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.
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 pillow to class.
There will be a built in lunch break and participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch.
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.
Infant/Child Safety & CPR
Learn the lifesaving skill of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to make your home safe for infants and young children. This course is intended for adults with limited or no medical training who want to learn more about CPR and home safety. Students will receive a program participation card. This is not a certification level course.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions Class
Classes are fun and interactive. Participants share their successes and build a common source of support. The workshop builds confidence around managing health, staying active and enjoying life!
Living Well with Chronic Conditions (the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) is a 6-week workshop. It teaches real-life skills for living a full, healthy life with a chronic condition such as: cancer,diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain and anxiety.
Mature Driving Class
Students learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. They find out how to safely adjust their driving to compensate for normal age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. There are no written tests or behind-the-wheel training. Fee: $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Checks payable to AARP. Participants must bring their drivers license and AARP membership card to the class.
Multisport HelmetsDaily at St. Nicholas Hospital's Emergency Department.
80% of bicycle-related head injuries can be prevented with properly fitted bicycle helmets. Multisport helmets provide extra protection for scooter and rollerblade enthusiasts, too. Sizes for toddlers through adults. All helmets are properly fitted to the wearer. Fee: $15.
Available: April through September, Monday-Sunday, 8:00a.m.-Noon each day (based on ER volume there maybe waiting time involved.)
Natural Family Planning
Natural Family Planning (NFP) is an effective, church-approved method of planning pregnancy through observing and interpreting fertility signs. For more information or to register, visit the Couple to Couple League at www.ccli.org
Fee: $75 (scholarship funding is available).
Pets and Your Newborn
A veterinarian offers tips to help smooth the getting-acquainted process between your newborn and your pet. Free.