Classes and Events

Birth, Baby and Parenting

Learn more about which of our pregnancy education and baby care classes is right for you. Need help? Call 303-916-1978

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Online Classes

 

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Tour our Women’s and Newborn Center including the Labor and Delivery Unit, Special Care Nursery and Postpartum Suites. Join us and discover what makes Platte Valley different.

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Baby Basics

Learn realistic expectations for your baby's first months and information and hands-on practice with bathing, diapering, cord and circumcision care. 

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This two-day class features the same content as Birthing Basics Express, spread out into two class sessions for your convenience and more practice time. Please have two pillows to use at home.

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This one-day class is designed to acquaint you and your partner with the labor and birthing process. Relaxation, breathing and comfort techniques for natural labor and birth are practiced. Pain management options are also reviewed. Mild exercise for third trimester discomforts are practiced. Warning signs of pregnancy are discussed. Please have pillows to use at home.

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Basics of breastfeeding, such as positioning, latching on, nipple care and breast milk supply. Taught by a certified lactation specialist, we'll discuss how moms can incorporate returning to work while breastfeeding. Partners are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

iStock585091904Bootcamp for New Dads

First-time dads love this workshop led by men for men.  Learn about the unique aspects of new fatherhood by the experts - new fathers and their babies. Topics include: guide to crying babies, dad’s toolbox, caring for new mom, birth and bonding, what to expect after you go home and your role as the protector. This class is offered virtually through Saint Joseph Hospital.  
 

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Congratulations! You’re a new mom, now what? Join us for Mommy Mingle. It’s a safe place to connect with moms like you and is led by lactation specialists and other medical professionals. You can sign up for this when you are in the hospital after the birth of your baby. The lactation consultants will provide you with a link when you sign up.

You can also join our private Facebook Group for weekly support; search: Mommy Mingle at PVMC

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