While this may be your first baby, we hope it's comforting to know that Hartford Hospital has over 150 years of experience to offer you.  Our classes are taught by experienced professionals and are held in Avon, Enfield, Hartford, Glastonbury, West Hartford, and Wethersfield.

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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