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New Beginnings Childbirth Class

This childbirth class is designed to help expectant parents understand pregnancy, prepare for the childbirth experience at the Dolly Parton Birthing Unit and care for their newborn. You’ll find the program enlightening and entertaining, as well as beneficial. New Beginnings is offered monthly from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The program is recommended for mothers in their eighth month of pregnancy. Class size is limited.

The class includes:

  • Third trimester discomforts, cause and treatments
  • True vs. false labor and pre-term labor
  • Equipment used on unit during labor and delivery
  • Stages of labor and delivery
  • Cesarean section, postpartum care, and rooming-in precautions
  • Questions and answers about general baby care such as breastfeeding, circumcision, feeding, crying, sleeping and bathing.
  • Tour of the Dolly Parton Birthing Unit.

Cost of class: $30 (only available for those who deliver at LeConte Medical Center)

2020 Schedule

Tuesday, February 11

Tuesday, March 10

Tuesday, April 21

Tuesday, May 12

Tuesday, June 9

Tuesday, July 14

Tuesday, August 11

Tuesday, September 15

Tuesday, October 13

Tuesday, November 10

No Classes in December