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Parenting Classes

Class Descriptions  

Lamaze

A combination of relaxation, breathing techniques, comfort measures and position changes that are designed to help during labor and birth. We stress that partners are essential throughout labor, birth, postpartum and parenting. Please bring: a pillow, blanket, snacks, and water. Moms need to wear shorts or slacks and comfortable shoes, as you’ll be doing some floor work. $120 - MPG Patients $140 - Other

Labor Skills (In-person)

This class takes a “straight to the point” approach in preparing expectant parents for labor. You will learn about breathing and coping skills, positions, positive affirmation, and progression in childbirth. Classes held at SaguaMPG classroom at a limited capacity. $100 MPG Patients $110 Other

Breastfeeding 101

A class designed to help mothers and their partners gain confidence and skills in breastfeeding such as how it works, feeding cues, frequency, positioning and latch, support and its wonderful benefits for mom, baby, and the entire family. $20 - MPG Patients $25 - Other

4th Trimester

This class helps prepare parents for how to handle to days after baby comes. Topics include: What to expect after delivery, how to care for yourself after vaginal birth and c-section, recognizing what's normal and what needs attentions, and how to handle the first 72 hours after birth. $20 MPG Patients $25 Other

Parenting Safety

This class helps parents appreciate the importance of interacting with their baby; understanding growth and development; and setting realistic expectations.  The class will use open discussion to talk about discipline, prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Shaken Baby Syndrome.  Life skills such as basic infant CPR and Car Seat Safety will be included. $20 MPG Patients $25 Other

Baby Daddy Course

This class is designed exclusively to help dads or support persons become confident and competent in their role. Partners will have a better understanding of their woman, recognize the classic signs of labor and what to do, verbalize 3 feeding cues of the newborn, how to respond to a crying baby, and understand relationships and dynamics between their partner and the newest addition to the family. $20 MPG Patients $25 Other

Meet Our Patient Educator 

Barbara Mafnas

RN, MSN, LCCE

Patient Educator & Lactation Consultant 

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