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At Holy Family Hospital we offer a variety of educational classes for pre- and post-pregnancy. A description of each class is included below.

To sign up, simply click here to download the printable registration form and mail it back, with a check for payment, to:

Holy Family Hospital
Attention: Birthing Center
70 East Street
Methuen, MA 01844
 

If you have additional questions for the childbirth education coordinator, call 978-687-0156, ext. 2271 or e-mail HFH.ChildBirthEducation@steward.org. We look forward to hearing from you and will respond to all inquiries within seven business days. 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

Lamaze Childbirth Education Package - Six-Week or Saturday Option
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Our Lamaze program will prepare you and your labor coach for the big day. Our childbirth educator will discuss the philosophy and fundamentals of birth, relaxation, breathing techniques, comfort measures, positions for labor, medications, anesthesia, pushing, delivery, medical interventions, Cesarean-section, mock labor, postpartum "baby blues" and other topics. During Lamaze class, you will also cover baby care basics and tour the Birthing Center. 

Lamaze classes are limited to between 8 and 10 couples and also include a Breastfeeding class at no extra charge.

All Holy Family Hospital Lamaze childbirth educators are nationally certified by either Lamaze International (ICCE) or the International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA).

Breastfeeding
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This class provides instruction and support for mothers who want to breastfeed and to those undecided. The class covers the principles of breastfeeding, its benefits, weaning, and the transition back to work.

Sibling Preparation Class
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This class prepares children for the new addition to the family and describes their upcoming role as a big brother or a big sister. The children are given a tour, shown a video and have the opportunity to try their hands at diapering and feeding their “favorite baby”. This program is offered every other month to children three years of age and older. A parent is required to accompany the child.

CPR For Friends and Family
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In this three-hour class, taught by an American Heart Association instructor, you will learn CPR for infants (children under the age of one) and how to help an infant who is choking.  A safety presentation is also provided. Have the satisfaction of knowing your infants are safe. Our gift shop carries "Family and Friend CPR Anytime", a self-directed, personal CPR kit that makes learning the core skills of CPR easy, convenient and affordable.

Refresher Class
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For moms who have already experienced motherhood, this class offers a refresher on what to expect and how to prepare.


If you have additional questions for the childbirth education coordinator, call 978-687-0156, ext. 2271 or e-mail HFH.ChildBirthEducation@steward.org. We look forward to hearing from you and will respond to all inquiries within five business days. 




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