Maternity Classes

Mommy's Having a Baby: Sibling Preparation Class

To Register, call: (530) 876-7902

This class is designed to help parents prepare older children for the birth of a new baby. Appropriate for children at least two years old. Older brothers and sister, and their parents, will have the opportunity to tour the Birth Day Place unit and learn what to expect when their mother is having the new baby.

Motherhood Moments - Support Group

To Register, call: (530) 876-2518

This class provides new parents with the opportunity to socialize with other families while learning about their baby's growth and development. Topics addressed will include breastfeeding, first foods, baby wearing, cloth diapering, sleep issues, infant development, natural parenting, returning to work, and many more! Open to all families with infants, toddler, and pregnant moms.

Expectant Parent's Part

To Register, call: (530) 876-7902

Come and learn about what to expect when delivering your baby at Adventist Health Feather River's Birth Day Place. Socialize with other expectant families, meet Birth Day Place staff, and tour our spacious birthing rooms. You can also learn about our options for delivery including water birth, water labor, scheduled cesarean section deliveries, and win raffle prizes! Tour open to all expectant families interested in learning about birth in our facility. Refreshments served. Please, no children under eight.

Breastfeeding Support: Offered to Healthy Mothers clients

To Register, call: (530) 876-2518

Healthy Mothers offers professional lactation support and guidance. The nursing staff at Healthy Mothers are all board Certified Lactation Consultants. Breastfeeding support/assistance, baby weight checks, and home visits are available. Healthy Mothers also offers Motherhood Moments, a postpartum mother's group.

Beyond Breastfeeding Basics

To Register, call: (530) 876-2518

Open to expecting or newly delivered mothers and their support person, this class will prepare you to have a positive breastfeeding experience. Learn how to easily latch your baby to the breast, how to maintain your milk supply when away from your baby, how to know if baby is getting enough milk, and what to expect in the first weeks of your baby's life.

Pregnancy Education Series

To Register, call: (530) 876-2518

This four-week childbirth education series is designed to prepare expectant women and their support person for their childbirth experience. We recommend that you choose to attend a session that ends no later than one month before your baby is due. (Option to come to only one or two sessions available for those who need refresher class only)

Class 1: Go With The Flow
This class is designed to help expectant mothers and their support person prepare for a positive childbirth experience. Mothers will learn what to expect during the labor process and ways to use breathing and relaxation to cope with discomfort during childbirth.

Class 2: When Pregnancy Isn't Perfect
This class educates women on pregnancy complications and alternative birth methods including cesarean section delivery and use of medications and anesthesia during the labor process.

Class 3: Breastfeeding Your Newborn
Topics during this class include information on childcare and newborn development, what to expect immediately after the delivery of your baby, and tips and techniques that will enable you to have a positive breastfeeding experience.

Class 4: Putting It All Together
It's celebration time! During the final class in the series, we will celebrate your pregnancy with a party complete with games and door prizes. This will provide mportant information regarding postpartum recovery for mom. It will also provide the opportunity to practice breathing and relaxation skills learned throughout the previous three weeks. Enjoy refreshments provided by Sierra Cascade Nutrition and Activity Consortium.