, and health.

Hello Brother, Hello Sister...
No doubt about it – a child brings changes to every family. Help your young child and/or children feel special while they prepare for the arrival of a new brother or sister. The new big brother or sister will participate in activities to learn important information about welcoming a new baby into the home. For siblings 3-8 years of age and their parents. Siblings attending this class are asked to bring a plain, white (or light) colored t-shirt.

Each participant is asked to register.

Pets and Your Newborn
A veterinarian offers tips to help smooth the getting-acquainted process between your newborn and your pet. Free.

St. Nicholas HospitSt. Nicholas Hospital, 3100 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan, WI Ph:920-459-8300
 100 Superior Avenue
 Sheboygan, WI 53081
 920-459-8300