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.

2017 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. 14     Feb. 18    March 18     April 8     May 20

June 10    July 15     Aug. 12      Sept. 16    Oct. 14

Nov. 18     Dec. 9

 

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

Monday classes

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

Jan. 16      Feb. 20      March 20       April 17         May 15

June 19     July 17       Aug. 21         Sept. 18        Oct. 16

Nov. 20      Dec. 18

 
 

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 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at the LaGrange County Health Department, 304 N. Townline Road, LaGrange, on the following dates:

Jan. 9     Feb. 13      March 13     April 10     May 8     

June 12    July 10     Aug. 14       Sept. 11

Oct. 9      Nov. 13      Dec. 11

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. 6     Feb. 3     March 3     April 7     May 5     June 2

July 7     Aug 4       Sept. 1      Oct. 6      Nov. 3     Dec. 1

 

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