Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering a four-week Childbirth Preparation class on the following dates: Wednesday, June 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 6 to 8:30 pm. Childbirth Preparation classes are held at Firelands Regional Medical Center, South Campus, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky.
Participants will learn breathing patterns and relaxation exercises to be used during labor and delivery. Induction of labor, medication and anesthesia options, Caesarian birth and recovery will also be discussed.
Childbirth classes are taught by experienced obstetrical nurses from Firelands Regional Medical Center with a clinical background focused on contemporary childbirth methods. It is recommended that this course be taken during the last trimester of pregnancy and that expectant mothers select a class that ends at least three weeks before their due date
The cost for the class is $35 per couple. No one will be refused this course due to inability to pay. The Foundation for Firelands provides funding to make this program possible. Register online by visiting the calendar of events at firelands.com or by calling 419-557-7840.
About Firelands Regional Medical Center
Firelands Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for its award-winning care. As a 400-bed facility, Firelands was ranked #1 in Ohio (top 5% nationally) for Spine Surgery, 2013; #4 in Ohio (top 5% nationally) for Vascular Surgery, 2013; #4 in Ohio (top 10% nationally) for Overall Orthopedic Services, 2013; Top 10% Nationally in Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation, ranked in the Top 5% nationally for Patient Safety, 2011, is accredited in heart failure and is an American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline heart attack center, as well as a certified chest pain center. Firelands Regional Medical Center is a Verified Level III Trauma Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, and is the area’s only Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Serving a five-county region, Firelands provides many advanced care services to the region including comprehensive cancer care, full-time interventional cardiac care and open heart surgery, wound care services including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), acute inpatient rehabilitation, as well as many advanced surgical procedures. For more information about Firelands, visit our website at firelands.com.