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Conemaugh Health System offers several classes to help prepare expectant parents and their families for a new baby.

To register or for more information, please call (814) 534-9009

Prepared Childbirth Class
Expectant parents can attend four two-hour classes to learn more about their pregnancy and what to expect during labor and delivery. Classes are held Tuesdays/Wednesdays of every month from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Obstetrics Conference Room, 5th Floor, Clinical Pavilion, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Main Campus. 

Expectant mothers will be scheduled for the 4-week class the month before they are due.  Moms can choose either a Tuesday or Wednesday night class. (Monday classes are offered in November in place of Decemeber classes).  Class events are outlined with a confirmation of attendance letter.

Breastfeeding
This three-hour class is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about breastfeeding. This course is offered the first Thursday of every month from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Obstetrics Conference Room, 5th Floor, Clinical Pavilion, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Main Campus. Breastfeeding class topics include:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Preparation for breastfeeding
  • Getting started
  • Proper positioning
  • Latch on
  • Common problems
  • Infant hydration

Check our Calendar of Events for upcoming classes. Pre-registration is recommended and sometimes required.