Parkview LaGrange Hospital

Women's Health

​Parkview LaGrange Hospital offers monthly prenatal education and breastfeeding classes. Class size is limited to ensure personal attention for each participant. Early registration for all classes is recommended. Call (260) 463-9300 or (877) 745-4441, ext. 49300 to register.

2018 Class Options


Preparing for Childbirth

Partners are encouraged to attend. To help you prepare for childbirth, this class covers the following:

  • Process of labor and birth
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Pain management options
  • Physical and emotional changes

Saturday classes

Offered from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Parkview LaGrange Hospital on the following dates:

Jan. 13     Feb. 10    March 10     April 14     May 12

June 9    July 7     Aug. 18      Sept. 15    Oct. 13

Nov. 10     Dec. 15


Breastfeeding Class

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for the first 12 months of life. Taught by a certified lactation consultant, this one-time class is highly recommended if you are considering breastfeeding your baby. Partners are encouraged to attend. This class covers:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Correct positioning and latching
  • Pumping and storing breast milk
  • Common concerns and questions

Wednesday classes

Offered from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Parkview LaGrange Hospital on the following dates:

Jan. 24      Feb. 21      March 21       April 25         May 23

June 20     July 25       Aug. 22         Sept. 19        Oct. 24

Nov. 14      Dec. 19


Breastfeeding Support Group

Our certified lactation staff will give you support, answer your questions and encourage new moms who are breastfeeding.

Monday meetings

Offered from 4 - 6 p.m. at Parkview LaGrange Hospital on the following dates:

Jan. 8     Feb. 12      March 12     April 9     May 14     

June 11    July 9     Aug. 13       Sept. 10

Oct. 8      Nov. 12      Dec. 10

Safe Sleep Class

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants and children under one year of age. Attend this 90-minute class and learn ways to reduce the risk of SIDS. Those who qualify will receive a portable crib upon completion of the class.

Friday Classes

Offered from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Parkview LaGrange Hospital on the following dates:

Jan. 5     Feb. 2     March 2     April 13     May 4     June 1

July 6     Aug 3       Sept. 7      Oct. 5      Nov. 2     Dec. 7


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