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Giving Birth: The Castle Experience

Maternity & Childbirth
  • Varied

    Cost

  • 24

    Capacity

  • No Online

    Registration

Out of an abundance of caution and your safety, we have cancelled this event, we apologize for any inconvenience.

$40.00 per person
 

Class blocks

Class 3) March 18, 25, April 8, 15

Class 4) April 22, 29, May 13, 20

Class 5) May 27, June 10, 17, 24

Class 6) July 8, 15, 22, 29

Class 7) August 12, 19, 26, September 9

Class 8) September 16, 23, 30, October 14

Class 9) October 21, 28, November 11, 18

Class 10) December 16, 20, 23, 27

Please bring your PayPal payment confirmation with you to this class.

Designed and taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, this class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Adventist Health Castle. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby, as well as everything in between.

This class is suggested for couples in their 3rd trimester / 32+ weeks pregnant.

Birth Center Tour should be scheduled separately and taken before this class

Course Objectives

Session 1:
To understand the stages of labor and be able to explain the process of labor
To demonstrate different positions of labor and relaxation techniques
To understand the purpose and expectations of a support person

Session 2:
To recognize the warning signs of pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia
To demonstrate breathing techniques and explain the pushing phase of labor
To understand the different procedures that can occur in the labor and birth process
To explain expectations of pain management and what is available

Session 3:
To verbalize the purpose of a birth plan and hospital preparations
To recognize when to come to the hospital and expectations upon arrival
To understand the purpose of cesarean births and the process involved

Session 4:
To understand the postpartum process and self care
To understand how to care for your baby and what to expect once the baby is home
To verbalize some of the benefits of breastfeeding and various techniques
To understand the stressors of new parenthood and the various resources available

Available Course Dates:

Dates:

Class 3) March 18, 25, April 8, 15

Class 4) April 22, 29, May 13, 20

Class 5) May 27, June 10, 17, 24

Class 6) July 8, 15, 22, 29

Class 7) August 12, 19, 26, September 9

Class 8) September 16, 23, 30, October 14

Class 9) October 21, 28, November 11, 18

Class 10) December 16, 20, 23, 27

Register Online or call (808) 263-5400.

Contact Information

Adventis Health Castle
(808) 263-5400
CMCAWebCallcenter@ah.org

Available Dates (Call to Register)
  • Wed, 04/22/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Wed, 05/27/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Wed, 07/08/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Wed, 08/12/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Wed, 09/16/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Wed, 10/21/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Sun, 12/20/20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Adventist Health Castle

640 ‘Ulukahiki Street, Birth Center, Kailua, HI 96734

‘Ohana Room

Kailua, HI 96734

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