january, 2018

6jan8:30 am- 4:30 pmChildbirth Express Class at St. John's

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HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital

This one day class gives you in-depth preparation for your labor and delivery experience. You and your support person will learn the process of labor and delivery in order to work together and share the birth of your baby. This class covers breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort measures during labor, pain control options as well as other coping strategies (massage techniques, positioning.) Other methods of birth (Cesarean delivery) will be covered briefly in class.

Registration is required. We encourage you to register by the beginning of your sixth month of pregnancy. The fee is $75 per couple. Please 

Tummy of a Pregnant Woman

dress comfortably, bring 2 pillows and an exercise mat or towel to use on the floor for positioning practice. You may click on the link below to register or you may call the Women’s Resource Center at (217)744-2229.

Class will be held in Classroom C/D on the 4th floor of the Carol Jo Vecchie building. Please park in the ramp and enter through the lobby. Please arrive a few minutes early to collect class materials.

Instructor: Andra Grable is a certified doula (DONA) and also is certified in massage therapy. Additionally, she has earned her Bachelors in Biology.

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(Saturday) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


St. John's Children's Hospital

800 E. Carpenter St., Springfield, IL 62769

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