Twin Preparation Class
Department:   Parent Education Program, Women's Health Services
Description:

This three part series will cover the unique needs of parents delivering and caring for multiples. Expectant parents may invite extended family members to attend any of the classes.

Class #1 will be led by a Childbirth Educator. Topics covered: late pregnancy concerns, labor and delivery, Cesarean section, and immediate postpartum care.

Class #2 will be led by an Prenatal Educator and will include a tour of Hartford Hospital's Childbirth Center. Topics covered: identifying support systems available, how to take care of your newborns (sleeping, crying, bathing, recognizing illness, injury prevention), and sibling adjustment.

Class #3 will be led by a Nurse/Lactation Consultant/Parent of multiples and will include a tour of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at CCMC. Topics covered: breastfeeding and formula feeding multiples, postpartum adjustment, and managing multiples at home.

*May be able to pro-rate if unable to attend all three classes. Call for information. This class closes registration by midnight, 48 hours prior to the beginning of class, so please register early.*

Registration: Required.
Fee Desc: Class fee is per couple. Register mother only.
Fee Amount: $125.00
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